Diabetes: Management of Type 2 (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?

This module will develop knowledge and understanding in the assessment and management of patients with Type 2 diabetes. It is envisaged that practitioners who successfully complete this module will be able to continue to work and maintain their competence within a setting which has patients with Type 2 diabetes. Typically, you will already be working in a setting with patients who have this condition.

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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?

This module will develop knowledge and understanding in the assessment and management of patients with Type 2 diabetes. It is envisaged that practitioners who successfully complete this module will be able to continue to work and maintain their competence within a setting which has patients with Type 2 diabetes. Typically, you will already be working in a setting with patients who have this condition.

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.

What can this course lead to?

You could study this module as part of a University Advanced Diploma (this could include Practice Development: Long Term Conditions) or as part of a top-up degree: BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies or BSc (Hons) Practice Development.

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.

More information about levels and credits.

Credit and UCAS requirements Credit: 20 credits Selection criteria

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

Modules

HPHG6020 Diabetes: Management of Type 2 (20 credits at level 6)

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion, you will be able to:

Critically review the pathophysiological processes occurring in the development and disease progression of Type 2 diabetes.

Critically evaluate the methods and influencing factors in making a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes.

Critically analyse the treatment options used in the care and management of clients with Type 2 diabetes including an overview of insulin management.

Critically analyse the potential complications of Type 2 diabetes recommending appropriate evidence based therapeutic interventions.

Apply evidence based health promotion interventions to clients and their carers in the management of Type 2 diabetes.

Module assessment

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

Indicative core bibliography

Krentz,A.J & Bailey, C.J. (2001). Type 2 Diabetes in Practice. London: Royal Society of Medicine Press Ltd.

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 87. May 2009. 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.

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.

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