A Healthcare Professional’s Guide to Diabetes
by Instructor: Catie Prinzing, MSN, APRN, CNS-BC; Instructor: Debra Anscombe Wood, BS, RN; Instructor: Phyllis Bruno, MSN, RN, CDE; Staff Writer: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN

$56.00

i 4.00 CEH

Course Overview

Diabetes is a chronic condition that has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S.  Every healthcare professional needs to be aware of current diabetes practices. The purpose of this course is to communicate current information about diabetes, including new developments and changes from previous practice standards, which will enable healthcare professionals to provide safe, optimal care, and effective patient education. The goal of this educational program is to provide nurses in acute care with current information about diabetes, including new developments and changes from previous practice standards.

About the Course Author

Elizabeth Kellerman MSN, RN started in nursing in 2007 after graduating from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. While working in a critical care unit at Sutter Mills-Peninsula Hospital she earned her CCRN and TNCC. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college while working to receive her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as subject matter expert and content writer for Relias. Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
A clinical nurse specialist. She has a master's in nursing as a clinical nurse specialist in adult health from Gonzaga University. She has worked in the area of diabetes for 14 years. In that time she was responsible for the development of both an inpatient diabetes program and an outpatient diabetes program for a hospital organization in the Northwest. She is currently working in the outpatient diabetes clinic as a provider and manages patients with diabetes. Catie Prinzing, MSN, APRN, CNS-BC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (11 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    4.00HOURS

    Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses will receive 4.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    4.00HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 4.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    4.00HOURS

    DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 4.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    4.00HOURS

    Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 4.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Commission on Dietetic Registration

    4.00HOURS

    Relias LLC is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials. CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 4.0 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

    Activity Number: 103740 Learning Need Code(s): 5190 CPE Level: Level II

    Dietitians/nutritionists may submit activity evaluations directly to CDR; QualityCPE@eatright.org, or mail to: Commission on Dietetic Registration, Attn: Accredited Provider Unit, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995.

    Critical Thinking Evaluation Tool
  • Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

    4.00HOURS

    Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition accepts medical errors courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Florida Department of Health. Relias Learning, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Nursing, provider # 50-290. This course is approved for 4.0 contact hours.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    4.00HOURS

    Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 4.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    4.00HOURS

    This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-715060
  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    4.00HOURS

    N/A
  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

    4.00HOURS

    New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider # 50-290) This course awards 4.0 contact hours upon successful completion.
  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

    4.00HOURS

    N/A


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-60168
  • Hours:

    4.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2023-03-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe the action profile and timing of administration of insulins.; Describe the action profile of oral and non-insulin injectable diabetes medications.; Discuss the importance of glycemic control during hospitalization.; Identify pre-diabetes and recommendations for treatment.; Identify the main types of diabetes and recommendations for treatment.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course  
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Diabetes Care: An Overview
    Diabetes Management
    Section 3: Advances in Diabetes Medications
    Physiologic Insulin
    Hormonal Treatment
    Pharmacologic Therapies
    Oral Agents
    Injectable Agents
    Insulin
    Section 4: Inpatient Diabetes Care
    Acute Care Setting and Diabetes Mellitus
    Components of Acute Care Diabetes Management
    Glycemic Targets
    Hypoglycemia
    Hyperglycemic Crises
    Medical Nutritional Therapy
    Education and Discharge
    Section 5: Clinical Vignette
    Section 6: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributor(s)
    Resources
    References
    Congratulations!
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Dietitians; Nurses; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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