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NS5383 - Diabetes Professional Practice

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

The subject prepares students for professional practice in an interdisciplinary clinical setting. Students will develop an understanding of role delineation, scope of practice and clinical governance. Introduction to service planning and management in a range of settings is explored. Principles of continuous quality improvement including consumer involvement in service design and review will be covered. Students undertake supervised/mentored clinical practice in a selected clinical setting to develop their diabetes educator knowledge and skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • plan, implement and evaluate diabetes services and outcomes within the community;
  • demonstrate and critically reflect on professional entry level competencies, as a novice diabetes educator;
  • explore and critically evaluate evidence-based information translating research into practice;
  • actively participate in multidisciplinary team collaboration to facilitate safe and effective client centred health outcomes within a clearly defined scope of practice.
Prerequisites: NS5380


Cairns, External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Mrs Shannon Sheehan, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 60 hours placement
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentations (20%); assignments (40%); credentialling and professional practice (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of practical components: Professional and reflective practice portfolio

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.