Taught course

Diabetes in Primary Care

Institution
University of Brighton · Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

The course is open to post-registration doctors and qualified practitioners with relevant clinical experience in any profession allied to medicine.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course has been designed to provide advanced professional education in diabetes care for a wide range of practitioners working in primary care including: general practitioners, nurses from primary care, podiatrists and pharmacists.

Practitioners gain knowledge of current best practice in the diagnosis and management of diabetes; the epidemiology of diabetes type 1 and type 2 and pathophysiology; diagnosis, treatment and lifestyle modification. Clinical learning is blended with teaching in organisational and policy context to enable clinicians to contribute more effectively to improving the design, delivery, outcomes and cost-effectiveness of services and to inform evidence-based practice.

Modules are assessed by 2,000 or 3,000 word written assignments which are centred on case studies or an agreed relevant topic and presentations.

Fees and funding

Please see the postgraduate funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Chris Sargeant
Email
enquiries@brighton.ac.uk
Phone
01273 644644