Course Outline

CPD Online OnlyCPD Online +ClassroomAccredited +Classroom
Electronic pack
Video tutorials
Virtual classroom session1 day1 day
Live webinar
Case study submission
CPD hours250250300
Credits30 level 5
Start datesEvery monthEvery three monthsEvery three months

This six-month multi-professional module focuses upon the assessment and management of the patient with diabetes. Emphasis is placed upon the health needs of the patient, health promotion and self-empowerment. It is aimed at registered healthcare practitioners who have a role in the delivery and management of care for those patients living with diabetes and who wish to respond more effectively to the health needs of patients.

On completion students will be able to assess and propose pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment tailored to the individual needs of the patient.

All study options will require you to sit a one hour online true/false exam. Online Only courses start every month. Classroom courses will start in March, June, September and December. Current dates can be found towards the bottom of this page.

Please note that accredited places are strictly limited and it may not always be possible to allocate you to the course of your choice.

Study Options

Suitable For

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


Teesside University UCPD Primary Care Management of Diabetes 30 credits level 5


CPD Certified

Content Includes


  • Pathophysiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Screening process, diagnosis and monitoring
  • Micro-vascular complications
  • Macro-vascular complications

Diabetes Management:

  • Multi-disciplinary approaches to lifestyle modification
  • Pharmaco-therapeutics associated with diabetes
  • Psychological consequences of diabetes
  • Multi-professional working
  • Primary care diabetes clinics
  • National Guidelines

Dates & Locations

Start Date
13 June 2022
Six months
13 June 2022
Start date (no attendance)
7 October 2022 (09:00 - 16:30)
Virtual classroom day (if applicable)
29 November 2022 (13:00 - 15:00)
Revision webinar (if applicable)
12/13/14 December 2022
Online exam
18 July 2022
Six months
Stream 1
18 July 2022
Start date (no attendance)
16/17/18 January 2023
Online exam
15 August 2022
Six months
Stream 1
15 August 2022
Start date (no attendance)
13/14/15 February 2023
Online exam


All students will take a one hour unseen online examination comprising True/False statements based on the content of the module

Students on the university accredited module will also submit a 3000 word written case study. Submission is four weeks after the exam date.

For more details about how the assessment works for University accredited courses, please see our FAQs section here.

This was a very high standard course and pitched at a very good level for general practice.

Student, Crow Trees

Have really enjoyed the course; has all been extremely relevant to putting into practice.

Student, Crow Trees