Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education

Course summary for current students

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Award granted Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education
CampusThis course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode
Duration1 year part time
Deakin course codeH520

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The incidence of diabetes is rising in Australia with 275 people diagnosed with diabetes every day (AusDiab, 2000). Diabetes remains a major threat to public health and is placed in the top three National Health priorities. Deakin University’s Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education prepares appropriately qualified health professionals for specialty practice in diabetes education.

The Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education is conducted by the School of Nursing and Midwifery. This course prepares eligible health professionals for specialty practice in diabetes education, and is accredited by the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA).
 
On completion of the Graduate Certificate course, you will be eligible to apply to continue your studies towards the Graduate Diploma of Nursing Practice and/or the Master of Nursing Practice.

 

If you are not registered in Australia as a health practitioner with the appropriate registering body you will not able to seek credentialing with the ADEA, nor will you able to undertake a clinical placement in Australia.

Professional recognition

The course is accredited by the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA). In addition, by completing the clinical practicum and workshop components of the course you may be eligible to seek registration as a Credentialled Diabetes Educator with ADEA, subsequent to fulfilling the additional requirements set by ADEA for this purpose.

Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

 

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

Course rules

The course comprises four credit points. Students seeking ADEA credentialing must successfully complete a 40 hour clinical practicum (while enrolled in the course), organised by academic staff and attend a five day workshop at Melbourne Burwood Campus scheduled during Trimester two. However please note if you are not registered in Australia as a health practitioner with the appropriate registering body you will not be able to seek credentialing with the ADEA.

Course structure

Trimester 1

HND701Unit description is currently unavailable

HND732Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Trimester 2

HND702Unit description is currently unavailable

HND731Unit description is currently unavailable

 

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