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Foundations of Diabetes

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
20
ECTS points
10
Level
Level 7
Module lead
Nicola Englyst
Academic year
2021-22

Module overview

This module is designed to provide continuing professional development for health care professionals in best practice associated with diabetes care. An overview of key aspects in diabetes care is introduced, including psychology, diabetes through the life course, and mechanisms and management of diabetes and its complications. A range of study skills for masters level are introduced with practical sessions where appropriate.

The multidisciplinary approach to teaching on this module will contribute to learning, and typically includes teaching and interactions with doctors in both adult and paediatric care, nurses, psychologists, podiatrists, dietitians, pharmacists, scientists, people who have diabetes, and University staff including IT, senior tutor, library staff, international advisor and the programme team.

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