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Unit of Study PBHL5001 Managing Diabetes as a Chronic Condition (2023)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit type

    PG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • Faculty & College

  • Placement

    No


Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

examine the process of self-monitoring of blood glucose and interpret results

compare and contrast glucose lowering medications used in diabetes management

apply nutrition therapy and physical activity guidelines to the management of pre-diabetes and diabetes

discuss the psychosocial issues associated with diabetes self-management and the role of the multidisciplinary healthcare team

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (5 weeks)
Assessment
Case study50%
Case study50%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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