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MO1010 - Diabetes and its Sequelae

Credit points: 0.5
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This module has been developed specifically for allied health professionals in the following professions; Dietetics.

This module provides participants with the opportunity to explore their profession-specific role within a multidisciplinary team in the management of diabetes and its sequelae. Participants apply concepts of best practice and quality improvement to their own practice within a rural and remote health context.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the significance of diabetes and its sequelae within the context of the local health service and local rural and remote community;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of best practice that includes evidence-based strategies to address diabetes and its sequelae in order to improve health outcomes;
  • Develop a collaborative plan to improve integration of care for consumers with diabetes and its sequelae.
Prerequisites: Participants are responsible for ensuring they are practicing in accordance with the regulatory instruments of their specific allied health profession, within their own personal scope of practice and experience level and in accordance with the policies of their employer. This module requires access to a patient or consumer with diabetes, so as to demonstrate achievement of module outcomes in the appropriate clinical context.


External, Study Period 18
Census Date 21-Oct-2019
Coordinator: Dr Anne Jones, Ms Veronica Mills
Lecturers: Dr Anne Jones, Ms Veronica Mills.
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Comprises of timetabled hours, work-based learning activities, and personal study hours including completion of online activities and assessment requirements
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU
Assessment: assessments 1) analysis of a consumer's health journey from pre-diagnosis and beyond for a consumer with diabetes (must pass) 2) self-management plan for a consumer with diabetes and its sequelae (must pass).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

External, Study Period 14
Census Date 06-May-2019
Coordinator: Dr Anne Jones, Ms Veronica Mills
Lecturers: Dr Anne Jones, Ms Veronica Mills.
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated Online and Work-Based Learning Activities.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assignments.

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.