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About

Understand the diabetes challenge and how health professionals can work with people with diabetes to prevent blindness with Diabetic Eye Disease - Building Capacity To Prevent Blindness at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine by FutureLearn

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Overview

The number of adults with diabetes is predicted to increase by more than 50% to 642 million by 2040. Diabetic eye disease is a range of ocular complications experienced by people with diabetes. Recent global trends have found an alarming increase in the magnitude of vision loss due to diabetic retinopathy, highlighting the need to strengthen health services to prevent blindness.

Key facts:

Through Diabetic Eye Disease - Building Capacity To Prevent Blindness at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine by FutureLearn  you will learn the key facts about diabetic eye disease and its management, and how health teams and people with diabetes can work together to reduce the risk of vision loss and blindness.

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • Classification, natural history, epidemiology and complications of diabetes mellitus and diabetic eye disease, in particular diabetic retinopathy
  • Impact of diabetic eye disease on the individual, society and health services
  • Public health and screening for diabetic eye disease: principles, guidelines and implementation models
  • Partnerships and team approach to prevent blindness from diabetic retinopathy

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • 5 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

This course is designed for ophthalmologists, ophthalmic nurses, clinical ophthalmic officers, diabetes nurses, diabetic eye disease screeners and graders, public health specialists, eye health programme managers and planners, diabetologists, general practitioners and all health care personnel involved in supporting people with diabetes.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 1 months.

It's free to join and study this course, you have the option to upgrade  and receive a digital and printed certificate for $74. Additional benefits can be reached via the Unlimited FutureLearn product. 

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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