Mary Ann Rosa & Nancy Moline - Comprehensive Diabetes Management Course
1 out of every 3 patients being cared for by a nurse could be suffering unknowingly from uncontrolled hyperglycemia. It gets worse…these patients experience higher mortality rates upon discharge.
You need to do more than just react to your patient’s blood sugar at a given moment.
Designed specifically for nurses like you, this comprehensive diabetes management course gives you techniques and tips to increase your confidence and ability to mitigate negative consequences from your complex patients.
Walk away from this self–paced online course chocked full of great information and a deeper understanding of:
- Strategies to reduce incidence of hypo & hyperglycemia
- Clinical interventions for the patient in crisis
- The importance of dosing & timing
- Comparison of correctional scale & sliding scale
- How to layer nutritional insulin with basal insulin
- Differentiating ADA guidelines between the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists guidelines
- Individualizing treatment plans — easy to use formulas
- Co–morbidities and treatment recommendations
- Pharmacology updates
The reality is that patients are dying when this disease is not managed well. to help educate your patients and increase their chances of living a long and healthy life.
Improving Diabetes Management: Tools for the Nurse
Module 1: The Basics of Diabetes
- Glucose flow sheets
- Questions to ask yourself
Module 2: Diabetes in the Emergency Department
- The 5 I’s of diabetes
- Diagnostic criteria and treatment of DKA & HHS
- Associating mean blood glucose and in–hospital mortality
Module 3: Insulin
- Guidelines by AACE & ADA
- Guidelines for subcutaneous insulin therapy
- Insulin sensitivity and correction factors
Module 4: Hypoglycemia
- Factors leading to increased risks
- Triggering events
- Keeping a balance with insulin and hypoglycemia
Module 5: Controlling Blood Sugar Levels
- 4/12 rule for initiating basal/prandial insulin
- Counting carbohydrates
- NPO and tube feeding for type 1 & 2 diabetic patients
Module 6: Insulin and Insulin Pumps
- How to use U–500 insulin
- Typical insulin pumps
- Continuous glucose monitoring receiver on tandem pumps
Module 7: Barriers to Glycemic Control
- Avoiding glycemic barriers
- Exercising glycemic control
- Diabetic tools for your smartphone
Module 8: Applying What You Learned
- Reading flowsheets
- Case studies
Advanced Diabetes Management: Caring for Today’s Complex Patient
Module 1: Broad Look at Diabetes & Risk Factors
- Normal blood glucose control
- The role of hormones & the effect on the GI system
- Major metabolic effects of insulin
Module 2: Screening for Diabetes
- Simple diabetes risk test
- Criteria for screening
- Reading your screening results
Module 3: Self Monitoring & Management Strategies
- Dawn phenomenon, somogyi effect, and paired testing
- Causes, consequences, and treatments of hypoglycemia & hyperglycemia
- Diabetic ketoacidosis cycle and treatment
Module 4: Insulin & Non–insulin Management
- Non–insulin injectables and oral medications
- Glycemic control algorithm
- Pediatric diabetic treatments
Module 5: Comorbidities
- Linking diabetes, depression, and dementia
- Microvascular and macrovascular complications
- Pharmacological and non–pharmacological management strategies
Module 6: Nutrition Therapy & Physical Activity
- Carbohydrate consistent diet plans
- Breaking down sugar sources, proteins, and fats
- Implications for older adults and pregnant women
Module 7: Strategies for Patient Adherence
- Causes and treatments for nonadherence
- Enhancing self–management & adherence
- Providing psycho–social support to your patients
Module 8: Telehealth
- Advantages and disadvantages
- Evidence based studies supporting telehealth
- Legal and ethical issues
Module 9: Self–management Education and Case Studies
- Medicare guidelines for coverage
- National standards for educational programs
- Case studies incorporating what you learned
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Laboratory Tests Made Easy: A Plain English Approach, Second Edition (PDF Book Download)
This best-selling reference book provides both the “need to know” information, as well as the more in-depth “nice to know” details relevant to your patient’s lab results. In this Second Edition you will find plain English summaries, pertinent case studies, and easy to read diagrams and tables. This fully revised and updated book puts the information right at the fingertips of any medical professional at any experience level. Laboratory Tests Made Easy is a must for your professional library.
Nurses like you rave about the teaching style of our experts:
Nancy Moline, RN, M.Ed., CDE,
has more than 25 years of experience in diabetes management. As a diabetes nurse consultant, she recognized the need for hospital nurses to increase their knowledge and confidence in managing issues related to insulin and glucose control. Nancy designed a program for bedside nurses that resulted in decreased incidences of hypoglycemia and insulin errors. Additionally, she designed and coordinated the implementation of a diabetes chronic conditions management program for a large HMO, training nurses to become diabetes care managers.
Nancy is a published author whose work includes the article “Diabetes Management in a Health Maintenance Organization: Efficacy of Care Management using group Cluster visits” in the Diabetes Care Journal. She is also a past winner of the research award from Kaiser Permanente, Northern California for the Diabetes Cooperative Care Clinic. Nancy presents on the national level and is a regular presenter for the UCSF program “Becoming a Diabetes Educator.”
Mary Ann Rosa, MSN, GNP-BC, CDE,
is a Board Certified Gerontological Nurse Practitioner specializing in Geriatrics. She has been involved in geriatric care as a Nurse Practitioner since 1996 and an Associate Professor at a Community College in NY since 2006. Mary Ann has published articles on disease management in the older adult and developed three community disease management programs.
Mary Ann speaks locally and nationally on topics related to the older adult for various audiences. She has presented locally at numerous events including post-graduate medicine, long- term care facilities, many hospitals and universities, and nationally at the National Association of Home Care Annual Conference, the NLN Summit, OADN National Conference and the NLN Technology Conference.
Learning that Fits YOUR Schedule:
Watch your email for an order confirmation with the account access link to get started on materials instantly. View any of the video modules online at your convenience. You will have unlimited access to the videos online, and you can download everything for future reference! Plus, use the CE21 Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.
Interact and collaborate with other professionals in the online community through chat boards and online forums. Participants love sharing ideas, asking questions and networking with peers!
Complete your CE tests online at the completion of each module, with instant access to your CE certificates – earn up to 12.6 CE hours.