Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
School of Nursing
30 January 2023
Multi-disciplinary module providing opportunity for healthcare professionals to advance their knowledge in meeting needs of those living with diabetes
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As incidence of diabetes continues to increase, a multi-disciplinary primary care team approach is needed to respond effectively to the health needs of patients. This is a bespoke course for diabetes management in primary care that promotes a consistent standard of care, develops supportive relationships and promotes an environment that encourages shared learning.
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Nationally and globally the incidence of diabetes diagnosis continues to increase, posing challenges for all healthcare professionals involved in the management of diabetes. A multi-disciplinary primary care team approach is needed to respond effectively to the health needs of patients. This is a bespoke course for diabetes management in primary care that aims to provide an opportunity for healthcare professionals in primary care to advance their knowledge, skills and competency in meeting the needs of people living with diabetes using a person-centred approach.
Epidemiology, screening and diagnosis of diabetes
Patient education and lifestyle management of diabetes
Diabetic management of complex cases and diabetic emergencies
Prevention and management of diabetes complications
Structuring and undertaking a multi-disciplinary diabetes clinic in primary care
Presentation [70%] Written Summary [30%]
The student will be required to deliver a short presentation on a case arising from practice. Students will make a ten-minute presentation to their peers appraising the significance of an issue identified in light of current literature. Students will then lead a discussion and elicit potential solutions that may be employed to address the issue. Students will submit individually a written summary of the presentation to the Module Coordinator. The presentation will be assessed, after each presentation, verbal and written feedback will be provided to the student.
This course is delivered via blended learning. There are four online 3 hour lectures and two face to face 3 hour seminars.
Applicants must hold current professional registration with a Professional Health Body such as GMC, NMC, Pharmaceutical Society of N.Ireland.
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