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.
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.
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- 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
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- 1 months
- 5 hrs/week
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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.
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InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
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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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.