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NS5382 - Applied Diabetes Education and Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject expands on foundation clinical diabetes knowledge of the aetiology and pathophysiology of diabetes including in depth coverage of the complications of diabetes, prevention, risk factor screening and management strategies. The impact of diabetes across the lifespan and across cultures is covered including the particular needs of Indigenous populations. Interdisciplinary management processes are also examined along with the psychosocial impacts for people living with diabetes.

Learning Outcomes

  • determine the role of the diabetes educator in multidisciplinary team care, care coordination, and communication;
  • evaluate and apply advanced clinical skills in the identification and management of disease progression;
  • critically appraise and integrate chronic disease self-management frameworks into clinical DE practice;
  • analyse the differences in diabetes management in a range of settings and populations and apply best practice guidelines.
Prerequisites: NS5380


Cairns, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Face to face teaching 14-Sep-2015 to 18-Sep-2015
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars - 5-day residential block
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (10%); assignments (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Attendance at 5-day residential school held at JCU Cairns Campus 14-18 September 2015.

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