School Of Medicine

Diabetes Self-Management Support II: Systems and OrganisationsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401287.1


Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
David Simmons

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
The increasing number of people with diabetes in Australia and globally is a major public health issue. This unit will explore the increasing burden of diabetes, why some groups of people are more at risk of developing diabetes then others, how society and the way health services are organised and delivered influence the risk of developing diabetes, access to quality health care and individual health outcomes. This subject with examine social determinants related to diabetes, the impact of diabetes on Indigenous Australians, diabetes public policy, workforce capability and the integrated nature of service delivery in reducing prevalence and improving health outcomes for people with diabetes and prediabetes.

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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