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Management of the Person with Diabetes

CPD and short courses (short course)

Blended learning

12 weeks

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 30 credits


Develop the professional skills you need to care effectively and compassionately for people of any age with diabetes. Learn about the physiology, symptoms and impact of diabetes, the various interventions available and how to manage acute and long-term diabetic complications.

Full description

Who should attend?

Registered nurses, health visitors, midwives or other healthcare professionals who are employed in a hospital or community setting, and are responsible for caring for a significant number of people with diabetes mellitus.


Please note: timetables are still to be confirmed, dates may be subject to change.

Trimester 2 (online):

  • 23 January 2024
  • 30 January
  • 6 February
  • 13 February
  • 20 February
  • 12 March
  • 19 March
  • 16 April

Face to face:

  • 16 January 2024
  • 27 February
  • 5 March
  • 9 April

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care at ARU is primed to meet the demand for healthcare professionals, doctors, scientists and social workers in the East of England.

We've been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.

We know that our students want the very best experiential learning, and we've invested heavily in purpose-built simulated wards, science labs and skills spaces, to support your learning every step of the way.

Where can I study?

Blended learning
Person using laptop

Study through a mix of face-to-face teaching and online sessions.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 credits (Level 6) for courses starting in 2023/24


30 credits (Level 7) for courses starting in 2023/24


Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

Dr Robert Priharjo
[email protected]
Hear more from Dr Priharjo in this YouTube video

CPD Admissions Team
[email protected]

Entry requirements

Level 6:
  • be a registered nurse, health visitor, midwife or other healthcare professional
  • be employed in a hospital or community setting
  • be responsible for caring for a significant number of people with diabetes mellitus.
Level 7:
  • an honours degree with a minimum classification of 2:2, or equivalent. If you have a third-class honours or ordinary (pass) degree, plus a minimum of one year of relevant postgraduate work experience. You'll be considered on an individual basis and will be required to demonstrate a strong interest in diabetes care and quality improvement
  • at least one year of relevant postgraduate experience and will currently work in any diabetes care environment, or have a desire to do so in the near future.
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