Diabetes Management within Health and Social Care Settings
Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11
- Relevant local and national policy
- Aetiology and physiology
- Diabetes complications and management
- Assessment skills
- End of life care
- Quality improvement
- Patient safety
- Treatment and ongoing management options
- Care planning
- Psych-social issues related to diabetes
- Complexities within diabetes
This module is delivered using a blend of face to face learning and online learning.
Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
- Critically examine the impact of local, national and political, health and social care agendas on the management of diabetes
- Critically evaluate approaches for holistic assessment of persons with diabetes
- Critically review therapeutic interventions of persons with diabetes in a multi–agency context
- Critically evaluate psychosocial concepts and strategies to support persons with diabetes and their families and carers
- Explore and critically review emerging strategies to manage persons with diabetes.
This course is assessed through written assignment.
The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.
Study Skills Support
The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:
- Academic writing
- Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
- Maths and statistics
- English language
- Information technology support
This module is suitable for registered nurses, health and social care professionals and other individuals who work with people who have diabetes, their families and/or carers, either on an individual basis or within a group setting.
Normally, you are expected to be able to demonstrate degree level study; however, if this is not the case, interested individuals are encouraged to make contact and discuss their circumstances.
For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter. For further information see:
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