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Professional Development
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You can view, apply for and review your professional development courses in health and applied sciences here.

Care of the Adult with Diabetes


Courses

Please select the level of study you wish to apply for. Level M indicates that you wish to study at Masters level, and Levels 1-3 indicate that you wish to study at Degree (Undergraduate) level.

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZTR3Q-20-3

Level

3

Fees

20-21 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

20-21 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning. Submission Date : TBC. Please ignore the venue information in our offer email. Due to the pandemic your course will be taught ONLINE and all dates will stay as contact days until the Course Lead advises otherwise.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

The course is full, please select another available date or join the waiting list.

If you are already registered, clicking on the waiting list button will take you to the application form for you to complete and be added to the waiting list

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 04 November 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 11 November 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 18 November 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 25 November 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 02 December 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 09 December 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 27 January 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 24/03/21 PLEASE NOTE: once your application status is showing as registered, it will take up to 5 working days for your login details for MyUWE to be issued by email. Please only contact us if you have not received after this time Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning. Submission Date : TBC. Please ignore the venue information in our offer email. Due to the pandemic your course will be taught ONLINE and all dates will stay as contact days until the Course Lead advises otherwise.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 07 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 14 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 21 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 28 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 05 May 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 12 May 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 16 June 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00

Applications

University

Assessment

Level 3  

Presentation of an evidence based poster linked to an aspect of diabetes, followed by critical questioning as an oral defence of the poster.

The presentation and oral defence will last a maximum of 30 minutes, broken down into a 20 minute presentation of the poster, followed by a 10 minute oral defence, composed of critical questions. The poster will be assessed under controlled conditions.

Level M 

A 3000 word essay which explores a review of an individual with diabetes. This should include:

  • Biopsychosocial issues for the patient
  • Intervention strategies and priorities on the part of the healthcare professional
  • Clinical goals.

The essay should demonstrate a thorough understanding of the pathophysiology of the disease process, and the impact on the individual.  Knowledge of accepted guidelines and their application to practice should be evident.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

 

Content

Topics will include:

Physiology of diabetes

  • Pathophysiology of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and how this relates to the normal physiology of insulin production and mode of action
  • Initial diagnosis and investigations in diabetes
  • Typical progressive patterns of diabetes
  • Pharmacology

Management of diabetes

  • Psychosocial considerations in diabetes management
  • Health promotion in diabetes and the role of lifestyle modification and behaviour change theories
  • Nutrition
  • Causes, prevention and treatment of acute emergencies
  • Principles of self-management
  • The importance of monitoring in preventing acute and chronic complications of diabetes
  • Retinopathy, Nephropathy, Neuropathy, Macro and Micro-vascular disease

Living with diabetes and maintaining optimal health

  • The implications of ethnicity, gender and health beliefs
  • The principles of structured education in diabetes
  • Specific management of certain groups of patient i.e. inpatients, young people, pregnant women, older adults and frail people

Professional issues

  • Multi-disciplinary roles in diabetes care
  • National and Local policies relevant to diabetes care and management (NSF, NICE, Expert patient)
  • Contemporary research and application to evidence-based care in diabetes management.

Entry Requirements

You must be a registered practitioner, and have successfully completed a two to three day foundation course in diabetes, or have equivalent knowledge gained through study and/or clinical practice.

Introduction

On successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the pathophysiology associated with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, and their impact on individuals, their family and carers.
  • Identify contemporary issues in diabetes care management, and apply evidence, guidelines and national and local policy frameworks in managing complex clinical situations.
  • Demonstrate understanding of pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies for the clinical management of diabetes and the prevention of complications in a range of patient scenarios.
  • Develop and evaluate care strategies that promote health and minimise the physical and psychosocial impact of diabetes and its complications.
  • Evaluate own role, and that of the multidisciplinary team, in the care management for individuals with diabetes.

Learning and Teaching

Scheduled learning includes lectures, seminars, tutorials, reflection on practice and work based learning, practical classes and workshops.

