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NS5382 - Applied Clinical Diabetes Education

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
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

  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (30%) - Individual
  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Case study analysis - (30%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties.

Prerequisites: NS5380 AND HS5381


JCU Online, Study Period 85, External
Census Date 14-Sep-2023
Coord/Lect: Ms Andrea Grimes, Mrs Shannon Sheehan.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 60 hours online activity
  • 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.