Course Title: Apply principles of diabetic nursing care

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5246 Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing)

Course Title: Apply principles of diabetic nursing care

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Carylin Lenehan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4837

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Course Description

This competency unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply the principles of diabetic nursing care, building upon existing skills to enable the Enrolled/Division 2 nurse to provide holistic nursing care and maintain optimal health

The knowledge and skills described in this competency unit are to be applied within jurisdictional nursing and midwifery regulatory authority legislative requirements
Enrolled/Division 2 nursing work is to be carried out in consultation/collaboration with registered nurses and under direct or indirect supervisory arrangements in line with jurisdictional regulatory requirements

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not Applicable

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTEN611B Apply principles of diabetic nursing care


1. Provide diabetes care within the context of the Australian health care environment

2. Assess the needs of clients with diabetes

3. Plan diabetes care in consultation/collaboration with the health care team

4. Perform complex nursing interventions to assist clients in achieving and maintaining optimal diabetes health

5. Evaluate the plan of care for clients with acute and/or chronic presentation diabetes

Learning Outcomes

Not being run at this time will be updated when to be delivered as a short course

Overview of Assessment

When course is to be run will be posted