Independent learning includes hours engaged with essential reading, case study preparation and presentation, assignment preparation and completion.

Study facilities

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 3 and Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZTSVX-20-M

Level

M

Fees

20-21 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

20-21 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning. Submission Date : TBC. Please ignore the venue information in our offer email. Due to the pandemic your course will be taught ONLINE and all dates will stay as contact days until the Course Lead advises otherwise.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

The course is full, please select another available date or join the waiting list.

If you are already registered, clicking on the waiting list button will take you to the application form for you to complete and be added to the waiting list

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 04 November 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 11 November 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 18 November 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 25 November 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 02 December 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 09 December 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 27 January 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 24/03/21 PLEASE NOTE: once your application status is showing as registered, it will take up to 5 working days for your login details for MyUWE to be issued by email. Please only contact us if you have not received after this time Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning. Submission Date : TBC. Please ignore the venue information in our offer email. Due to the pandemic your course will be taught ONLINE and all dates will stay as contact days until the Course Lead advises otherwise.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 07 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 14 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 21 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 28 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 05 May 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 12 May 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 16 June 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00

Applications

University

Assessment

Level 3  

Presentation of an evidence based poster linked to an aspect of diabetes, followed by critical questioning as an oral defence of the poster.

The presentation and oral defence will last a maximum of 30 minutes, broken down into a 20 minute presentation of the poster, followed by a 10 minute oral defence, composed of critical questions. The poster will be assessed under controlled conditions.

Level M 

A 3000 word essay which explores a review of an individual with diabetes. This should include:

  • Biopsychosocial issues for the patient
  • Intervention strategies and priorities on the part of the healthcare professional
  • Clinical goals.

The essay should demonstrate a thorough understanding of the pathophysiology of the disease process, and the impact on the individual.  Knowledge of accepted guidelines and their application to practice should be evident.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

 

Content

Topics will include:

Physiology of diabetes

  • Pathophysiology of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and how this relates to the normal physiology of insulin production and mode of action
  • Initial diagnosis and investigations in diabetes
  • Typical progressive patterns of diabetes
  • Pharmacology

Management of diabetes

  • Psychosocial considerations in diabetes management
  • Health promotion in diabetes and the role of lifestyle modification and behaviour change theories
  • Nutrition
  • Causes, prevention and treatment of acute emergencies
  • Principles of self-management
  • The importance of monitoring in preventing acute and chronic complications of diabetes
  • Retinopathy, Nephropathy, Neuropathy, Macro and Micro-vascular disease

Living with diabetes and maintaining optimal health

  • The implications of ethnicity, gender and health beliefs
  • The principles of structured education in diabetes
  • Specific management of certain groups of patient i.e. inpatients, young people, pregnant women, older adults and frail people

Professional issues

  • Multi-disciplinary roles in diabetes care
  • National and Local policies relevant to diabetes care and management (NSF, NICE, Expert patient)
  • Contemporary research and application to evidence-based care in diabetes management.

Entry Requirements

You must be a registered practitioner, and have successfully completed a two to three day foundation course in diabetes, or have equivalent knowledge gained through study and/or clinical practice.

Introduction

On successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the pathophysiology associated with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, and their impact on individuals, their family and carers.
  • Identify contemporary issues in diabetes care management, and apply evidence, guidelines and national and local policy frameworks in managing complex clinical situations.
  • Demonstrate understanding of pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies for the clinical management of diabetes and the prevention of complications in a range of patient scenarios.
  • Develop and evaluate care strategies that promote health and minimise the physical and psychosocial impact of diabetes and its complications.
  • Evaluate own role, and that of the multidisciplinary team, in the care management for individuals with diabetes.

Learning and Teaching

Scheduled learning includes lectures, seminars, tutorials, reflection on practice and work based learning, practical classes and workshops.

Independent learning includes hours engaged with essential reading, case study preparation and presentation, assignment preparation and completion.

Study facilities

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 3 and Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses