Critically examining the knowledge, evidence and competencies to work at a higher level of practice to respond to prevention of complication of diabetes, and / or active evidence based management to prolong independence and promote quality of life.
This module aims to enhance practice with critical analysis and application of the latest and emerging evidence in order to enhance inter-disciplinary clinical practice for people experiencing diabetes and who are at potential or actual risk of complications.
You will learn to practice in a person centred partnership way with people with diabetes. Enhancing your clinical expertise and practice with critical analysis and application of the latest and emerging evidence in diabetes care. Whilst appreciating the person centred psychological and emotional reaction to developing complications to aim to enhance individuals quality of life.
This module is has been developed and is delivered with collaboration of the diabetes specialist teams at the United Hospitals Trusts Diabetes Teams in Birmingham.
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Starting: Mar 2020
Starting: Mar 2020
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This course is suitable for anyone who has a current professional registration from the country of your practice.
If you are an international student then you must obtain an IETS Score of 6.0 in all fields.
This module is delivered online and contains filmed video vignettes, cast studies, student lead work areas, evidence resources, webinars and guided study approaches with regular access through the learning to your module leader and teaching team.
This module can help you develop your professional interest and role in diabetes care in order to seek to specialise
Our Advanced Diabetes Care course is delivered through the an online learning resource, with online study materials to guide you through the appropriate topics, as well as providing links to other resources. You will also need textbooks, and a full reading list is provided with each module syllabus.
Although it is taught by distance learning, you will still have regular contact with your module tutor by email or telephone. We also offer optional periodic seminar talks where you can meet the course team, along with your fellow students.
Theresa Smyth is the Nurse Consultant in Diabetes, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. Theresa also is an honorary Associate Professor in Diabetes Care at BCU.
As Nurse Consultant, her role incorporates strategic planning, developing, managing and leading diabetes nursing services within the Trust; providing education programmes to diverse audiences within the Trust and higher education institutions; and leading clinical practice and research development.
Her clinical interests are preconception, pregnancy, multi-cultural issues and end of life care in patients with diabetes. She has published various articles and book chapters on a range of diabetes-related topics. Theresa is on the editorial board for Medicine Matters.