Thames Information Session
Are you thinking about studying in 2021? Join us for an information session at our Thames Campus and find out how you can get your career started in the health and wellbeing industry.
Please note, enrolments close two weeks prior to the first workshop day each semester.
The Diabetes Care and Management programme is internationally recognised and designed to provide registered health professionals with the knowledge and skills required to provide regular care to people at risk of or with diabetes.
The Midland Health region has identified Type 2 and increasingly Type 1 diabetes as a significant health concern, particularly for Māori and Pacific Island adults. In addition, cardiovascular risk assessment is an identified Ministry of health target. The prevention and treatment of diabetes is a focus of the Strategic Plans for the District Health Boards providing opportunities for you in this rewarding area.
Students living a long distance from campus may need to download Zoom onto their laptop or device. If this is the case, your tutor will advise you.
The programme, informed by the National Diabetes Nursing Knowledge and Skills Framework (2009), provides the health professional with an increased blend of knowledge and skills required to competently and confidently plan care for a person with diabetes / cardiovascular disease and provide regular care to people at risk of, or those who experience, diabetes. Health professionals will develop critical thinking through the exploration of problem-based learning, evidenced-based theory, reflective and reflexive practice perspectives.
The in Diabetes Care and Management course provides an opportunity for you to continue your professional development and to gain knowledge and skills in a significant and growing area of health care.
This qualification will be valued in both primary and secondary clinical contexts. You would be able to continue to develop your expertise in this area of health to become a speciality diabetes nurse. Once graduated you may progress from the generalist education provided in the Diabetes Care to the Level 8 Specialist Diabetes education within the Wintec Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing programme.
At this time, an online application is not available for this course.
To apply for this course, please fill out the form below and return it to the Student Enrolment & Information Centre.
Note: Enrolments close two weeks prior to the first workshop day each semester.
Please also note that a verified copy of Annual Practicing Certificate is required.
Candidates are required to:
Please check the entry criteria for each programme to see which course is the best level for you to begin with. The entry criteria information can be found on each of the programme pages here online. You can also contact us directly to discuss the appropriate level for you at email@example.com.
Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our welcome page.
Welcome information will be emailed to you approximately 2–4 weeks before the first workshop day or the start of your online course.
Please also read the information below for details about your first day.
You are warmly invited to attend the official welcome to Wintec for all new students, staff and whānau (family) at either our marae, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa or Rotokauri campus. Please gather at the campus hubs, and a staff member will guide you through our pōwhiri.
Click here to find out where and when the next Pōwhiri will be.
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
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