Graduate Certificate in
Diabetes Education &
Management
Irene Kopp- Course Coordinator
The Faculty at a glance
Located at both UTS campuses
> City campus
> Kuring-Gai campus
> International reputation for exce...
> UTS is top ranked in NSW for
Nursing and Midwifery
research (ERA 5)
> All courses underpinned by
current Health Services...
The UTS Difference
> The UTS Model of Learning
> On campus study days greatly enhance
your learning experience
> Fantastic...
Career-focused
•

More than a piece of paper

•

Guest lecturers are current leaders in
their field

•

Most assessments a...
Course Structure
Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education
and Management
> 1 year part-time (2 subjects per semester)
> ...
Accreditation
>

Accredited with the Australian Diabetes Educators
Association (ADEA)

>

Upon successful completion of th...
Time spent on campus
Blended approach

On-line mixed mode program with 2 on-campus
workshops (4 days each semester)
- Sydn...
GCDEM Autumn Workshop: Sydney 2013 UTS City Campus
25th & 26th February, Subject – 015356, Learning and diabetes education...
GCDEM Spring Workshop: Sydney 2013 UTS City Campus
Location: CB2.05.40
19th - 22nd August
92845 - Primary Health Care & 93...
GCDEM, Spring Workshop: Brisbane 2013, Playhouse Theatre – Women’s College,
St Lucia Campus. University of QLD
92845 - Pri...
GCDEM, Spring Workshop: Brisbane 2013, Playhouse Theatre – Women’s College,
St Lucia Campus. University of QLD
92845 - Pri...
Dates for 2014 Workshops
• Autumn Semester:
– Sydney; 03/03/14 – 06/03/14
– Brisbane; 17/03/14 – 20/3/14

• Spring Semeste...
Admission requirements
> Australian Bachelors degree or equivalent
qualification in a health-related field such as
nursing...
Assessments
Assessment methods
A range to suit different learning styles
Written assignments

tailored to practice
Technol...
Support Services

Library
Online journals and material
HELPS
Free academic and writing support
UTS Online
Student forums
Costs
Indicative cost for 2014 is $1,608
per subject ($6,192 for 4 subjects)
Funding is available from a variety
of source...
FEE-HELP
You do not pay fees upfront. Instead,
inform your employer you have a FEEHELP loan and they will withhold your
pa...
How to apply
Direct to UTS

Tonight if you have all the correct documentation
Or bring/post your application within two we...
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2014 UTS Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education and Management Info Session. Presented by Irene Kopp on Tuesday 1 October 2013 at UTS, Sydney

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  • UTS:Libraryonline resourcestours and training services, eg. subject-based information skillshands-on classes to help you find internet resources“Rovers” in orange T-shirts can help you log on to computers, search for books, etc UTS:HELPS (Higher Education and Language and Presentation Support)online learning tutorials and resources, e.g. accessing information, writing and speaking, referencing, group workhttp://www.ssu.uts.edu.au/helps/UTS:Student Servicestime management, stress management Computing facilities at both campuses – many provide 24-hour access
  • UTS Diabetes Education and Management

