School of Health and Life Sciences  

Diabetes Management for Primary Health Care Professionals

UK & EU Students

Course Details

Classification:PEC

Course Duration:6 Days

Course Start Date:February 2013

Course Mode:Part Time

Subject Area:Health and Social Care

Course Fees

Students from England, Wales or Northern Ireland

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Students from Scotland and the rest of the EU

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Minimum Entry Requirements

EssentialCandidates will normally be expected to have an Honours degree or equivalent in an area related to Health from a recognised Higher Education Institute or NHS institute (or equivalent) or a combination of other appropriate qualifications with Recognised Prior Learning (RPL). Applicants would normally be registered health care professionals.

Non UK/EU Students

Course Details

Classification:PEC

Course Duration:6 Days

Course Start Date:February 2013

Course Mode:Part Time

Subject Area:Health and Social Care

Course Fees

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Minimum Entry Requirements

EssentialCandidates will normally be expected to have an Honours degree or equivalent in an area related to Health from a recognised Higher Education Institute or NHS institute (or equivalent) or a combination of other appropriate qualifications with Recognised Prior Learning (RPL). Applicants would normally be registered health care professionals.
English LanguageOverseas applicants must have proficiency in written and spoken English equivalent to at least level 6 of IELTS with no single element below 5.5.

Further Education Students

Course Details

Classification:PEC

Course Duration:6 Days

Course Start Date:February 2013

Course Mode:Part Time

Subject Area:Health and Social Care

Course Fees

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Course Description

This is a part-time course running over six days from February to April. This module has been devised to assist Health Care Professionals in primary care in the best care and management of patients with diabetes.

Syllabus

The syllabus includes:

Review of normal physiology of the control of glucose including role of pancreas, kidney, liver and adrenals
Overview of the nature of and types of diabetes
Epidemiology
Ealing with emergencies mergencies
Complications and their prevention such as Retinopathy, neuropathy, the diabetic foot, erectile dysfunction and macrovascular changes
Pharmacological treatment of hyperglycaemia
Counselling and management of patients of different ages
Depression and diabetes
Dietary issues associated with diabetes: diet and lifestyle, dietary management and food labelling Diet and exercise Reproductive complications of diabetes Continual monitoring including the annual review of persons with diabetes
Insulin initiation
Analytical aspects of diagnosis and monitoring
The roles of the different Health Care Professionals and multi-professional liaison in the management of the patient
Essay writing and accessing literature

The module is accredited at 20 CAT points at Masters level and can be used as a module towards our MSc Diabetes Care and Management. Assessment is by a mixture of workshop reports, an oral presentation, an essay and an objective test.
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