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Diabetes (Paediatrics)

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This programme is dedicated to healthcare professionals working with children and adolescents with diabetes. It aims to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to provide high quality care for your young patients and support for their parents or carers.

The flexible, modular structure allows you to study over a period suited to your own professional needs and circumstances.

Taught by experts from Warwick Medical School in diabetes, child education, child advocacy and mental health, this is an interactive programme in which you will learn through seminars, group work and individual study.



Who is the course for?

This course is designed for healthcare professionals across a whole spectrum of disciplines and experience involved in the care of children and adolescents with diabetes.

Course structure:

WMS Masters courses are designed to provide a flexible education pathway to suit individual requirements and to take account of professional commitments. You can take the programme in one year, as a full-time student, or on a part-time basis over a period of three years. Based on modular learning, it gives you the opportunity to progress from Certificate to Diploma to a full Masters degree.

Part Time Structure:
Year 1 (Postgraduate Certificate): Take Three Core Modules
Module name CATS Core/option Date
NT901 Postgraduate Induction and Your Professional Development 5 Core TBC
MH904 Type 1 diabetes in children 20 Core TBD
MH905 Management of diabetes in adolescence 20 Core TBD
MH906 Other forms of diabetes (from genetics to obesity) 20 Core TBD

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Year 2 (Postgraduate Diploma): Take One Optional Core Module and Two Option Modules
Module name CATS Core/option Date
MH923 Understanding Research and Critical Appraisal in Health Care 20 Optional Core TBD
MD915 Understanding Research and Critical Appraisal in Health Care (Distance learning) 20 Optional Core TBD
MH909 Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy: Principles and Practice 20 Option TBD
MH907 Diabetes in Pregnancy 20 Option TBD
MD996 Preventing diabetes complications: an evidence based approach 20 Option TBD
MD983 Psycho social management of children and young people with diabetes 20 Option TBD

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Year 3 (MSc): Take One Core Module and One Option Module
Module name CATS Core/option Date
PC950 Professional Project 40 Core TBD
MH909 Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy: Principles and Practice 20 Option 26.11.18-29.11.18
MH907 Diabetes in Pregnancy 20 Option 20.5.19-23.5.19
MD996 Preventing diabetes complications: an evidence based approach 20 Option 4.2.19-7.2.19
MD983 Psycho social management of children and young people with diabetes 20 Option 4.2.19-7.2.19
MD962 Essentials of Clinical Education 20 Option 24.9.18-27.9.18
MH928 Introduction to Management in Health Service Organisations 20 Option 3.12.18-7.12.18


Full Time Structure (1 year):
Take Four Core Modules, One Optional Core Module and Three Option Modules
Module name CATS Core/option Date
MH904 Type 1 diabetes in children 20 Core 3.12.18-6.12.18
MH905 Management of diabetes in adolescence 20 Core 13.5.19-16.5.19
MH906 Other forms of diabetes (from genetics to obesity) 20 Core 25.2.19-28.2.19
MH923 Understanding Research and Critical Appraisal in Health Care 20 Optional Core 1.10.18-5.10.18
MD915 Understanding Research and Critical Appraisal in Health Care (Distance learning) 20 Optional Core TBD
PC950 Professional Project 40 Core TBD
MH909 Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy: Principles and Practice 20 Option 26.11.18-29.11.18
MH907 Diabetes in Pregnancy 20 Option 20.5.19-23.5.19
MD996 Preventing diabetes complications: an evidence based approach 20 Option 4.2.19-7.2.19
MD983 Psycho social management of children and young people with diabetes 20 Option 4.219-7.2.19
MD962 Essentials of Clinical Education 20 Option 24.9.18-28.9.18
MH928 Introduction to Management in Health Service Organisations 20 Option 3.12.18-7.12.18


Entry Requirements:

All students need to have a first degree or equivalent. They also need to have current registration as a healthcare professional alongside two years’ post-registration experience in diabetes and paediatrics. Applicants with nursing or other professional qualifications and an appropriate level of experience will also be considered.

Teaching Methods:

This is an interactive programme. You will learn from the experiences of your fellow students and through lectures and seminars and group work. Modules are organised in blocks of intensive study lasting either four or five days at a time.

Assessment:

Assessment for each module usually takes the form of a 4,000 word essay. The Professional Project is assessed by 4,000 word project report, an oral presentation and poster presentation.

Key Facts

Contact:

Bhupinder Kaur

Email: pgt-portfolio4@warwick.ac.uk
Tel: 02476 150674

Course Leader: Dr Vinod Patel

Qualification: MSc, PGDip, PGCert or PGA

Duration:

MSc Full-time:1 year

MSc Part time: 1-3 years

Location of Study: University of Warwick


Not sure a Masters is for you?

You can gain a Postgraduate Certificate (60 CATS), a Postgraduate Diploma (120 CATS), or go on to complete the full Masters degree (180 CATS)


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