Celebrating International Thyroid Week: Master Noncommunicable Diseases with Learna | Diploma MSc


The annual International Thyroid Awareness Week 2024, is a perfect opportunity to shine a light on the relentless battle against noncommunicable diseases that affect millions worldwide. According to Thyroid Federation International, 1.6 billion people across the world are thought to be at risk of thyroid disorders. These conditions require a robust and informed approach to management and treatment.

At Learna | Diploma MSc, we are dedicated to providing healthcare professionals with the specialised knowledge and skills necessary to tackle these widespread health challenges effectively. Our diverse range of postgraduate healthcare education, including Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas, and MScs in diabetes, endocrinology, metabolic medicine, thyroid medicine, and obesity and weight management, are carefully designed to empower you in making a significant difference in patient care.

Tackling noncommunicable disease management: Explore our programmes

Each of our programmes are designed with a unique focus, combining the latest research with immersive active learning. Our curriculum is designed by leading experts in their fields, offering unparalleled insights and comprehensive insights.

Postgraduate Diploma and MSc in Diabetes: Our diabetes postgraduate programmes provide students with the opportunity for professional growth, increased expertise, and the ability to make a real impact on the healthcare sector.

This diploma in diabetes management equips you with advanced knowledge in diabetes management, enabling you to improve patient outcomes. You'll learn the latest developments in the field and apply evidence-based strategies to enhance patient care. With this qualification, you can lead the design and implementation of diabetes care plans and education programmes, positioning yourself at the forefront of comprehensive diabetes care. Furthermore, our diabetes education programme empowers you to conduct and interpret diabetes research, contributing to evidence-based practice and advocacy in diabetes care policies. Visit our course page, here.

Postgraduate Diploma and MSc in Endocrinology: Our endocrinology programme is designed for specialist registrars, nurses, and primary care physicians seeking a deep dive into the critical aspects of endocrine disorders. Login everyday and study at your own pace, anytime and anywhere, without sacrificing your professional or personal commitments. The endocrinology postgraduate courses cover six detailed modules, from thyroid disorders to endocrine-related cancers, offering a comprehensive understanding of hormonal health. Our graduates have reported remarkable career progression post-completion. Visit our course page and explore further.

Postgraduate Certificate in Thyroid Medicine: As the UK's first PGCert in Thyroid Medicine, this certificate course in thyroid disorders management addresses a crucial skills gap in the healthcare industry. Delivered entirely online through our renowned learning platform, this course takes just six months to complete, allowing you to progress your career quickly. Learn from field experts in thyroid medicine as you engage in scenario-based discussions directly applicable to your clinical practice, leading to immediate improvements in patient outcomes. This thyroid course online ensures you stand out among peers and provide the highest levels of care to patients with thyroid conditions. Visit our course page to discover more details.

Postgraduate Certificate in Metabolic Medicine: In response to the rising global prevalence of metabolic disorders, our Postgraduate Certificate in Metabolic Medicine offers high-quality, specialist education in this area. This Metabolic level 7 programmes online equips healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills required to provide exceptional care to patients with metabolic disorders such as diabetes, obesity, and hypertension. By enhancing your expertise in metabolic medicine, you can significantly improve patient health and contribute to the global fight against these prevalent conditions. Visit our course page to find out more.

Postgraduate Diploma and MSc in Obesity and Weight Management: Our obesity management courses are designed to equip you with the skills needed to confidently support individuals living with obesity. The curriculum covers medical knowledge of obesity, patient care, procedural skills, communication, professionalism, and scenario-based learning. Study part-time alongside your current role, fitting your education around daily activities. By developing a deep understanding of obesity and weight management, you can enhance the health and well-being of those affected by this global epidemic. Visit our course page to learn more.

Professional Growth and Expertise

The challenges posed by noncommunicable diseases like diabetes, endocrinology disorders, obesity, thyroid issues, and metabolic syndromes are immense. Yet, these challenges also present significant opportunities for healthcare professionals. By enhancing your expertise through our specialised online healthcare courses, you can become a leader in managing these conditions, driving change, and improving patient outcomes in your community.

