Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
This is a distance-learning course designed for medical practitioners involved in the care of diabetic people experiencing sexual difficulties as a consequence of their disease. It will provide candidates with an understanding of the underlying pathophysiology of sexual dysfunction in diabetic men and women and will examine the various diagnostic and management approaches that are available. The psychological distress and anxiety experienced by patients with these conditions will also be discussed and a range of counselling strategies explored.
1. To gain knowledge and understanding of the underlying pathophysiology of sexual dysfunction in diabetes.
2. To gain knowledge of the appropriate investigation and management of sexual difficulties in diabetes.
3. To gain knowledge and understanding of the psychological distress experienced by diabetic men and women with sexual difficulties.
4. To gain knowledge of the various counselling strategies for sexual dysfunction among diabetic patients.
Pathophysiology of sexual dysfunction in diabetes.
The prevalence of sexual dysfunction in diabetes.
Investigation, diagnosis and management of sexual dysfunction in diabetes.
The psychological burden of sexual dysfunction for diabetic patients.
Counselling strategies for patients with sexual dysfunction.
Knowledge equivalent to that gained in an MBBS degree and from the course, Introduction to Diabetes Care, will be assumed. Participants must be medical practitioners working in the area of diabetes care.
Modes of Delivery
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Problem Based Learning
Experience Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
Problem Based Learning: for 8 hour(s) per Week for Full Term