Introduces students to management concepts and practices, focusing on developing a diabetes service which is adaptable to a wide variety of settings. Principles of business management and entrepreneurial ideas will be explored along with the growing areas of primary care and private practice. Students further develop their awareness and understanding of systems for effective chronic disease prevention and management, including The Chronic Care Model. Students will understand their scope of practice as a diabetes educator and the role of the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA).
- Research and evidence-based practice
- Role and scope of practice of the Credentialled Diabetes Educator
- Models for effective chronic disease prevention and care
- Health promotion and disease prevention strategies
- Primary care and private practice
- Managing a diabetes service.
In addition, students complete 40 hours of clinical practicum within an approved diabetes service to consolidate their learning as clinicians.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||analyse the role of the Australian Diabetes Educators Association and apply its legal and ethical framework within the scope of practice of the diabetes educator||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||apply evidence-based practice to diabetes education and management||Ethical practice|
|3||apply principles of service planning and management to the delivery of diabetes education in a variety of settings.||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
Study Period 5
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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