Practice Development: Diabetes Management

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You will need to attend one of the induction days prior to commencing your first module; these are running in Lancaster on 18 or 19 September 2013 (you only need to attend one date), 08 January 2014 and 26 March 2014 and in Carlisle on 20 September 2013, 07 January 2014 and 25 March 2014. If you have studied at the University of Cumbria in the past two years the requirement to attend the induction day may be waived.

Please be aware that the subject specific modules from this programme are not scheduled to run in 2013/4; generic modules are available in 2013/4. The timetable for level 7 modules running in 2013/4 is available on the Practice Development Framework website.

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You will need to attend one of the induction days prior to commencing your first module; these are running in Lancaster on 18 or 19 September 2013 (you only need to attend one date), 08 January 2014 and 26 March 2014 and in Carlisle on 20 September 2013, 07 January 2014 and 25 March 2014. If you have studied at the University of Cumbria in the past two years the requirement to attend the induction day may be waived.

Please be aware that the subject specific modules from this programme are not scheduled to run in 2013/4; generic modules are available in 2013/4. The timetable for level 7 modules running in 2013/4 is available on the Practice Development Framework website.

Why study with us?

We provide a range of study options, relevant to the changing and dynamic health economy. We have a good track record for employability.

We understand the need for a flexible approach to learning. You may be in work and want to broaden your knowledge and skills base and improve your career prospects. You may have taken a break and now want to return to employment. We can provide you with a flexible solution to your study needs.

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? The PgC can be topped up to a postgraduate diploma (PgD) or MSc 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

1st or 2nd class honours degree

Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course via APL procedures

More about levels and credits

Credit and UCAS requirements Credit: 60 credits Selection criteria

Students must be qualified health care professionals.

Admissions criteria are per the University Admissions Policy. Normally applicants will be required to hold an Honours degree classification 2ii or above in a cognate subject. For applicants who do not meet this requirement, non-standard entry criteria will apply. In such cases, applicants will be interviewed using a proforma. It is expected that such candidates will have evidence of successful study at level 6 (or equivalent) within the preceding 5 years.

Applications will be reviewed on an individual basis and potential students will be offered advice by an academic tutor on the suitability of the award and their module choice within the award, dependent on factors such as currency of prior learning, and their personal and professional development needs. Students should be able to show potential benefit from studying for the award and a commitment to attempting the assessment items.

Modules

You need to study a total of 60 credits to complete this course. All modules listed below are 20 credits each unless otherwise stated.

Core choice modules (you need to select one of these):

HPHG7012 Diabetes: Management of Type 1
HPHG7014 Diabetes: Management of Type 2

Optional modules (you need to select two modules):

HPHG7012 Diabetes: Management of Type 1
HPHG7014 Diabetes: Management of Type 2
HPHG7022 Management of Insulin Initiation
HLLG7004 Evidence Based Practice
HLLG7011-14 Negotiated Learning
HLLG7016-19 Work Based Learning

Course summary

This 60 credit award at postgraduate level will equip you in the knowledge and skills required for effective care and management of people with diabetes.

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