Dee Parker, Course Coordinator
Warwick Medical School, The University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL
+44 (0)24 7657 4799
This two-day accredited course has been designed for healthcare representatives working in the field of diabetes care or those wishing to specialise in diabetes. The course provides a basic understanding of the wider issues of diabetes management and care.
By completing this course, you will have the knowledge and confidence to support healthcare professionals in the changing climate of healthcare delivery.
Next course date: October 2012
Length and structure
- Introduction to the course
- Living with diabetes
- Perspective of a person with Type 2 diabetes
- Diabetes care in the community
- The management of long term conditions
- Structured education programmes
- Diabetes reviews
- Critical appraisal of evidence based medicine related to diabetes
- Student presentations
- Managing acute/long term complications
- The pharmaceutical representative
- Primary - Secondary care interface
- Intermediate clinics
Cost to student
£1,000 (including both online and two-day taught programme).
Type of study
Two day attendance required, alongside an online module.
We welcome applications from people working within diabetes care in the pharmaceutical industry. Please contact the course co-ordinator to apply.
On Day 2, students will give a 10 minute presentation to their student group based around a topic relevant to diabetes management. A selection of topics will be provided prior to the course.
Successful students will receive the ‘Diabetes Pharmaceutical Award’ (DPA) and can put DPA (The University of Warwick) on their CV’s and business cards.
The course is taught at The University of Warwick supported by an online programme, completed prior to the taught days. The online programme consists of an introduction to diabetes care and management based around case studies and people's personal experiences of living with diabetes.