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MH905 - Management of Diabetes in Adolescence

  • Module code: MH905
  • Module name: Management of Diabetes in Adolescence
  • Department: WMS, Postgraduate Taught & CPD
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Introduces the concept of adolescence, examining the physiology and it's influence on diabetes An exploration of adolescent behaviour, behavioural models and health beliefs will underpin the examination of Mental-health issues including anxiety, depression and eating disorders A discussion of models of transitional care, service implications and management in clinic will aid the professional in provision of care

Principal learning outcomes

Students will be able to:Demonstrate enhanced knowledge and understanding of the developmental period of adolescence, the historical perspective and the sub-speciality of adolescentology; Demonstrate critical understanding of the development of adolescent behaviour, behavioural models and health beliefs reflecting on the implications for mental health issues; Evaluate and critically consider the stages of anxiety, depression, nutritional physiology and eating disorders, reflecting on the particular issues of lifestyle, social and peer pressure in adolescence; Systematically analyse the particular skills required for managing the clinical consultation with an adolescent, reflecting advanced evaluation of protocols and guidelines in the context of the adolescent services and models of transition of care; Explore and understand the special considerations of adolescents and their role models, including social and peer pressure; Evaluate and critically consider national and international documents relating to the delivery of diabetes care; including the National Service Framework standards and delivery strategies and NICE guidelines; Reflect on evidence, demonstrating the ability to modify and revise existing judgemental and behaviours where appropriate in the provision of care for adolescents.

Timetabled teaching activities

5 Days

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/med/study/cpd/module_index/mh905

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: MH905-20)
A (Assessed work only) 4000 word assignment 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 2
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 3
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 4
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 5
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 6
Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 2
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 3
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 4
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 5
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 7