    1. 1. Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education & Management Irene Kopp- Course Coordinator
    2. 2. The Faculty at a glance Located at both UTS campuses > City campus > Kuring-Gai campus > International reputation for excellence in nursing education > 600 postgraduate students across 20 specialist courses > New $5 million clinical practice facilities
    3. 3. > UTS is top ranked in NSW for Nursing and Midwifery research (ERA 5) > All courses underpinned by current Health Services and Practice research
    4. 4. The UTS Difference > The UTS Model of Learning > On campus study days greatly enhance your learning experience > Fantastic networking opportunities with high–calibre peers and leaders in health > A supportive scholarly community
    5. 5. Career-focused • More than a piece of paper • Guest lecturers are current leaders in their field • Most assessments are tailored to your place of work so you can apply your knowledge as you learn • UTS prides itself on preparing students to be future leaders in health care
    6. 6. Course Structure Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education and Management > 1 year part-time (2 subjects per semester) > 4 subjects > Clinical management of diabetes > Learning in diabetes education > Primary health care > Clinical practice (diabetes)
    7. 7. Accreditation > Accredited with the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) > Upon successful completion of the course, the following professionals will have met one of the key requisites for credentialing with the ADEA > Registered Nurses > Registered Pharmacists > Accredited Practising Dieticians > Registered Podiatrists > Accredited Exercise Physiologists Other health professionals also welcome  Psychologists Medical Practitioners Medical Scientists
    8. 8. Time spent on campus Blended approach On-line mixed mode program with 2 on-campus workshops (4 days each semester) - Sydney Workshop (Block), UTS City Campus - Brisbane Workshop (Distance), UQ St Lucia Campus > > > Distance mode - learning material is available online Online learning support – “UTS Online Supervised clinical experience > 40 hours
    9. 9. GCDEM Autumn Workshop: Sydney 2013 UTS City Campus 25th & 26th February, Subject – 015356, Learning and diabetes education 27th & 28th February, Subject – 92934, Clinical management of diabetes Monday 25th February 2013 Tuesday 26th February 2013 Wednesday 27th February 2013 Thursday 28th February 2013 Welcome to the course Learning and Diabetes Education Welcome to Clinical Management of Diabetes The Diabetes Educator & Scope of Practice Dr Kate Collier, subject coordinator – Learning and Diabetes Education Irene Kopp, Subject coordinator Clinical Management of Diabetes Jan Alford RN, CDE Irene Kopp, Course co-ordinator 0900hrs Welcome to Learning and Diabetes Education 0900hrs Pathophysiology of Diabetes Mellitus Dr Kate Collier, subject coordinator – Learning and Diabetes Education 0930hrs Medical Nutrition Therapy and Healthy Eating Mellissa Armstrong APD Dr Jennifer Wyndham, Scientist Morning tea 1030 – 1100hrs Morning tea 1030 – 1100hrs Morning tea 1030 – 1100hrs Morning tea 11.00am Learning and Diabetes Education continued Learning and Diabetes Education continued Exercise Physiology Medical Nutrition Therapy and Healthy Eating continued Dr Kate Collier, subject coordinator – Learning and Diabetes Education Dr Kate Collier, subject coordinator – Learning and Diabetes Education Lunch 1300 – 1330hrs Lunch 1300 – 1330hrs Lunch Learning and Diabetes Education continued Learning and Diabetes Education continued Diabetes Acute Emergencies Dr Kate Collier, subject coordinator – Learning and Diabetes Education Dr Kate Collier, subject coordinator – Learning and Diabetes Education Afternoon tea 1500 – 1530hrs Afternoon tea 1500 – 1530hrs Afternoon tea 1500 – 1530hrs Afternoon tea 1500 - 1530hrs Learning and Diabetes Education continued Learning and Diabetes Education Diabetes Acute Emergencies continued Clinical Placement 10.30am – Bethany Leach, Exercise physiologist 1200 Self-Blood Glucose Monitoring (SBGM) Irene Kopp RN, CDE, NP Dr Kate Collier, subject coordinator – Learning and Diabetes Education Dr Kate Collier, subject coordinator – Learning and Diabetes Education 1300 – 1330hrs Irene Kopp RN, CDE, NP Lunch 1300 – 1330hrs Pharmacology, oral diabetes agents, insulin therapy and diabetes related medications Jane Ludington, Pharmacist Chris Zingle RN, CDE, Clinical placement coordinator NSW Wrap-Up Irene Kopp, Course coordinator Finish 1700hrs Finish 1700hrs Finish 1700hrs Finish 1700hrs
