For all health professionals working with patients who have diabetes mellitus either in specialist or primary care settings to gain the knowledge and skills needed to provide effective care.
- The pathway has been developed by national and international experts in diabetes.
- The pathway provides opportunities for flexible and computer-based distance learning.
- The modules that make up the pathway provide an in-depth account of diabetes and its management from all perspectives.
Dr Henrietta Mulnier
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
Typically students take one year to complete a certificate, two years for a diploma and three years for an MSc. Maximum of six years PT.
Waterloo and Guy's campuses.
The pathway will help all practitioners to improve their diabetes care and could be used to support GPs in developing a special interest in diabetes (GPwSI) and practice nurses. The pathway also follows the national curriculum for specialist nurses in diabetes and could support career advancement for specialist nurses in diabetes and nurse consultants.
Year of entry 2013