Controlled Blood Glucose Levels

 

A major challenge in healthcare today is successfully controlling blood glucose levels in individuals with diabetes mellitus. As part of the healthcare team, you will have a role in collaborating with other healthcare providers in order to help individuals control their blood glucose levels. This course will help you develop essential knowledge about diabetes mellitus and how to apply that knowledge when caring for individuals with diabetes mellitus.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-SRC-0-CBGL

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (7 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing CE

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services - Group Care Licensure Section (NC-DHHS)
Program Sponsor ID #032316; Approval # . This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Public Health (CNA)

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.
The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.
This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-CBGL
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2019
Learning Objectives:
Differentiate between type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Describe the methods used to monitor blood glucose levels.

Explain how to respond to hyperglycemic and hypoglycemic episodes.

Distinguish between the different types of insulin.

Distinguish between the different classes of oral diabetes medications.

Describe documentation requirements post administration of insulin and oral diabetes medications.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Understanding Diabetes Mellitus A. Diabetes Mellitus B. Types of Diabetes Mellitus C. Diabetes Management D. Review E. Summary Section 3: Monitoring Blood Glucose Levels A. Obtaining Blood Samples B. Blood Glucose Level C. Hemoglobin A1c D. Review E. Summary Section 4: Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia A. Hyperglycemia B. Responding to Hyperglycemia C. Severe Hyperglycemia D. Hypoglycemia E. Responding to Hypoglycemia F. Severe Hypoglycemia G. Review H. Summary Section 5: Insulin A. Insulin Defined B. Current Recommendation of Insulin Dosing C. Types of Insulin D. Sliding Scale Insulin E. Insulin Pens Section 6: Guidelines for Administering Insulin A. Verify the MAR B. Preparing Insulin from Vials C. Drawing up 2 Types of Insulin in 1 Syringe D. Administration of Insulin E. Documentation of Insulin Administration F. Storing Insulin G. Review H. Summary Section 7: Medications for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus A. Types of Oral Medications for Type 2 Diabetes B. Documentation of Oral Diabetes Medications C. Injectable Medications for Type 2 Diabetes D. Review E. