Care & Management of Diabetes

MOA
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Level
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Type
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Duration
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Location
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MOA
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Level
arrowLevel 2
Type
hatAdult PT
Duration
calendar25 Weeks
Location
pinDistance Learning
Start date: Roll on

This qualification will provide you with an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur as well as increasing your knowledge on diabetes diagnosis and initial care. You will develop an awareness of how Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes and will learn about on-going care and treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels.

You will be provided with a dedicated assessor who will support and encourage you throughout your programme.

Entry Requirements

To study this course you must ca satisfactory initial assessment in literacy skills.

Course Activities

You will be allocated an assessor who will guide, mentor and support you through the qualification.

The course consists of the following units:

Unit 1: Understand diabetes

Within this unit you will explore the varying functions of glucose and insulin in the blood, the different forms and causes of diabetes, as well as the risk factors associated with each type.

Unit 2: Prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes

Here you will study and examine the prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes, paying attention to how the condition can be delayed, or even prevented, through healthy lifestyle changes.

Unit 3: Understand the initial care of diabetes

This unit explores how the condition can be managed and monitored. As well as this, you will consider the mental and physical impact that diabetes diagnosis can have on an individual.

Unit 4: Understand treatment and management of diabetes

Within this unit you will develop an understanding of the ongoing care and treatment recommended to control blood glucose levels and identify how best to prevent and detect complications in people with diabetes.

Progression Opportunities

This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities:

  • Dietitian

  • Nutritionist

Additional education opportunities include:

  • Understanding Nutrition & Health Level 2

  • Common Health Conditions Level 2

  • Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 2

  • Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 2

Interested?

If you would like to enquire about or enrol onto this course, please click 'Enquire' or ‘Enrol' at the top of the page, follow the steps, and our Admissions Team will be in touch with you

For more information, advice and guidance please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306 or email advice@lmc.ac.uk

Course code: B34134-A2A

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