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Diabetes Studies Specialisation

Postgraduate specialisation

Gain comprehensive knowledge in diabetes care and education, for a career that will advance the healthcare of people living with diabetes and their families.

Course outline
  • Qualification
    Diabetes Studies Specialisation (M AdvPrc)
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Course outline

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Course outline



The Diabetes Studies specialisation is available to study as a graduate certificate and as part of the Master of Advanced Practice. It is designed for registered nurses, midwives and paramedics who have a professional or career interest in diabetics healthcare and education. 

Key components include: 

  • the nature and prevalence of diabetes within local, national and global contexts 
  • provision of individualised diabetes care and management across the lifespan and in priority populations. 
  • physical, biological, psychological and psychosocial issues associated with the disease, its diagnostic criteria, 
  • evidence-based theories that are advancing knowledge in diabetes healthcare and education.  

You will also undertake a clinical placement in a diabetes-related health service, to consolidate your knowledge and further develop your interprofessional learning and collaboration skills. 

The Diabetes Studies specialisation is offered as an online course studied on a part-time basis only. We recommend that you study one or two units of study per semester. 

Note: This specialisation is offered in semester 1.

See our handbook for more information. 

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

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  • Curtin course code: SPPC-DIABS
  • Last updated on: 12 June 2024

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