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Graduate Diploma in Diabetes

  • Graduate Diploma

Advance your knowledge in diabetes self-management and its associated health impacts.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
2 years full-time
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Online, In person

About this course

In addition to the curriculum of the graduate certificate, you will learn to undertake effective projects and research in the diabetes field. You'll explore various research methods particularly useful in the health sciences, prepare a literature review and develop a comprehensive research or project proposal.

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What you will learn

  • apply theoretical knowledge to provide evidence based care and management to people with chronic health conditions
  • enact problem solving, critical thinking and decision making skills to respond to clinical and professional challenges in chronic disease care
  • locate, extract and interpret relevant evidence and scientific literature on chronic disease to inform decision making relevant to chronic disease self-management
  • demonstrate quality written, oral and interpersonal communication skills in academic, professional and health care contexts
  • use information technology to inform on-going learning needs and evidence based practice; use technology applications to support client care
  • use lifelong learning skills to maintain currency of practice
  • recognise the national and global chronic disease issues and examine strategic health care directions
  • demonstrate cultural competence in the provision of chronic disease health care to multi-cultural groups and the Indigenous people
  • demonstrate professional and ethical practice appropriate to professional background; work in multidisciplinary teams to support chronic condition self-management.

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