Diabetes Unit 5

Learning Outcomes

Unit 5 Standards 10&11 : Detection and Management of long-term complications – Lower limb and cardiovascular complications

  • Examine in depth the pathophysiology related to lower limb and cardiovascular complication of diabetes. vExamine critically issues related to assessment/re-assessment and screening in the detection of these long terms complications of diabetes mellitus, and the treatment and management these complications.
  • Revisit some of the issues related to pharmacology of diabetes mellitus in the context of detecting and managing these two long-term complications.
  • Explore critically the current research and literature related to best care with regard to the detection, treatment and management of lower limb and cardiovascular complications of diabetes.
  • Continue to analyse standards 10 – 11 from the NSF for Diabetes and apply these to practice.