NS5380 - Clinical Management of Diabetes
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This subject develops in-depth knowledge specific to the aetiology and pathophysiology
of diabetes and clinical management including prevention, risk factor screening, diagnosis
and the range of management strategies. Students will develop critical understanding
of acute and chronic complications of diabetes.
- compare and contrast the aetiology, pathophysiology, clinical signs and symptoms and
associated management of the different types of diabetes;
- describe risk factors, diagnostic screening procedures, and the impact of diet and
physical activity on glycaemic control, based on contemporary research evidence and
best practice guidelines;
- critically appraise the principles of diabetes assessment and management against evidence
based guidelines and analyse the associations between diabetes control and complications;
- integrate and apply knowledge and understanding of pharmacological management of diabetes,
drug side effects and contraindications in clinical management and patient education,
across a range of patient situations.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
|Face to face teaching
16-Apr-2019 to 18-Apr-2019
||Mrs Sandra Crook, Ms Veronica Mills.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 24 hours workshops/Seminars - 3-day residential block
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (50%); presentations (10%); assignments (40%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Attendance at 3-day residential school held in Cairns 16-18 April 2019
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest