Short courses
Nursing, Midwifery & Health Professions

Diabetes Management and Prevention

HEE funded masterclass

You build upon existing knowledge to improve the quality of care and service delivered to those living with diabetes. You are introduced to different types of diabetes, its current treatment and management, including monitoring and technology, targets, medication, exercise and diet.

Course information

Part-time

  • 1 day

More part-time details

  • 23 May 2019
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384110
  • Fee for UK/EU applicants: £100

Contact details

Further information

Both acute and long-term complications associated with diabetes is discussed. You consider pre-conceptual care and pregnancy, and how to support service users of all ages throughout their long-term condition.

Finally, you review practical behaviour change tools and the importance of evidence-based structured education with examples that can be adapted into practice.

You study:

  • the main types of diabetes and potential risk factors including genetics and lifestyle choices
  • factors that can influence diagnosis and initial treatment of diabetes
  • target blood glucose and HbA1c ranges arguing the need for individualised service-user goals
  • the importance of blood glucose and ketone monitoring and associated equipment including recent advances in technology
  • evidence-based treatment options including oral and injectable medication and insulin, and associated equipment including recent advances in technology
  • carbohydrate counting
  • acute and long-term complications of diabetes and treatment
  • family planning and pregnancy
  • structured education models
  • basic behaviour change tools.

Entry requirements

HEE Funded
To access a HEE funded place you must be a non-medical employee and your organisation and CWD lead must approve your application for workforce needs before the start of the masterclass.

Self-funding
To access this on a self-funding basis you must pay the fee before the start of the masterclass using the online shop

Health conditions requiring adjustments

For this particular course, you may need to undertake an occupational health or work-based risk assessment check. If you have a disability, specific learning difficulty, mental health condition, autism spectrum condition, sensory impairment or medical condition that may require reasonable adjustments during an external placement, in the university or in a clinical practice area, this must be declared as part of the enrolment process. If you are unsure you can contact the relevant admissions or course tutor for guidance.

Course information

Part-time

  • 1 day

More part-time details

  • 23 May 2019
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384110
  • Fee for UK/EU applicants: £100

Contact details

Further information