Diabetes Management | Earn 2 CPD Points

Diabetes Management

Delivery by Global Nursing Leadership Academy
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Survey
  • 1 Multimedia
  • 5 PDFs
  • 2.0 hrs

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Course description

Healthcare Professionals

Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder related to inadequate production of insulin or insulin insensitivity of cells. It is the leading cause of adult blindness, end-stage renal

disease and nontraumatic lower limb amputations.Type 1 diabetes is commonly found with children and young adults, whereas Type 2 diabetes is more commonly found within the age group of 40 to 59 years.

The increasing burden of diabetes mellitus is alarming; much of the burden of this major public health problem can be prevented by early detection, improved delivery of care, and better education on diabetes self-management. As diabetes and associated conditions continue to increase the burden of care on the healthcare system, it is important that a diabetes Nurse Educator be involved in the care of the patient and the family because patient teaching and education is an essential nursing function when caring for clients with Diabetes.

The core intention of the course is to provide specific knowledge on Diabetes for Nurses providing quality care to clients with Diabetes and supporting family members and Carers.

Learning Outcomes

Define Type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes including its features

Memorise diabetes statistics in your country

Determine diabetes risk factors

Identify the stages of insulin synthesis

List the clinical manifestations of diabetes mellitus

Explain the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus

Recognise how insulin works within the human body

Explain impaired CHO, fat and protein metabolism

Identify the appropriate Assessment, diagnostic findings, symptoms and management of Diabetes Mellitus

Understand the different medication used for the management of diabetes mellitus

List the current advances and problems with insulin therapy

Determine the acute and chronic complications of diabetes Mellitus including the clinical signs and symptoms, and their management

Determine Current Evidence Based Practice

CPD Points

2 Points

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2 Hours (Self-Paced)

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