HND702 - Management of Diabetes


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including online content for each topic and 3 x 1 hour online seminars (recordings provided).


This unit enables students to understand the principles and practical application of methods of diabetes management, in particular nutrition, physical activity and medication and strategies for prevention of diabetes complications. The unit recognises the unique characteristics of each person with diabetes, and the need to tailor management and education to individual requirements. Students will gain an understanding of the team approach to diabetes care based on current National Standards of Practice for Diabetes Educators and scope of professional practice.

The unit will provide students with the ability to recognise and appropriately advise to prevent a diabetic emergency. Students will learn to deliver accurate and current information to people with diabetes based on best evidence-based practice guidelines to enable them to self-manage their condition and to prevent and manage diabetes-related complications. The unit content exposes students to management scenarios for a variety of diabetes related situations. It covers the broad spectrum of management from physical to pharmacological, from home to hospital and different lifestages.

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