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Advanced Practice - Diabetes Care MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert

King's College London

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Course Description

This pathway is designed to equip all health professionals working with patients who have diabetes mellitus either in specialist or primary care settings with the knowledge and skills they need to provide effective care. The pathway will also provide training in research methods and the methods of evidence-based healthcare. Through this training you will produce a systematic review of a diabetes specific topic and undertake a substantial research or service development project relevant to your own area of practice. The pathway contains the specific modules. Core programme content: * Principal Methods for Healthcare Research * Evidence Based Decision Making in Healthcare * Diabetes care. Theoretical and Practical Aspects * Dissertation For students wishing to undertake either an empirical study or a service development project as part of the dissertation module, additional modules must be taken and passed. These include: * Issues in the Conduct of Healthcare Research (for empirical study) * Professional Development and Organisational Change (for service development project). Alternatively students may choose for their dissertation to undertake an indepth analysis of an area of policy or practice or to prepare three papers for publication. Indicative non-core content: Students take optional modules that include * Diabetes in Primary Care * Diabetes Theoretical & Practical Aspects (for hospital-based practitioners) * Psychological Problems & Treatment in Diabetes * Diabetes Education & Management * Intensive Insulin Therapy (including pump training). FORMAT AND ASSESSMENT The assessment is by a mixture of coursework, written examination and observed examination.

This pathway is designed to equip all health professionals working with patients who have diabetes mellitus either in specialist or primary care settings with the knowledge and skills they need to provide effective care. The pathway will also provide training in research methods and the methods of evidence-based healthcare. Through this training you will produce a systematic review of a diabetes...

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