Diabetes Management in Primary Care

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Course Delivery & Duration

This diabetes training course uses our proven and popular combination of self study and face to face workshops. Six months of self-directed study, facilitated by a distance learning pack, concludes with two days of compulsory workshops. Attendance at the revision day is optional.

Students use our electronic distance learning pack. Students may print their pack or download it to a Kindle device or app in order to access it offline.

Notional Study Time 300 hours (accredited) or 250 hours (CPD)
Duration 6 Months

Suitable For

Dietician, GP, Nurse, Pharmacist, Podiatrist, Registered Healthcare Practitioners


Teesside University UCPD Primary Care: Management of Diabetes 30 Credits Level 5

Certified by the CPD Certification Service

Outline Content

This six month multi-professional diabetes training course focuses upon the assessment and management of the individual with diabetes. Emphasis is placed upon the health needs of the individual, health promotion and self-empowerment. It is aimed at health care professional (doctors, nurses, dieticians, podiatrists and pharmacists) who have a role in the delivery and management of care for those clients and their families living with diabetes and who wish to respond more effectively to the health needs of their clients. Upon completion the participant will be able to suggest, initiate and vary treatment to individual needs. The content covers screening, diagnosis, management of diabetes and micro-and macro-vascular complications.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the disease processes in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  • Critically analyse the relationship between risk factors and the complications of diabetes
  • Demonstrate a detailed knowledge and awareness of the psychological and physical management and care of a person with diabetes
  • Analyse, apply and interpret evidence from a range of sources to underpin the care and management of diabetes
  • Demonstrate intellectual flexibility in the application of relevant theory to the management of diabetes
  • Recognise and initiate screening, diagnostic and assessment skills in relation to people with diabetes
  • Apply, develop and critically analyse care strategies to promote the health and well being of the person with diabetes in primary care
  • Explore and modify care delivery processes in response to the assessment of people with diabetes
  • Critically analyse the importance of a multi-professional approach to care and reflect systematically on their own role within such a team
  • Demonstrate effective writing skills appropriate to level 5. (accredited course only)

Section Headings

  • Setting the Scene
  • Healthy Living
  • Treatment
  • Complications
  • Specialist Section (GP/Nurse, Podiatrist, Dietitian, Pharmacist)
  • Other Specialist Sections (optional, contains text from other sections)


One hour unseen examination comprising of True/False statements based on the content of the module.

4000 word case study critically analysing the management of a person with diabetes in primary care (accredited course only).

...Insulin delivery devices and dietetic sessions were both really well delivered hands on interactive sessions