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Clinical Presentation & Management in Diabetes: Glycaemic Control, New & Novel Therapies    Back

University of Leicester Course Type: Short courses (CPD) Start Date: October
Location: Leicester, United Kingdom Fees/total cost: To be announced

Description

Module Outline

This module will provide students with an understanding of the processes and procedures involved in developing a new drug therapy, as well as an appreciation of how a new therapy is assessed and evaluated in order for it to be put on a formulary. They will gain in depth knowledge of some of the newer therapies such as GLP1 receptor agonists and DPP4 inhibitors and identify some of the therapies that are currently under development for the treatment of diabetes. They will become familiar with some of the newer continuous glucose subcutaneous monitoring systems, insulin pump therapies, islet cell transplant and anti-obesity surgery. This module ensures students have up to date knowledge of the latest therapies in diabetes management.

Assessments

  • Exam, one hour (20%)
  • Written case study x 2, 2 x assessments of 2,000 words (80%) 
This course is a module of: Diabetes MSc, PgDip, PgCert

Short courses (CPD) - Full time

Start date:
October
Teaching method:
Face-To-Face
Language:
English
Venue:
Leicester, United Kingdom
Standard applicant fee:
To be announced

Course Provider Details

Course contact information

MSc Diabetes Programme Administrator
Department of Health Sciences
mscdiabetes@le.ac.uk
University accredited:
Credits:
Short courses (CPD): 15
Last update: 16/06/2017
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