Medicine & Health - Diabetes in Primary Care

University College Cork


Course Name Medicine & Health - Diabetes in Primary Care
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code GP5100
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE Semester I 2021/22 : Orientation 08/09/2021
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 30th June 2021

In advance of applying candidates should contact the Department of General Practice to register an interest the course.

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Expand+Attendance on 2 days plus 12 weeks online distance learning

Orientation 08/09/2021. Module to commence on 9th November 2021

This course runs over 12 weeks of on-line learning and supplemented with 2 study days (Saturdays). If required due to p...

Course Fee The fee for this module is €900. There is also a €35 application fee.
Entry Requirements

Expand+The Department of General Practice Continuing Professional Development modules are designed for General Practitioners and Practice Nurses working in primary care. Admission to the module(s) will be subject to internal university approval processes o...

Course Content

Expand+On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

Identify and categorise patients with problems with glycaemic control including diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, impaired fasting glucose and gestational diabetes,


Subjects Taught This module consists of ten distance learning Units supported by two workshop days. Each Unit will run for one week (except Unit 9 has three weeks). The Units are:

Diagnosis of diabetes.
Control & monitoring; self-management education.
Structured diabetes care.
Lifestyle modification.
Glucose Lowering Agents.
Acute emergencies.
Preventing cardiovascular disease.
Preventing diabetic eye, kidney and foot disease (3 weeks).
Diabetes and pregnancy.
Assessment Method Assessment: Total Marks 200, Continuous Assessment 200 marks (On-line discussion board participation 100 marks, E-activities/short written submissions 20 marks. Essay 2500-3500 words 80 marks.)
Number of Credits 10
Further Enquiries CPD Co-Ordinator, CPD Centre,
An tIonad um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil Leanúnaigh,
Q+1 floor, The Boole Library, Main Quad, U.C.C.

For CPD Content Queries: Katie Murphy/ Dr. Colin Bradley /
086 0566077 / (0)21 - 4905557

Katie Murphy
+353 21 420 5557
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