Clinical Management of Diabetes
in partnership with the Osler Academy

Created for health professionals who work in primary and secondary care, our Mastercourse in the Clinical Management of Diabetes will allow you to focus on clinically relevant areas of diabetes that will help develop the management of patients with diabetes. The courses are delivered by eminent national and international experts in diabetes; Prof. Steve Davies, Endocrinologist and Dr. Atul Kalhan, Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology.

About Osler's Academy

Osler's Academy is pleased to announce their partnership with Diploma-MSc in making available a 12 week Mastercourse available for International Career aspirants. To have a competitive edge, research is a powerful tool. Where research is not possible or even if you have a research background, doing courses accredited by respectable institutions also helps to enhance your CV, as well as providing valuable knowledge and experience to improve your patient care. Osler's Academy recommends the course for busy primary and secondary care physicians who wish to hone their skills in the field of Diabetes.

Course Information

Learna, through our education platforms Diploma MSc and StudyPRN, is an award winning provider of online learning. We provide high-quality medical education globally.

This RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners) accredited Mastercourse has been created for health professionals who work in primary and secondary care. It will allow you to focus on clinically relevant areas of diabetes that will help develop the management of patients with the disease. The course is delivered by eminent national and international experts in diabetes: Prof. Steve Davies, Endocrinologist; and Dr. Atul Kalhan, Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology.

Why choose to study with us?

  • Online flexible learning allows you to study when it suits you.
  • 12-week part-time course to fast-track your diabetes knowledge.
  • High quality education.
  • Respected faculty with expertise in diabetes.
  • Innovative educational delivery.
  • 120 hours of CPD.
  • Accredited by Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).
  • On successful completion of this course, you will attain a certificate to include in your CPD development portfolio.

Course Subjects

The online course lasts for twelve weeks and is structured around ten subjects:

  1. Epidemiology, diagnosis and classification
  2. Pathophysiology of diabetes
  3. Oral therapies
  4. Injectable therapies
  5. Complications of diabetes: Macrovascular disease
  6. Complications of diabetes: Microvascular disease
  7. Diabetes in special circumstances: Pregnancy, adolescence and elderly
  8. Diabetic emergencies
  9. Diabetes patient education
  10. Diabetes management: socio-economic impact and judicious use of resources

Each week we address a new subject using:

  • An introductory talk on the topic by Dr Kalhan/Prof Steve Davies
  • Two or more clinically rich cases
  • You will be given the opportunity and be expected to discuss the cases within the discussion forum
  • An explanatory discussion/model answer video to watch covering the clinically rich cases
  • An individual activity for you to complete
  • Reflective portfolio questions for you to complete
  • A summative assessment to test your knowledge

In the final two weeks, candidates are:

  • Expected to review all material covered across all ten subjects, before;
  • Sitting their final summative exam of 30 randomly selected questions across all ten subjects

Interested in a Diploma or MSc?

As well as the 12 week Foundation Course, Diploma MSc also offer flexible one year, online, part-time Postgraduate Diploma and MSc courses in Diabetes, Endocrinology, Genomic Medicine and Healthcare, Obesity and Weight Management, Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine, Sports and Exercise Medicine, Rheumatology and Respiratory Medicine accredited by the University of South Wales, UK.

Find out more about our PG Diploma in Diabetes