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
- MSc route: available as an option on MSc in Diabetes programme or on the MSc in Diabetes (Paediatrics) programme.
- Not sure an MSc is for you? Take this module as a Postgraduate Award. Contact us for more information.
Before completing the course, you will undertake our Induction and Professional Development module, introducing you to all the underpinning regulations, guidance and support available to you during your postgraduate study.