NO SUGARCOATING IT: A DIABETES MELLITUS OVERVIEW 05/17/2022

May 17, 2022

The purpose of this activity is to provide the learners with an overview of the basic information for diabetes mellitus treatment and prevention.

Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity to Claim CE Certificate
  • Attend live webinar
  • Attendance verification via Zoom roster report
  • Complete an evaluation 

 

Target Audience

RNs

LPNs

 

Learning Objectives

 

By the end of this educational activity the learner will be able to:

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  • Describe how the body functions in a person with diabetes mellitus
  • Describe prediabetes
  • Describe diagnostic blood tests
  • List common treatments for a  person with diabetes mellitus

 

Additional Information

Course Level: 
Novice
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
05/17/2022
Course expires: 
06/30/2022
Event starts: 
05/17/2022 - 2:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
05/17/2022 - 3:00pm EDT
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

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DISCLOSURE

No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for this educational activity by any of the authors, presenters, coordinators, planners, or reviewers.

Paula Booker, MSN, RN

Paula holds a degree as a Clinical Nurse Specialist Educator. She has been a nurse for over 30 years.  She has worked with surgical trauma patients including those with tracheostomies and ventilators in a level 1 trauma hospital.  She has taught in a baccalaureate nursing program as the skills lab instructor. Paula has been an Adjunct Clinical Faculty member at 2 different baccalaureate nursing schools where she supervised students on med-surg, rehab, neuro, and oncology units in the hospital.  She was a nurse manager in a veteran's hospital where she was accountable for a 36 bed medicine-oncology unit and 30 employees including RNs, LPNs, and unlicensed assistive personnel.  Paula joined BAYADA in 1999 as a field nurse then in 2000 became a supervisor.  She manages the ANCC accreditation for nurses and is a facilitator for corporate on-boarding.  Paula was recently diagnosed as a person with prediabetes.  Her HbA1c level is 6.4.  She is on a personal journey of learning about diabetes prevention and treatment.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
  • 1.00 Participation

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You may be interested in the diabetes series SWEET TALK

SWEET TALK PART 1: GETTING TO KNOW ABOUT DIABETES MELLITUS

OBJECTIVES: Describe the 4 categories of diabetes mellitus, Describe prediabetes, Describe diagnostic blood tests, List common medications used for the treatment of diabetes, List ADA recommendations for nutrition, List ADA recommendations for physical activity

SWEET TALK PART 2: GETTING SMART ABOUT DIABETES MELLITUS MANAGEMENT and TECHNOLOGY

OBJECTIVES: Identify 3 categories of glucose management tools, Recognize terminology used for digital technology for glucose management, Discuss benefits related to using diabetes Apps, Identify barriers to use of diabetes technology

SWEET TALK PART 3: MANAGING DIABETES MELLITUS IN THE HOME

OBJECTIVES: List members of the diabetes care team, Discuss recommended follow up diabetes care schedule, Describe skin interventions for managing continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), Apply carb counting techniques with meal planning, Discuss sharps disposal resources, Identify tips for managing sick days, Describe emergency preparedness for managing diabetes