You will study this course 100% online. It comprises a range of activities including:

There is no obligation for you to undertake every activity, but being involved in all aspects of the course will help you to achieve a well-rounded knowledge of diabetes type 2.

There is no graded assessment. Instead, you will receive a badge for each completed Unit, and then upon completion of the whole course, you will be awarded with an e-certificate.

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Course units

The course is made up of 4 units, each will require approximately 5 hours of study.

Unit content is guided by professionally recognised theory and evidence:

This unit will introduce you to the anatomy and physiology of the body that is affected by diabetes and will look at the changes that occur in the body as a result of diabetes type 2. This unit will focus on the anatomy and function of the liver and pancreas, the function and effect of insulin and glucagon hormones and the changes that occur to these components when someone has type 2 diabetes.

This unit will introduce the components of the biopsychosocial model of health and explain the role of each component and its advantages. It will also focus on the biological, psychological and social factors and the effects on an individual with a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.

This unit focuses on the practical application of the Biopsychosocial Model of Care for the self-management of diabetes type 2. It will also discuss the principles of self-management and person-centred care and the outcomes that could be aimed for when assessing and monitoring an individual with the condition.

This unit focuses on the creation of a personal development plan to apply the knowledge and skills gained in the workplace and on improving patient outcomes.