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Diabetes in Pregnancy

This module is designed to give healthcare workers involved in the care of women with diabetes mellitus who are pregnant or planning pregnancy or who develop diabetes during pregnancy, the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to provide high quality care as outlined in the National Service Framework

Diabetes in adults Quality Standard 7 states:
Women of childbearing age with diabetes are regularly informed of the benefits of preconception glycaemic control and of any risks, including medication that may harm an unborn child. Women with diabetes planning a pregnancy are offered preconception care and those not planning a pregnancy are offered advice on contraception. (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence 2011

  • Intended for GPs, hospital doctors, nurse practitioners, midwives, community nurses and other health care workers involved in the care of people with diabetes
  • Taught as an intensive study block, comprising lectures and group work. The teaching and learning style is interactive, drawing on both the expert teachers and the experience of other students

Other options:

  • PG Cert/Dip route: available as an option on the PG Cert/Dip in Diabetes programme
  • Not sure a PG Cert/Dip is for you? Take this module as a Postgraduate Award. Contact us for more information
Induction module

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.

Key Facts


Portfolio 3


Jayne Hodgkiss

2,500 word essay
10-minute presentation

CATS: 20

Code: MH907

Next Course Start Date: 13/05/2024

Application Deadline: 01/04/2024

Teaching scheduled is provisional and may change. It is therefore advised that you check individual module pages in advance of teaching.

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Funding Opportunities

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