Nursing: Pharmacological Management: Type 2 Diabetes in Children
28.95
Online
Elective
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About the Course:
Diabetes is becoming more common in the pediatric population. Nurses, as well as other health care professionals, have a responsibility to understand the key components of diabetes management in children and teens. This course will help them provide the direct patient care and education needed by patients and families. Nurses should be familiar, not only with the ways in which to manage diabetes, including diet, exercise, and medication, but also with the causes and complication risks if left untreated. The course covers the symptoms, risk factors, screening, diagnosis, complications and complication management, and management of type 2 diabetes in the pediatric population.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Identify the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes as reviewed in the course.
  • Describe the risk factors, symptoms, and screening indications for type 2 diabetes.
  • List tests for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes and state abnormal results.
  • Identify the goals of management of type 2 diabetes in the pediatric population.
  • Describe medication options for type 2 diabetes.
  • Educate youth and parents to help improve youth and parent understanding of the managements of diabetes.

About the Author:
Angela Hasler, RN, MSN, CPNP-PC, graduated with her master of nursing from Yale University. She is a pediatric nurse practitioner working in adolescent medicine at a large urban hospital system in Washington, DC. She specializes in issues unique to adolescents, as well as school-based health and caring for children with complex medical needs. She has experience caring for children with diabetes through her primary care work and in her work as a nurse for children with medical complexity in an outpatient setting.

How to receive credit:
  • Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 3-hour commitment of time.
  • Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete either:
    • An affirmation that you have completed the educational activity.
    • A mandatory test (a passing score of 70 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory Self-Assessment and Course Evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.


Disclosures:

Resolution of Conflict of Interest
In accordance with the ANCC Standards for Commercial Support for continuing education, Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

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Pharmacological Management: Type 2 Diabetes in Children - N32059

28.95
About the Course:
Diabetes is becoming more common in the pediatric population. Nurses, as well as other health care professionals, have a responsibility to understand the key components of diabetes management in children and teens. This course will help them provide the direct patient care and education needed by patients and families. Nurses should be familiar, not only with the ways in which to manage diabetes, including diet, exercise, and medication, but also with the causes and complication risks if left untreated. The course covers the symptoms, risk factors, screening, diagnosis, complications and complication management, and management of type 2 diabetes in the pediatric population.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Identify the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes as reviewed in the course.
  • Describe the risk factors, symptoms, and screening indications for type 2 diabetes.
  • List tests for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes and state abnormal results.
  • Identify the goals of management of type 2 diabetes in the pediatric population.
  • Describe medication options for type 2 diabetes.
  • Educate youth and parents to help improve youth and parent understanding of the managements of diabetes.

About the Author:
Angela Hasler, RN, MSN, CPNP-PC, graduated with her master of nursing from Yale University. She is a pediatric nurse practitioner working in adolescent medicine at a large urban hospital system in Washington, DC. She specializes in issues unique to adolescents, as well as school-based health and caring for children with complex medical needs. She has experience caring for children with diabetes through her primary care work and in her work as a nurse for children with medical complexity in an outpatient setting.

How to receive credit:
  • Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 3-hour commitment of time.
  • Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete either:
    • An affirmation that you have completed the educational activity.
    • A mandatory test (a passing score of 70 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory Self-Assessment and Course Evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.


Disclosures:

Resolution of Conflict of Interest
In accordance with the ANCC Standards for Commercial Support for continuing education, Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.