This is the first of two modules examining the disease Diabetes Mellitus and many of the policy issues surrounding it. In this module you will be introduced to the nature and pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus.
You will examine in critical detail some of the standards within the NSF for diabetes, the context of assessment, treatment and management of the disease in adults, children and adolescents, as well as the implementation of these standards within the community and hospital settings, and the evidence base for best practice in diabetes care.ed conclusions from data, Descriptive Statistics is utilised to describe what the data is presenting.
This is the second module on diabetes, which continues to examine in detail the remaining standards within the NSF for Diabetes and their implementation.
By the end of this course the student should be able to propose, justify and critically evaluate educational strategies for clients with diabetes in order to promote their empowerment and self care; demonstrate in-depth evidence-based knowledge of the assessment, treatment and management of people with diabetes during admission to hospital and during pregnancy, utilising new approaches to care management when appropriate; demonstrate in-depth evidence-based knowledge related to the assessment, treatment and management of long-term complications of diabetes mellitus; demonstrate in-depth knowledge of a multiprofessional diabetes service and an understanding of other professionals' roles, identifying the leadership requirements of team care for clients with diabetes; and demonstrate in-depth knowledge of current local and national policy relevant to diabetes, identifying, assessing and resolving problems raised by policy change.
The nature and pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus
An introduction to the National Service Framework for Diabetes
Standards 1 & 2: Prevention of type 2 diabetes and identification of people with diabetes
Standard 4: Clinical care of adults with diabetes mellitus
Standards 5 & 6: Clinical care of children and young people with diabetes mellitus
Standard 7: Management of diabetic emergencies
Standard 3: Empowering people with diabetes
Standard 8: Care of people with diabetes during admission to hospital
Standard 9: Diabetes and pregnancy
Standards 10 and 11, part 1: Detection and management of long-term complications - diabetic retinopathy and renal nephropathy
Standards 10 and 11, part 2: Detection and management of long-term complications - Lower limb and cardiovascular complications
Multiprofessional and multiagency management of the diabetes service
This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge). If you would like to view a sample of the certificate, please click here.
On completion of your course you will also be able to have your certificate endorsed and accredited by TQUK for recognised CPD Hours.
Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) are an Ofqual regulated awarding body. They pride themselves on being the most agile and forward thinking awarding body in the UK. TQUK provide independent endorsement of our CPD courses giving learners assurance that their course will help them gain the necessary skills and experience in their chosen subject area.
At the conclusion of each module there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct wrong answers. When the result is satisfactory you can progress to the next module.
Once you have successfully completed all the modules for your course you will be awarded:
A Diploma issued by Online Academies
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