This is aimed at students wishing to gain a specialist knowledge and understanding in the area of type 1 diabetes mellitus management.
The course is taught by leading experts and will meet the needs of a wide range of healthcare professionals including:
- Clinical Nurse Specialists
- Practice Nurses
The course aims to
- Equip members of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team involved in the care of patients with type 1 diabetes with the ability to provide high quality care for patients which is informed by critical analysis and appraisal of up to date research and technological developments.
- Ensure staff involved in the care of patients with type 1 diabetes take into account physical, emotional, psychological and social needs in the development and provision of a high quality service to promote long term health for patients with type 1 diabetes.
Course Specific Learning Outcomes:
- Critically analyse current research evidence in Type 1 diabetes to enhance clinical practice and support for people and their carers who are living with diabetes.
- Extrapolate the evidence for optimum control in the prevention of long term complications and acute health problems in type 1 diabetes.
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of the physiology of insulin therapy in relation to normal insulin secretion and how this influences insulin delivery choice.
- Demonstrate a critical understanding emerging technologies in the treatment of type 1 diabetes.
- Critically appraise the impact that diet and other lifestyle choices have on diabetes control, and the role of patient education provided by the multidisciplinary team on patient care.
- Evaluate the psychological impact of type 1 diabetes on individuals, demonstrating critical analysis.
- Critically evaluate how guidelines, audit and protocols impact on service delivery and planning
Next Course Start Date:
MH945-20 Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Evidence in Practice
This course will run from Monday 22 - Thursday 25 March 2021*.
*These dates are provisional and may change.
It is available as a stand-alone postgraduate award (PGA) or can be taken as part of our Postgraduate Certificate in Diabetes programme.
It is intended that this module will be delivered face to face. However, owing to the ongoing health situation, this course may be delivered online subject to government and University guidance. Please check this page for updates.
- Produce a 15 minute recorded presentation on a part of Type 1 diabetes care relevant to the student’s clinical practice, designed to be delivered to a post graduate audience. Written evidence should be provided and correctly referenced to support the content of the presentation and provide critical analysis of the topic. This should be a maximum of 2000 words. The two elements will be submitted concurrently and marked on a bespoke rubric.
Siobhan Flood / Katie Robertson
Course type: Module
Available as a Stand-alone Course? Yes
Course Leader: Jayne Hodgkiss
Duration: 4 days
Assessment: Presentation, 2,000 word essay
Module Code: MH945-20
Next Course Start Date:
MH945-20: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Evidence into Practice
Application Deadline: 08/02/2021
Teaching scheduled in Terms 2 and 3 is provisional and may change. It is therefore advised that you check individual module pages in advance of teaching.
Available on which courses? Diabetes (PGCert/Diploma)