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NS5384 - Diabetes Studies Capstone

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

The subject prepares students for professional practice in an interdisciplinary clinical setting. Through the use of a series of evolving cases, students will put into practice key knowledge and skills learned previously in the course. This will enable the student to practice and develop experience in the provision of common services provided by Diabetes Educators. Students will also engage with relevant professional development resources useful in their future practice to ensure they are oriented to relevant CPD opportunities.

Learning Outcomes

  • critically reflect on professional entry level competencies, as a novice diabetes educator;
  • explore and critically evaluate evidence-based information translating research into practice;
  • apply evidence and knowledge to typical diabetes related presentations.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (60%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (20%) - Individual
  • Participation > Online participation - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Critical Analysis - (20%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; participate in and submit evidence of 20 hours CPD.

Prerequisites: NS5380, HS5381


JCU Online, Study Period 86, External
Census Date 09-Nov-2023
Coordinator: Mrs Jaymee-Leigh Swift, Mrs Shannon Sheehan, Ms Sarah Wren
Lecturers: Dr Ylona Chun Tie, Mrs Shannon Sheehan.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 80 hours online activity - Diabetes CPD (20hrs); Online activity (60hrs)
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

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.