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