• Deakin University

HND732.5 Vulnerable Populations and Applying Research

Understanding the research to better engage vulnerable populations in diabetes education.

HND732.5 Vulnerable Populations and Applying Research
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

Learn which populations are vulnerable to diabetes and how to engage them.

Learn what the research says to better engage vulnerable populations in diabetes education. Understand which populations are vulnerable and why and how to engage them in diabetes education.

Topics we will cover include:

  • barriers to participation
  • vulnerable populations
  • populations at risk
  • improving access for vulnerable populations
  • the role of health care providers in improving health outcomes
  • what does the research tell us?
  • what is the role of diabetes education?

What topics will you cover?

Who is the course for?

This course is targeted at:

  • people wanting to understand the causes, types and treatment of diabetes
  • health professionals wanting to reduce the prevalence and impact of diabetes.

Who will you learn with?

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.

  • Established1974
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia
  • World rankingTop 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021