Diabetes (Care and Management of People with Diabetes Mellitus) Academic Credits

Location Stafford campus


Course Start

Term 2

This course will be delivered on Thursdays for 12 weeks from 13.00 – 16:30 commencing 17th January 2019


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Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences

Course Outline

This module spans one academic term and is delivered by a teaching learning approach. There are 12 days of learning to encompass the wide range of issues and subjects encountered in this clinical speciality. It is supported by an academic team of experienced lecturers and expert specialists in diabetic care and management. The module uses Blackboard to support learning and giving access to the multitude of specialist data written on this clinical subject. The majority of learning will be classroom based with interactive discussion and small group work. The importance of sharing experiences previously encountered in clinical practice is valued and encouraged throughout the course. Tutorial support will be offered in reference to assessment work at the conclusion of each week’s sessions as well as via e mail.
The module will build the knowledge base from biology/pathophysiology to explore the specific care needs of the group due to disease progression, linking with areas of health education, teaching, monitoring, support and the wider health care team involvement in the long term and holistic care and management required by the person with a diagnosis of diabetes.


Entry requirements

Experience and interest in this clinical speciality. Working in a health care setting.
Nurses in all fields, Midwives, Paramedics, Social workers, Doctors can all apply to attend this module.

Course Content

This is a 15 credit level 6 learning module, focussing on the care and management of persons with Diabetes Mellitus. You will have the opportunity to gain and expand the knowledge and understanding needed to care for this specific client group within a healthcare environment.
The knowledge and learning gained will be able to be linked and applied into the clinical practice arena that you are working within.

Key Features

This module aims to increase students’ knowledge, skills and understanding of diabetes mellitus, and caring for persons and their carers affected by Diabetes in both primary and secondary care environments.


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