Diabetes Management in Long-Term Care

Course # 0122

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to review caring for residents diagnosed with diabetes in senior care facilities.

Description

Diabetes Management in Long-Term Care is a 1 hour continuing education course that provides an overview of caring for elderly residents in various senior care settings, including skilled nursing facilities. The course provides information on the types of diabetes, health complications associated with diabetes, and signs and symptoms of diabetes. It reviews important assessment items during admission and key areas of diabetes management.

Learning Objectives

1. Review important aspects of diabetes 2. Review admitting a resident with diabetes 3. List key areas of diabetes management

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Nurses

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