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Diabetes care capability framework for health professionals with different levels of skills and knowledge

Recipient of the 2019 Research Fellowship

 

Lead researcher: Giuliana Murfet

Administering institution: Tasmanian Health Service, North West Regional Hospital, Diabetes Centre

The ADEA Diabetes Research Foundation has approved a $60,000 Research Fellowship to Ms Giuliana Murfet who will develop a diabetes care capability framework for health professionals with different levels of skills and knowledge.

The framework provides a set of nine broad capability areas that address, among others, diabetes self-management education, technology and the quality use of medicines. The framework will aim to provide a national minimum level of competencies for different health professional levels for course developers to include within their program development.

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