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NS5382 - Applied Clinical Diabetes Education

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject expands on foundation clinical diabetes knowledge and explores the typical management of diabetes as well as special groups: paediatrics, pregnancy, elderly, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, high risk foot and in-patient care. The impact of diabetes across the lifespan and across cultures is covered including the particular needs of Indigenous populations as well as the psychosocial implications of diabetes are discussed.

Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate and apply advanced clinical skills in the identification and management of disease progression;
  • analyse the differences in diabetes management in a range of settings and populations and apply best practice guidelines;
  • critically appraise and integrate chronic disease self-management frameworks into clinical diabetes education practice;
  • apply knowledge of the key drug classes used to manage diabetic presentations.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > Presentations - (40%)
  • Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (30%)
  • Case study analysis - (30%).

Special Assessment Requirements

Attendance at 3-day residential block for intensive subject availability only (not for external mode).

Prerequisites: NS5380 AND HS5381

Availabilities

Cairns, External, Study Period 85
Census Date 10-Sep-2020
Coordinator: Dr Narelle Biedermann, Mrs Shannon Sheehan
Lecturers: Dr Narelle Biedermann, Mrs Shannon Sheehan.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 84 hours - Online accelerated program, 14 hours/week for 6 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

JCU Singapore, Intensive, Study Period 85
Census Date 10-Sep-2020
Face to face teaching 06-Oct-2020 to 08-Oct-2020
Coordinator: Dr Narelle Biedermann, Mrs Shannon Sheehan
Lecturers: Dr Narelle Biedermann, Mrs Shannon Sheehan.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 24 hours workshops/Seminars - 3-day residential block
  • 60 hours - Online accelerated program, 10 hours/week for 6 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: 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 official information.