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Pediatric Diabetes

Pediatric Diabetes

Course author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Contact Hours: 8.5
Pharmacology Hours: 2.50

Price: $25.42
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
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Course Description
Knowledge of diabetes research and medical management is important to safe care for the pediatric diabetic patient. Educating health teams and patients, as well as their caregivers, about medical management and lifestyle choices is integral to diabetic health and wellness. The purpose of this course is to provide nurses and associates knowledge of the main and less common forms of diabetes to support patients and families during treatment.

Course Outline
  1. Introduction
  2. Pathophysiology
    1. Genetic factors
    2. Environmental factors
    3. Other factors
    4. Disease mechanisms
    5. Disease presentation
    6. Etiology, progression and comorbidities
  3. Diagnosis
    1. Differential diagnosis from type 2 diabetes mellitus
  4. Diabetes Management
    1. Initial care
    2. Glycemic monitoring
    3. Insulin therapy
    4. Non-insulin therapy
    5. Non-term monitoring and complications
  5. Diabetes Education
    1. Patient and family education
    2. Insulin therapy education
    3. Basal insulin dose
    4. Switching between different types of insulin
    5. Continuing education
    6. Barriers to insulin therapy
    7. Self-management education
    8. Physical activity education
    9. Providing motivation
    10. Managing diabetes at school
  6. Summary
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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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