Our graduates emerge not only with enhanced knowledge but also with the practical skills necessary to tackle these health issues head-on, making a real difference in the lives of those affected by these chronic conditions.

Dr. Chinedu Michael Dike, our diabetes students stands out as a prime example of a dedicated Learna student. We had the pleasure of chatting with him and our discussion unveiled valuable insights into his experiences and perspectives that we believe will resonate with our curious and ambitious future learners:

“My postgraduate programmes validated by the University of South Wales have greatly improved the quality of my clinical practice by making it more evidence-based, and my patients receive better care as a result…

…To all those considering studying this diabetes education programme, I encourage you to stay focused. The course will broaden your horizons and open doors for you. Your commitment to success is paramount.”

To read more from Dr. Chinedu Michael Dike, click here.

Why You Should Join Learna | Diploma MSc

Choosing the right educational path is crucial in healthcare. At Learna | Diploma MSc, our programmes stand out for their unique blend of convenience, depth, and specialisation. Here’s why you should consider enrolling:
100% Online Learning: Our courses are designed to fit your life, not interrupt it. With all learning materials accessible online, you can study every day from anywhere in the world.

Quick Completion: Time is of the essence in healthcare. Our programmes are structured to be completed swiftly, allowing you to advance your career without lengthy disruptions.

Flexibility: We understand that healthcare professionals lead busy lives. Our courses offer the flexibility to study at your pace, fitting your education around your work and personal commitments.

Learn from renowned experts: Our programmes are developed by world-leading experts selected for their subject expertise, experience, and teaching abilities, ensuring the highest standards of educational excellence. You'll benefit from the mentorship and guidance of our Programme Leaders, each a distinguished professional in their field.

Diabetes Programme Leader: Dr. Vinay
Consultant at the University Hospital of Wales, Dr. Vinay has authored a book chapter on thyroid replacement, contributed to higher specialty exam questions in diabetes and endocrinology, and developed materials for our Diabetes MSc course. He has a significant interest in inpatient diabetes management.

Metabolic Medicine Programme Leader: Dr. Soha Zouwail
Consultant in Medical Biochemistry/Metabolic Medicine and Clinical Lead of Acute Biochemistry at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. Dr. Zouwail specializes in cardiovascular risk management, metabolic renal stone disease, and electrolyte imbalance. She is active in medical education and has secured research grants for cardiovascular and kidney studies.

Thyroid Medicine Programme Leader: Dr. Peter Taylor
Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Physician for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Cardiff University and the University Hospital of Wales. Dr. Taylor is a member of the Society for Endocrinology Clinical Committee, co-convenor of the SfE Thyroid Network, and has received numerous awards with over 50 publications in prestigious journals like JAMA, Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, and Nature Communications.

Obesity Weight Management Programme Leader: Dr. Simon Williams
Dr. Simon Williams is an Associate Professor at University of Wales Trinity Saint David, leading the Postgraduate Diploma and MSc in Obesity and Weight Management. He completed a PhD in Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease and has held significant roles at the University of South Wales and in NHS weight management services. A Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, he has chaired the UK Association for the Study of Obesity and is involved in several national health advisory boards.

Endocrinology Programme Leader: Dr. Atul Kalhan
Dr. Atul Kalhan is a Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Royal Glamorgan Hospital and an Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. He has guided over 50 MSc students globally and served as an External Examiner for Swansea University and PACES (MRCP). Dr. Kalhan holds a CCST in Diabetes & Endocrinology and an MD from Cardiff University. He has received multiple awards in Endocrinology and is the editor of the widely read "Best of Five MCQs for the Endocrinology and Diabetes SCE" by Oxford University Press.

Join Us Now: Shape the Future of Healthcare

As we open applications for our September 2024 intake, the interest and enthusiasm we've seen reflect the relevance and critical importance of our programmes in today's healthcare landscape.

Enrolling in our courses is not just an investment in your career; it's an investment in the future of healthcare.
Don't miss out on the opportunity to enhance your professional journey and impact global health. Apply now and become a pivotal part of the healthcare revolution. Together, we can tackle noncommunicable diseases and improve the quality of life for countless individuals around the world.