    10. 10. GCDEM Spring Workshop: Sydney 2013 UTS City Campus Location: CB2.05.40 19th - 22nd August 92845 - Primary Health Care & 93006 - Clinical Practice (Diabetes) Monday 19th August 2013 Tuesday 20th August 2013 Wednesday 21st August 2013 Thursday 22nd August 2013 0830hrs - Introduction to the Subject 0830hs - Complications of Diabetes 0830hrs – Paramedic Lecture 0900hrs - Clinical Compliance 0830hrs - Primary Health Care in an Indigenous Community Amy Traeger RN, CDE, Accredited Exercise Physiologist ________________________ __ Clinical Practice Unit & ClinConnect 1000hrs - Motivational Interviewing 1000hrs - Introduction to Learning Exchanges Dr Kate Collier Dr Kate Collier Morning tea 10300 – 1100hrs Morning tea 1030 – 1100hrs Morning tea 1030 – 1100hrs Morning tea 11.30am 1100hrs - Clinical Placements 1100hrs - Forum Theatre, Theory of Communication and Experiential Learning 1100hrs - Student Group Presentations 1030hrs - Diabetes, Eyes and Retinopathy Dr Kate Collier Students to present, facilitated by Dr Kate Collier Paula Katalinic, Optometrist Student Group Presentations Continued 1200hrs - Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Irene Kopp RN, CDE, NP Course and subject co-ordinator __________________________ _ Dr Roger Chen Endocrinologist _________________________ __ Pip Lyndon-James, UTAS Lecturer Paramedic Practice (Rozelle Campus) 0930hrs - Psychology of Health Chris Zingle RN, CDE Clinical Placement Coordinator NSW & ACT Forum Theatre continued 1200hrs - Aged Care Chris Zingle RN, CDE Clinical Placement Coordinator NSW & ACT Melanie Cullen, Psychologist 11.00am – Irene Kopp & Julian Swindells Medtronic Lunch 1300 – 1330hrs Lunch 1300 – 1330hrs Lunch 1330hrs - Theory of Primary Health Care 1330hrs - Forum Theatre to explore practice & Debrief and action plan for the future. 1330hrs - Student Group Presentations 1330hrs - Diabetes in Pregnancy and GDM Dr Elizabeth Denney-Wilson, 1300 – 1330hrs Lunch 1230 – 1330hrs Rep Display Dr Kate Collier, Students to present, facilitated by Dr Kate Collier Amanda Bartlett RM, CDE Senior Lecturer Afternoon tea 1500 – 1530hrs Afternoon tea 1500 – 1530hrs Afternoon tea 1500 – 1530hrs Afternoon tea 1500 - 1530hrs 1530hrs - Peripheral Neuropathy & Foot Care 1530hrs - Children and Adolescents with Diabetes 1530hrs - Student Group Presentations 1530 - Dental Care in Diabetes Georgina Frank CDE, Podiatrist Carolyn Judge RN, CDE & Anna Pham APD Students to present, facilitated by Dr Kate Collier _________________________ __ 1600hrs - Student Presentation Debrief Dr Kate Collier Finish 1700hrs Finish 1700hrs Finish 1700hrs Peter Huang, Dentist __________________________ ___ 1630hrs - Insulin Therapy, including personal sub-cut insulin pumps Irene Kopp RN, CDE, NP Course and subject co-ordinator __________________________ __ Wrap-Up Irene Kopp, Course and subject co-ordinator Finish 1700hrs
    11. 11. GCDEM, Spring Workshop: Brisbane 2013, Playhouse Theatre – Women’s College, St Lucia Campus. University of QLD 92845 - Primary Health Care & 93006 - Clinical Practice (Diabetes) Monday 5th August 2013 Tuesday 6th August 2013 Wednesday 7th August 2013 Thursday 8th August 2013 0830hrs - Introduction to the Subject 0830hrs - Psychology of Health Behaviour 0830hrs - Clinical Placements 0830hrs - Diabetes and Foot Care Irene Kopp RN, CDE, NP Course and subject co-ordinator Bronwyn Rees 0900hrs - Theory of Primary Health Care Dr Elizabeth Denney-Wilson, Senior Lecturer Morning tea 1100 – 1130hrs Gill Dicker, RN, CDE, NP Lyndon Homeming Clinical Placement ______________________ Coordinator QLD ____ _______________________ ____ 1000hrs - Motivational Interviewing 0930hrs - Introduction to Learning Exchanges Dr Kate Collier Dr Kate Collier Morning tea 1030 – 1100hrs Morning tea 10.30am – Morning tea 1030 – 1100hrs 11.00hrs 1130hrs - Complications of Diabetes 1100hrs - Forum Theatre, Theory of Communication and Experiential Learning 1100hrs - Student Group Presentations 1100hrs - Children and Adolescents Dr Tony Russell, Dr Kate Collier Students to present, facilitated by Dr Kate Collier Marina Nound RN, CDE ________________________ _____ 1200hrs - GDM Marina Nound RN, CDE Lunch 1300 – 1330hrs Lunch 1300 – 1330hrs 1330hrs - Primary Health Care 1330hrs - Forum Theatre to in an Indigenous Community explore practice & Debrief and action plan for the Anna Cooney future. Lunch 1300 – 1330hrs Lunch 1300 – 1330hrs 1330hrs - Student Group Presentations 1330hrs - Insulin Therapy including pumps Students to present, facilitated by Dr Kate Collier Irene Kopp RN, CDE, NP Course and subject co-ordinator Afternoon tea 1500 – 1530hrs Afternoon tea 1500 - 1530hrs 1530hrs - Student Group Presentations 1530hrs - Hopefully a dentist will present here!!!!! Dr Kate Collier, Afternoon tea 1500 – 1530hrs Afternoon tea 1500 – 1530hrs 1530hrs - Diabetes & Eyes/ 1530hrs - Aged Care and Diabetes in the Primary Health Retinopathy Care Setting. Simon Hurwood Fran Ditzel RN, CDE Students to present, facilitated by Dr Kate Collier ?????????????? _______________________ ____ 1600hrs - Student Presentation Debrief Wrap-Up Dr Kate Collier Irene Kopp, Course and subject co-ordinator Finish 1700hrs Finish 1700hrs Finish 1700hrs Finish 1700hrs
