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Diabetes - Understanding the Patient's Perspective and Encouraging Self-care course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS

Having diabetes can have huge implications on quality of life, life expectancy and lifestyle. This session explores some of these issues and the impact that diabetes can have on psychosocial welfare.

This session was reviewed by Khyati Bakhai and last updated in July 2019.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe the impact that diabetes can have on the quality of life of the individual
  • Recognise the psychological co-morbidities that occur with diabetes
  • Identify strategies to enable patients with diabetes to self-care
  • Recognise the social implications of diabetes
  • Recognise the role of national and community-based support groups for people with diabetes

Having diabetes can have huge implications on quality of life, life expectancy and lifestyle, and the potential impact that diabetes can have on psychosocial welfare is often underestimated.


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Instructors / Speakers
Rupal Shah,
GP Partner /Associate Dean. Multiprofessional Faculty Development Unit (London and South East).

Rupal Shah is a GP partner in Battersea in London. where she is the prescribing lead and is also a GP trainer.

Rupal has a special interest in diabetes, cardiovascular health and medical education. She has written two books for GPs in training (General Practice: The Clinical Survival Guide and Hot Topics for the MRCGP) and is an Associate Dean within the Multiprofessional Faculty Development Unit (London and South East) on behalf of Health Education England.

Delivery
Title
Diabetes - Understanding the Patient's Perspective and Encouraging Self-care course for GPs
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Diabetes
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
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Access Duration (in months)
12
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