A Healthcare Professional’s Guide to Diabetes - RD60168

A Healthcare Professional’s Guide to Diabetes

by Catie Prinzing, MSN, APRN, CNS-BC
(4.6 / 1145 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (4.00 CPEU)

Price: $69.00
CE-PRO Price: $34.50


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.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Identify the main types of diabetes and recommendations for treatment.
  • Identify pre-diabetes and recommendations for treatment.
  • 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.

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, dietitians, and NDTR's. 
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.
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. This is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 5190 and performance indicators of 4.1.2, 8.1.5, 8.3.7. 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 12/17/2009
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/25/2020
Course Termination/Update Date: 3/31/2023

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.


For Florida professionals:

If this course is approved by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition, this course completion will be electronically reported to CE Broker as required per Florida Statute 456.025(7). Click here to view your CE Broker transcript and check the status of your CE requirements with a FREE 7-day CE Broker trial subscription. It may take up to 24 hours for the course to appear on your CE Broker transcript.

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KELLY H - Virginia Beach, VA  ·  Apr 02, 2020
Excellent and useful information
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Michelle M - Hiawatha, IA  ·  Apr 01, 2020
Good review of diabetes and treatment.
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Kelly H - Sioux City, IA  ·  Mar 23, 2020
Hits all the main points about necessary information regarding diabetes.
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David S - Phoenix, AZ  ·  Mar 16, 2020
I thought the course was very informative and insightful. I learned a great deal about diabetes that I did not know before and I would recommend this course to others.
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Christina S - Chapel Hill, NC  ·  Mar 12, 2020
Testing for a client.
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Price: $69.00
CE-PRO Price: $34.50