School Of Medicine

Clinical Practice in Diabetes 1Western Sydney University Unit Code: 401284.1


Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Cathy Wilson

Assumed Knowledge
Basic knowledge and understanding of diabetes pathophysiology and sufficient experience working with diabetes patients in a clinical setting.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students m ust be enrolled in a postgraduate course with evidence of 12 month clinically relevant practice or substantial experience in working with people with diabetes

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit introduces students to the aetiology, pathophysiology and clinical picture of the various types of diabetes and the short and long term physical impact on individuals. This is the basis for all clinical units in this course. Students will comprehensively examine the overall management of the different types of diabetes that are fundamental for advance and specialised diabetes clinical practice.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students will need a computer and reliable internet access

4761.1Graduate Certificate in Person-centred Diabetes Care and EducationCURRENT
4762.1Graduate Diploma in Person-centred Diabetes Care and EducationCONTINUING
4762.2Graduate Diploma in Person-centred Diabetes Care and EducationSUSPENDED
4771.1Master of Person-centred Diabetes Care and EducationCURRENT

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