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Course Outline

CPD CertifiedAccredited
Electronic Pack
One day workshop at venue
Post course activity pack
Case study submission
CPD hours75100
Credits10 level 5
Exam

This sixteen week module aims to further develop knowledge and skills to facilitate the initiation and management of insulin therapy in a patient with type 2 diabetes.

More people with Type 2 Diabetes are now requiring insulin therapy. This conversion is increasingly being made in Primary Care. This module aims to develop the knowledge and understanding of the health care practitioner to initiate insulin therapy in such individuals. The module examines the need for insulin therapy, explores regimens and patient educational issues.

Suitable For

GP, Nurse, Registered Healthcare Practitioners working in primary care who are already managing people with Type 2 diabetes.

Accreditations

Teesside University UCCE insulin Conversion in People with Type 2 Diabetes in Primary Care 10 credits level 5

OR

CPD Certified

Content Includes

  • Reasons for insulin therapy
  • Insulin choices
  • Types of insulin regimens
  • Delivery devices
  • Patient education
  • Self-monitoring of blood glucose
  • Management issues

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Assessment

Students on the university accredited module will submit a 2000 word case study.

There is no assessment on the non-accredited course.