Module code: MD7005
Module co-ordinator: Geri Gray
Current national trends in diabetes services require more care providers to be competent in this expanding aspect of care. These skills are transferable to other injectable therapies in diabetes which is a growing therapeutic area.
This module aims to meet the needs of those who would like to advance their knowledge skills and competency in initiating and managing insulin therapy, and is grounded within a current evidence base.
Students will become aware and critically appraise the evidence base to support their clinical practice. The module objectives are delivered with the focus on case studies to enable the evidence to be linked to their personal experiences and clinical practice. The taught days consist of lectures from experienced clinicians, workshops and practical sessions, all based on shared learning through interaction led by a team of experienced and advanced practitioners.
- 17 one-hour lectures
- 18 one-hour seminars
- Two one-hour tutorials
- Exam, two hours (50%)
- Written case study, 3,500 words (50%)