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Principles of care for children and young people with Diabetes Level 7 | HCN_7_011 | Level 7 | Credits 20 | 2019/20
Health & Social Care
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Principles of care for children and young people with Diabetes Level 7 | HCN_7_011 | Level 7 | Credits 20 | 2019/20
26/02/2020 | Session times: Between 9am-5pm | Intake Closed
26/02/2020, 04/03/2020, 11/03/2020, 18/03/2020, 25/03/2020, 01/04/2020

  • 5063 - MSc Children and Young People’s Healthcare Practice (with PgDip and PgCert options)

This module has been designed to enable students from health, education and social care disciplines to enhance and assimilate their knowledge and skills in relation to working with children & young people with Diabetes. This module will enable the professional to develop the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes required to effectively care for a child and young person with diabetes. It is suitable for those nurses working in all hospital paediatric environments as well as those supporting children with diabetes in community settings. The module adopts a psychodynamic, proactive, participative approach to learning.

Available as a standalone module: Yes


Attendance (Please note, this is subject to change for future intakes)


Dates: For attendance information, please see the top of this page and click on ‘attendance dates’. Please note, if the module is full or closed for the intake(s) this academic year, dates may not appear. 

Venue: LSBU Southwark Campus

Typical intake(s): Semester 2


Entry requirements

  • 240 Credit points of which no more than 120 are at level 5 and no less than 120 at level 6 or equivalent.
  • In exceptional circumstances if an individual has evidence of recent professional learning they may enter with 60 Credit points at level 6 or equivalent.


Career benefits

Completing this module will allow the student to develop an increased awareness, knowledge and competence in caring for the child with diabetes and their families and will be able to apply this to their practice. The module therefore allows students to develop their current practice and prepare for future roles, supporting their employability and career progression.



  • Element 1 - Completion of a reflective portfolio of practice
  • Element 2 - An assignment which critically analyses and syntheses a significant aspect of paediatric diabetes management.

Both elements of the assessment must be passed in order to pass this module.

Assessment/submission date: TBC 


Learning outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding:    

  • Systematically apply principles of pathophysiology of diabetes to the care of a child with diabetes.
  • Synthesise concepts, theories and key performance indicators and relate these to the care of the child with diabetes.

Intellectual skills:

  • Analyse and evaluate the evidence which underpins the care given to the child or young person with diabetes.
  • Critically examine the psychosocial and cultural factors which influence the child or young person with diabetes.

Practical Skills:

  • Initiate and demonstrate evidence practice when managing children with diabetes and working within the multidisciplinary team.

Transferable skills:

  • Demonstrate problem solving reasoning in decision making. 
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Course Leader
Name: Avanelle Ogundipe
Tel: 020 7815 8471
Name: Muizzat Ibraimoh
Face to Face Teaching
36 hours
Learner Hours
14 hours (Blended learning), 150 hours (Student managed learning)
Mode of Delivery
Onsite and online
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