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Applied Pharmacology and Therapeutics in Diabetes Care


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

  • Podiatrists

  • Doctors in training

  • Practice nurses

  • Dietitians

  • GPs

  • Diabetes facilitators

  • Community pharmacists

The teaching and learning style is interactive, allowing expert teachers and participants to share knowledge and experience.

Key Facts


Cheryl Grantham / Nicky Tiwana / Melissa Moyle

Course type: Module

Available as a standalone course? Yes

Module Lead: Dr Stephen Lawrence

Duration: 4 days

Credits: 20

Module Code:PC929

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Funding opportunities

Module content

Topics covered will include:

  • Adverse drug reactions
  • Insulin Therapy
  • Patient Education
  • Designing the polypill
  • Drug choices in diabetes (including new therapies)
  • Medicines Management

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.


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