This module emphasises the individual lived experience of diabetes in an age-appropriate way. The holistic nature of diabetes and effective engagement during person-centred contact is critically examined. Reflection of ‘Making every contact count’ in a meaningful way to meet individual needs in promotion of knowledge and effective self-management skills is fundamental to this module. Critical examination of current and emerging ways of delivering effective education, whilst acknowledging individual health literacy, with differing groups of people underpins this module
This module is has been developed and is delivered with collaboration of the diabetes specialist teams at the internationally renowned Birmingham Children’s Hospital AND United Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham and also Colleagues from the Department of Education at Birmingham city University.
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Starting: Mar 2020
Starting: Mar 2020
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Complete the online application form via the link above, including the name of the module you are enrolling onto.
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.
Career pathways on completion of this programme include higher level specialist practice, career progression in diabetes care, research development, publication opportunities and management of developing service opportunities.
Reflective accounts of three experiences of teaching individuals or groups about aspects of their diabetes and peer review of teaching experiences.
This 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.
Professor Wasim Hanif is a Consultant Physician at University Hospital Birmingham and is also a Visiitng Professor of Diabetes and Endocrinology her at Birmingham City University.