Care of the Adult with Diabetes, NU3154 Short Course

Care of the Adult with Diabetes, NU3154 Short Course

At UCLan, our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field. You have the opportunity to study individual modules in subject areas that interest you. You can select from a comprehensive and contemporary range of modules that fit your personal development and career plans; either on an individual basis or combined in a planned programme to eventually achieve a degree.

Entry and Admissions

AWARD TYPE: Short Course

LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: Part time


COURSE LENGTH: Six days at university over 3 months. Supported by E-Learn.

SCHOOL: School of Sport and Health Sciences

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: 2021 Dates: 12/01/2021, 26/01/2021, 09/02/2021, 23/02/2021, 09/03/2021 & 23/03/2021. The times are 10-12 noon and then 13.00-15.00

Entry Requirements:

Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content.

Course Content

  • The module seeks to enhance and develop the professional's role in the provision of management and practice of diabetes care.
  • It is aimed at professionals who, within their practice, are responsible for the direction and delivery of autonomous diabetes care.
  • The module will provide opportunity for students to evaluate the role of the professional in providing and developing effective diabetes care that responds to individual needs and meets local and national guidelines.
  • The NSF for Diabetes gives clear guidelines for the empowerment and management of people with diabetes. This initiative has lead to significant and on-going direction in the way in which health care professionals work to deliver high quality diabetes care over the past 10 years and into the future. This module will enable students to establish and maintain new partnerships between patients, health care providers and education.

Study hours

The module is taught over 6 sessions on campus however there is an expectation that students will supplement this with self-directed independent learning of approximately 164 hours.

Learning Environment & Assessment

Patchwork text of 3,000 words in total. 

Learning outcome & aims

  1. Interpret the pathophysiology associated with diabetes and the subsequent clinical manifestation in relation to this.
  2. Support clients experiencing the acute and long term complications of diabetes and plan interventions as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  3. Critically reflect on the management of diabetes in relation to recommended strategies, guidelines and policies.
  4. Analyse the interdisciplinary function in the support and promotion of self-caring strategies for patients and their families.

Fees & Funding

For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.

£765 per 20 credits (UK/EU)

For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

Post-registration Recruitment
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839

For further information

Module information: Jennifer Deighton , Module Leader, 01772 893690

About UCLan

Post-registration Recruitment

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 89 3836 / 3839