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Management of Diabetes in Adolescence

This module focuses on the particular considerations that are required to provide comprehensive care for an adolescent with diabetes.

  • Intended for health professionals involved with the care of adolescents with diabetes
  • Introduces the concept of adolescence, examining the physiology and its influence on diabetes
  • An exploration of adolescent behaviour, behavioural models and health beliefs will underpin the examination of mental health issues including anxiety, depression and eating disorders
  • A discussion of models of transitional care, service implications and management in clinic will aid the professional in provision of care
  • Comprises lectures, group work and supervision
  • The teaching and learning style is interactive, drawing on both the expert teachers and the experience of other students

Students undertake an assignment to demonstrate more in-depth study, review of the literature and/or critical application of the knowledge and skills gained in the taught part of the module.

A 4,000-word assignment is required to gain 20 CATS credits from the module

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Bhupinder Kaur

Tel: 02476 150674


Duration: 4 days

4,000 word essay

CATS: 20

Code: MH905

Next Course:

Mon 14 May '18
14/05 - 17/05: Management of Diabetes in Adolescence

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