SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION IN DIABETES
|Course code MEDI6260||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Medicine and Public Health|
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.
Not available in 2014
|Previously offered in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004|
|Objectives||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.
|Content||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.
|Assumed Knowledge||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|
|Teaching Methods||Case Study|
Problem Based Learning
Experience Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Problem Based Learning: for 8 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|