This course examines in-depth knowledge of Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes mellitus [DM].
Through critical exploration and evaluation of practice, political and service issues, the course aims to enhance confidence and competence to care for a person with DM at an advanced level. This means to be able to evaluate how government standards and service-led innovations are central to advancing healthcare in DM.
The course is taught jointly at L6 and L7.
The L6 course will have marking criteria reflective of writing at Degree level.
Who is it for?
This course is suitable for registered nurses and allied health professionals wanting to increase their knowledge of diabetes care in both primary and secondary care.
May: Wednesday 5, 12, 19 and 26 May 2021
June: Wednesday 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 June 2021
July: Wednesday 7July 2021
The aim of the course is to improve patient care, practitioner knowledge and consider service improvement. Lecturers are expert clinicians in the field of diabetes.
This course is worth 15 credits at L6.
CPD total contact hours 22; self-directed learning 128 hours
This course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.