• Deakin University

HND701.5 Microvascular Complications

Explore screening, diagnosis and treatments of retinopathy, neuropathy and nephropathy.

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HND701.5 Microvascular Complications
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    10 hours

Explore complications associated with diabetes

Learn about the screening, diagnosis and treatments of retinopathy, neuropathy and nephropathy. This course is the final of five which make-up the Deakin University unit, HND701 Pathophysiology of Diabetes. It is part of the Deakin Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education, one of the first degrees to be offered on FutureLearn.

Who is the course for?

Deakin University postgraduate students.

Who will you learn with?

Cath is a credentialed diabetes nurse educator with a special interest in diabetes and pregnancy. She works clinically in this field which enhances her academic role and passion for educating students

Dr Virginia Hagger is a RN-CDE, who has worked in the diabetes field as a clinician, program manager and researcher. She is the Course Leader for the Grad Cert in Diabetes Education.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established

    1974
  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia
  • World ranking

    Top 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021

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