Management of the Person with Diabetes

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Chelmsford, Cambridge

Module code: MOD001958

Module level: 6

Module credits: 30 credits

Course duration: 7 study days, a tutorial day, plus a half-day preview session before the course starts.


Develop the professional skills you need to care effectively and compassionately for people of any age with diabetes. Learn about the physiology, symptoms and impact of diabetes. Understand the various interventions available , and how to manage acute and long-term diabetic complications.

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Full description

Who should attend?

Registered nurses, health visitors, midwives or other healthcare professionals who are employed in a hospital or community setting, and are responsible for caring for a significant number of people with diabetes mellitus.


It is essential that you attend the Induction morning, in order to be fully prepared for the course


Induction: 9 January 2017, 9:00am-12:00pm
30 January 2017, 6, 13, 20 & 27 February 2017
27 March 2017, 3 April 2017
Tutorial: 6 March or 13 March 2017
Assignment Submission: 9 May 2017


Induction: 10 January 2017, 9:00am-12:00pm
31 January 2017, 7, 21 & 28 February 2017
14 & 28 March 2017, 25 April 2017
Tutorial: 21 March or 4 April 2017
Assignment Submission: 9 May 2017

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff.With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 6)


If you require NHS contract funding, please speak to your manager before applying.

Contact details

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Dr Robert Priharjo
Tel: 01245 695554
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CPD Admissions Team
Tel: 01245 686868

Entry requirements

To join this course, you must:

  • be a registered nurse, health visitor, midwife or other healthcare professional
  • be employed in a hospital or community setting
  • be responsible for caring for a significant number of people with diabetes mellitus.
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