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Principles of care for children and young people with Diabetes Level 6 | HCN_6_013 | Level 6 | Credits 20 | 2020/21
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Principles of care for children and young people with Diabetes Level 6 | HCN_6_013 | Level 6 | Credits 20 | 2020/21
23/04/2021 | Available
23/04/2021, 07/05/2021, 21/05/2021, 04/06/2021, 18/06/2021, 02/07/2021, 13/08/2021 (Assessment)

  • 5062 - BSc (Hons) Children and Young People’s Healthcare Practice

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. This module is an introduction to care for children and young people 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)

Days: Wednesdays 


Times: Between 9am-5pm

Venue: LSBU Southwark Campus

Typical intake(s): Semester 2


Entry requirements

  • 240 Credit points of which no more than 120 are at level 4 and no less than 120 at level 5 or equivalent.
  • In exceptional circumstances if an individual has evidence of recent professional learning they may enter with 60 Credit points at level 5 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 explores and critically analyses a significant aspect of paediatric diabetes management.

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

Assessment/submission date: TBC


Learning outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding:       

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles required to care for a child with diabetes including the pathophysiology of the disease.
  • Appraise the relevant evidence based concepts, theories and key performance indicators and relate these to their current practice. 

Intellectual skills:

  • Apply appropriate and existing knowledge to effectively manage the child or young person with diabetes
  • Examine the psychological, social and cultural factors which may influence the child or young person. 

Practical Skills:

  • Apply the acquired and developed skills to operate effectively within the multidisciplinary team when managing children with diabetes.

Transferable skills:

  • Interact effectively within a team both in learning and professionally, and recognise, support and be proactive in leadership in a professional context, whilst exhibiting assertion, negotiation, delegation and conflict management.  


Courses this module can contribute to

  • BSc (Hons) Children and Young People’s Healthcare Practice
  • Graduate Certificate in Children and Young People’s Healthcare Practice
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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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