Diabetes

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Description

Part 1

This is the first of two modules examining the disease Diabetes Mellitus and many of the policy issues surrounding it. In this module you will be introduced to the nature and pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus.

You will examine in critical detail some of the standards within the NSF for diabetes, the context of assessment, treatment and management of the disease in adults, children and adolescents, as well as the implementation of these standards within the community and hospital settings, and the evidence base for best practice in diabetes care.ed conclusions from data, Descriptive Statistics is utilised to describe what the data is presenting.

Part 2

This is the second module on d…

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Part 1

This is the first of two modules examining the disease Diabetes Mellitus and many of the policy issues surrounding it. In this module you will be introduced to the nature and pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus.

You will examine in critical detail some of the standards within the NSF for diabetes, the context of assessment, treatment and management of the disease in adults, children and adolescents, as well as the implementation of these standards within the community and hospital settings, and the evidence base for best practice in diabetes care.ed conclusions from data, Descriptive Statistics is utilised to describe what the data is presenting.

Part 2

This is the second module on diabetes, which continues to examine in detail the remaining standards within the NSF for Diabetes and their implementation.

By the end of this course the student should be able to propose, justify and critically evaluate educational strategies for clients with diabetes in order to promote their empowerment and self care; demonstrate in-depth evidence-based knowledge of the assessment, treatment and management of people with diabetes during admission to hospital and during pregnancy, utilising new approaches to care management when appropriate; demonstrate in-depth evidence-based knowledge related to the assessment, treatment and management of long-term complications of diabetes mellitus; demonstrate in-depth knowledge of a multiprofessional diabetes service and an understanding of other professionals' roles, identifying the leadership requirements of team care for clients with diabetes; and demonstrate in-depth knowledge of current local and national policy relevant to diabetes, identifying, assessing and resolving problems raised by policy change.

Syllabus

Part 1

The nature and pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus

An introduction to the National Service Framework for Diabetes

Standards 1 & 2: Prevention of type 2 diabetes and identification of people with diabetes

Standard 4: Clinical care of adults with diabetes mellitus

Standards 5 & 6: Clinical care of children and young people with diabetes mellitus

Standard 7: Management of diabetic emergencies

Part 2

Standard 3: Empowering people with diabetes

Standard 8: Care of people with diabetes during admission to hospital

Standard 9: Diabetes and pregnancy

Standards 10 and 11, part 1: Detection and management of long-term complications - diabetic retinopathy and renal nephropathy

Standards 10 and 11, part 2: Detection and management of long-term complications - Lower limb and cardiovascular complications

Multiprofessional and multiagency management of the diabetes service

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Qualifications

On completion of your course, you will receive the dual award:

Award 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Diabetes Diploma

Diabetes Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Award 2 is issued by our Awarding Body: Level 4 Diabetes Award

At the end of this course successful learners will also receive a Level 4 NCFE Award Certificate of Achievement. Our course has been accredited under our NCFE IIQ Licence and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

This award has been designed by Stonebridge Associated Colleges to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.

To view a sample of the NCFE Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

To view a sample of the NCFE Candidate Unit Summary, please click here.

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Study Options

In order to offer our students the most convenient and flexible distance learning courses, Stonebridge Associated College offers you the option to study for your course via two methods:

  • 1. Via the traditional paper-based method.
  • 2. Through the online method via ElearnUK.

If you do not have Internet access, or would prefer to study this course via the traditional paper/postal based study method, you can find more information on the course by clicking on the link below.

Stonebridge Prices

Studying by Post. If you would like to pay by instalments, we do offer an affordable interest free payment plan scheme which allows you to spread the cost of your course over a number of months. However, to use this option you will need to study for your course using the traditional paper-based method. For more information on our payment plans please visit our website at www.stonebridge.uk.com

The reason why the course fee is less if you choose to study online, is because with online study there are no costs associated with postage and printing etc. and thus we are able to offer the course at a reduced rate.

The total amount payable over the term's period, is no more than the total cash price of the course.
(APR = 0%). Written quotations are available on request.

Study Hours

This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 120 hrs.

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