    12. 12. GCDEM, Spring Workshop: Brisbane 2013, Playhouse Theatre – Women’s College, St Lucia Campus. University of QLD 92845 - Primary Health Care & 93006 - Clinical Practice (Diabetes) Monday 5th August 2013 Tuesday 6th August 2013 Wednesday 7th August 2013 Thursday 8th August 2013 0830hrs - Introduction to the Subject 0830hrs - Psychology of Health Behaviour 0830hrs - Insulin Therapy including pumps Bronwyn Rees, Psychologist Irene Kopp RN, CDE, NP Course and subject co-ordinator _________________________ __ 0830hrs - Clinical Placements Kelly-Anne Eyre, Director of Clinical Placements UTS & Gill Dicker, RN, CDE, NP Clinical Placement Coordinator QLD 0930hrs - Introduction to Learning Exchanges 0930hrs - Diabetes in Pregnancy and GDM Dr Kate Collier Gill Dicker, RN, CDE, NP Clinical Placement Coordinator QLD Irene Kopp RN, CDE, NP Course and subject co-ordinator 0900hrs - Theory of Primary Health Care ________________________ __ Dr Elizabeth Denney-Wilson, Senior Lecturer 1000hrs - Motivational Interviewing Dr Kate Collier Morning tea 1100 – 1130hrs Morning tea 1030 – 1100hrs Morning tea 1030 – 1100hrs Morning tea 11.00hrs 1130hrs - Complications of Diabetes 1100hrs - Forum Theatre, Theory of Communication and Experiential Learning 1100hrs - Student Group Presentations 1100hrs - Aged Care and Diabetes in the Primary Health Care Setting. Dr Tony Russell Dr Kate Collier Students to present, facilitated by Dr Kate Collier 10.30am – Irene Kopp RN, CDE, NP 1200hrs - Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Irene Kopp & Marijke Barwick Medtronic Rep Display Lunch 1300 – 1330hrs Lunch 1300 – 1330hrs Lunch 1300 – 1330hrs Lunch 1330hrs - Paediatric and Adolescents 1230 – 1330hrs 1330hrs - Diabetes and Foot Care Karen Shann, RN, CDE Royal Children's Hospital 1330hrs - Forum Theatre to 1330hrs - Student Group explore practice & Debrief and Presentations action plan for the future. Students to present, facilitated by Dr Kate Collier Dr Kate Collier, Afternoon tea 1500 – 1530hrs Afternoon tea 1500 – 1530hrs Afternoon tea 1500 – 1530hrs Afternoon tea 1500 - 1530hrs 1530 - Dental Care in Diabetes 1530hrs - Diabetes & Eyes/ Retinopathy 1530hrs - Student Group Presentations 1530hrs - Primary Health Care in an Indigenous Community Peter Huang, Dentist Simon Hurwood, Optometrist Students to present, facilitated by Dr Kate Collier _________________________ __ Anna Cooney, Aboriginal services QLD Lyndon Homeming, Podiatrist 1630hrs - Wrap-Up 1600hrs - Student Presentation Debrief Finish 1700hrs Finish 1700hrs Irene Kopp, Course co-ordinator Dr Kate Collier Finish 1700hrs Finish 1700hrs
    13. 13. Dates for 2014 Workshops • Autumn Semester: – Sydney; 03/03/14 – 06/03/14 – Brisbane; 17/03/14 – 20/3/14 • Spring Semester: – Brisbane; 04/08/14 – 07/08/14 – Sydney; 18/08/14 – 21/08/14
    14. 14. Admission requirements > Australian Bachelors degree or equivalent qualification in a health-related field such as nursing, allied health or medicine > At least one year's full-time professional employment in the health-related discipline, part of which has been in a diabetes-related clinical area. Assumed that applicants have a basic knowledge of the practice of diabetes education and management. > Have access to a relevant clinical setting in order to complete supervised clinical experience (applicants need to organise their own placement).
    15. 15. Assessments Assessment methods A range to suit different learning styles Written assignments tailored to practice Technology-based methods online discussion groups for some Tests (some courses only)
    16. 16. Support Services Library Online journals and material HELPS Free academic and writing support UTS Online Student forums
    17. 17. Costs Indicative cost for 2014 is $1,608 per subject ($6,192 for 4 subjects) Funding is available from a variety of sources, including NSW Health NSW Nurses’ Association UTS (see uts.edu.au/futurestudents/scholarships)
    18. 18. FEE-HELP You do not pay fees upfront. Instead, inform your employer you have a FEEHELP loan and they will withhold your payments through the PAYG tax system Compulsory repayments proportionate to income: threshold is ($49,195 for 2012/13) Tuition fees may be tax deductible if related to your employment: contact your financial advisor or the ATO www.ato.gov.au For further information see the FEE-HELP brochure
    19. 19. How to apply Direct to UTS Tonight if you have all the correct documentation Or bring/post your application within two weeks of tonight FREE Online through the Universities Admissions Centre www.uac.edu.au $60.00

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