This module allows you to gain an excellent understanding of the various drugs used to treat diabetes, including the modes of action of modern diabetic drugs, and enables you to provide high quality diabetes care.
The course is taught by leading experts in the field of pharmacology and therapeutics in diabetes care and will meet the needs of a wide range of healthcare professionals including:
- Specialist doctors
- Diabetes specialist nurses
- Doctors in training
- Practice nurses
- Diabetes facilitators
- Community pharmacists
The teaching and learning style is interactive, allowing expert teachers and participants to share knowledge and experience.
Topics covered will include:
- Adverse drug reactions
- Insulin Therapy
- Patient Education
- Designing the polypill
- Drug choices in diabetes (including new therapies)
- Medicines Management
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.
Siobhan Flood / Katie Robertson
Course type: Module
Available as a Stand-alone Course? Yes
Course Leaders: Dr Stephen Lawrence
Duration: 4 days
Assessment: 4,000 word essay
Module Code: PC929
Next Course Start Date:
PC929 Applied Pharmacology and Therapeutics in Diabetes Care
Application Deadline: 07/12/2020
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.