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HND702 - Management of Diabetes

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

HSD702

Unit chair:

Cath McNamara

Prerequisite:

HND701

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

HSN720

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit enables students to understand the principles and practical application of methods of diabetes management - particularly diet, medication and lifestyle changes. The unit recognises the singularity of each person with diabetes, and the need to tailor management and education to each individual's requirements. The students will gain understanding of the educator's role in a multidisciplinary team and appreciate the team approach to diabetes care based in current National Standards of Practice for Diabetes Educators. The unit will provide students with the ability to recognise and appropriately advise in a diabetic emergency and to deliver accurate and current information to people with diabetes based on best evidence-based practice.

 

The unit content exposes students to management scenarios for a variety of diabetes related situations. It contextualises the role and scope of practice of varying disciplines now able to apply to become diabetes educators. It covers the broad spectrum of management from physical to pharmacological, from home to hospital.

The unit covers:

  • Role and scope of practice;
  • Nutrition management for type 2 and type 1 diabetes;
  • Exercise and Lifestyle;
  • Glucose lowering agents, insulin and monitoring;
  • Complex and acute diabetes situations;
  • Acute diabetes situations;
  • Pregnancy and diabetes;
  • Childhood and adolescence;
  • Living with diabetes; and
  • Older people and diabetes.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Written assignment - case study (2000 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: Written assignment - summative assessment (3000 words) 60%

Prescribed texts

Bilous, R & Donnelly, R. 2010. Handbook of Diabetes (4th edition). Wiley-Blackwell, UK.

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$625$2562$3215

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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