The Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes Management and Education is a taught course with an inclusive, innovative, and flexible curriculum designed to fit into the working adult lifestyle and impart competencies to grow a career for the future diabetes care workplace.
The programme caters for a broad range of healthcare professionals including nurses, assistant medical officers, dietitians, pharmacists, physiotherapists, clinical psychologists, podiatrists, and medical practitioners who are interested in improving diabetes care.
Teaching and learning is delivered and supervised by highly qualified and experienced local and international specialists from the multidisciplinary areas of diabetes care, and extends beyond the provision of education to include theory, research, and the educator role into professional practice to generate individualised selfmanagement solutions for people with diabetes.
Students can choose to complete all 6 modules of the programme, within 1 year as a full-time student or within a maximum period of 3 years as a part-time student.
Flexible Blended Learning Model
The Highest Qualification for Diabetes Management and Education in South East Asia
Innovative Curriculum for Career Advancement
Taught by Renowned Faculty in Diabetes
Inclusive Curriculum for Multidisciplinary Learning
Professor Dr Trisha Dunning
Chair in Nursing Centre for Quality and Patient safety Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University and Barwon Health
RN, MEd, PhD, Credentialed Diabetes Educator
*If bachelor’s degree in related discipline is a CGPA of less than 2.50, a minimum of 2 years working experience in a related field of diabetes is required.
“The mission of the IMU Diabetes Management and Education programme is to produce competent diabetes educators with a level of expertise to positively impact the health of people with diabetes while progressing in their career and professional lives. In fulfilling this mission, the IMU Diabetes Management and Education Programme has been designed to develop graduates who are able to provide personalised education, support and solutions for people with diabetes and their caregivers. The graduates of this program will also be able to help the community they engage with through the coordination and advocacy of diabetes care. This programme also equips its graduates with the ability to independently seek new knowledge and skills to continuously improve diabetes care delivery.”
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CAMPUS ENVIRONMENT & FACILITIES
Our University has a wide range of facilities to get the most out of your study experience while making life at the University as enjoyable and stress-free as possible.
March & July
1 year (full time), 3 years (part time)