Diabetes: Management of Type 1 (level 6)

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Description

This module is not scheduled to run in 2013/4.

Expressions of interest in the module are welcome for 2014/5; please email healthadmissions@cumbria.ac.uk

Why study with us?

The aim of this module is to develop your knowledge and understanding in the assessment and management of clients with Type 1 diabetes.

Finance

If you are employed within NHS North West and this module is to be funded by your employing Trust, please contact your Line Manager and CPD Lead for advice relating to funding and the funding application process.

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This module is not scheduled to run in 2013/4.

Expressions of interest in the module are welcome for 2014/5; please email healthadmissions@cumbria.ac.uk

Why study with us?

The aim of this module is to develop your knowledge and understanding in the assessment and management of clients with Type 1 diabetes.

Finance

If you are employed within NHS North West and this module is to be funded by your employing Trust, please contact your Line Manager and CPD Lead for advice relating to funding and the funding application process.

Resources and facilities

We are amongst the UK’s leading health and wellbeing faculties and are proud of the high level of support we are able to offer to our students. We provide a wide range of high-quality courses supported by expert academic and clinical practice staff. If you join us you will enjoy great facilities and learn alongside caring, committed and experienced professionals. Our employment record is excellent.

Entry requirements

Evidence of prior successful study at underpinning level.

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Selection criteria

To be eligible to study this module you should be able to apply it to your practice.

Modules

HPHG6018 Diabetes: Management of Type 1 (20 credits at level 6)

Intended Learning Outcomes

On successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Critically review the pathophysiological processes occurring in the development and disease progression of Type 1 diabetes
  • Demonstrate a critical awareness of the complexities and impact of Type 1 diabetes on the client and carer
  • Critically analyse the care and management options in the care of clients with Type 1 diabetes including blood glucose monitoring and insulin management
  • Critically analyse the potential complications of Type 1 diabetes recommending appropriate evidence based therapeutic interventions
  • Apply evidence based health promotion interventions to clients and their carers in the management of Type 1 diabetes.
Indicative Core Bibliography

Levy, D. (2011). Practical Diabetes Care. Wiley-Blackwell . 3rd Ed.

Hill, J & Courtenay,M. (2008). Prescribing in Diabetes. Cambridge University Press.

Fox, C & Mackinnon, M. (2009). Vital Diabetes: Your essential reference for diabetes management in primary care. Class Publishing (London) Ltd. 4th Ed

NICE Clinical Guidance 15. 2011. The management of type 2 diabetes. London.

Trend UK. February 2011. An Integrated Career and Competency Framework for Diabetes Nursing. SB Communications Group. 3rd Ed.

Assessment

3,500 word written assignment, and a 1,000 word equivalent case study

Course summary

Screening, diagnosis and classification, Modifying risk factors, Psychological aspects of diabetes, Principles of management, Patient education and self-management, Glycaemic control and NICE guidance, Hyperglycaemia and hypoglycaemia, Insulin management, Macrovascular Complications, Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke, Management of Hypertension, Management of blood lipids, Microvascular Complications, Nephropathy and diabetic foot, Retinopathy, Overview of insulin management, Types of insulin and devices, Injection guidance.

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