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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:

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 4


Jayne Hodgkiss

3,000 word essay
1,000 word case study

CATS: 20

Code: MH907

Next Course Start Date: Online learning will commence the week beginning May 16th 2022. The course will span 4 weeks and include 2 days of onsite teaching on 25th and 26th May 2022.

Application Deadline: 13/04/2022

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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Module running dates for the 2022/23 academic year will be available June 2022.

Funding Opportunities

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