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Diabetes Care & Management  (NR3107)

Module code:

NR3107

Credits:

30

Level:

6

Aim:

The aim of this module is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to care for individuals with diabetes and provide effective and efficient patient centred diabetes care. The pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus will be explored and the key policy issues related to diabetes mellitus discussed.

The evidence base relating to assessment, treatment and management of diabetes will be examined including both physical and psychosocial factors associated with diabetes. The importance of a multi-disciplinary approach to diabetes care including both primary and secondary services will be discussed together with the role of effective collaboration and patient concordance in facilitating reduction in the incidence of complications.

Delivery:

The module will be delivered part-time over twelve weeks. There will be specified contact study days, which will be facilitated by the module team.

Module Dates:

Please note: This module will run once every two years and will commence in January 2016

Assessment:

3000 word assignment and clinical portfolio

Venue:

Eastgate House, 35 - 43 Newport Rd, Cardiff CF24 0AB

Module leader 

Ms Jo Sutton

Position:Lecturer: Primary Care and Public Health Nursing
Ms Jo Sutton
Telephone: +44 (0)29 2091 7835Extension: 7835