This module aims to equip those whose work involves managing patients who have diabetes mellitus to develop their knowledge and skills in this area. This module will cover focused consultation skills, diagnosis of diabetes mellitus incorporating World Health Organisation (WHO) and National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines, the fundamentals involved in managing patients with diabetes mellitus, pharmacological management of patients with diabetes and complications of diabetes including retinopathy, nephropathy and neuropathy.
Students will be classroom based for the four full day taught sessions which will be over a four month period and will be expected to work with a clinical mentor in practice to further develop the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. The assessment for this module will reflect achievement at level 6.
This course is delivered by University of Sunderland Clinical Sciences lecturers and is taught over four full days over a four-month period at the University of Sunderland. Each day uses a variety of teaching and learning methods including interactive workshops and will focus on a specific topic that you can then consolidate in clinical practice. Assessment will be by an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) utilising simulated patients in a variety of Diabetes based consultations. Additionally, there will be a critical review of one cardiovascular condition.
We usually require applicants to be health care professionals. You should be working in a clinical setting where your work involves delivering diabetic services.
The fee for this course is £350.
This information was correct at the time of publication.