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Diabetes Series Part 2

Diabetes Series Part 2

Course author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Contact Hours: 4.0
Price: $11.96
Course Free with purchase of unlimited courses!

Price includes all materials and certificate of completion.

Target audience:
   Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses,
   Licensed Practical Nurses, and Medical Assistants

Format: Homestudy
This course expires on: 1/23/2017
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Course Description
Nurses are key health team members that support patients that have diabetes to understand the nature and treatment of their disease. Knowledge of the current trends in diabetes research and medical management is important to safe and appropriate communication, interventions and advocacy for the diabetic patient and their family. Educating individuals about the type of food and diet maintained as well as other lifestyle choices is integral to diabetic health and wellness. This course will provide learning for nurses to be informed about the main types of diabetes mellitus and the less common forms of diabetes in order to teach patients, families and nursing peers about the right diabetic treatment and health choices.

Course Outline
    1. Symptoms of diabetes
    1. Indicators associated with ketoacidosis
    2. Nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain
    1. Acute
      1. DKA
      2. Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic syndrome (HHNS)
    2. Chronic
      1. Cardiovascular disease
      2. Renal failure
      3. Retinopathy
      4. Neuropathy
      5. Cognitive deficit
NurseCe4Less is ANCC approved
NurseCe4Less is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (ANCC)


The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.

There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.

Often both generic and trade names are used in courses. Trade names may be referred to in a course to promote familiarity and does not suggest endorsement of any individual product over another.

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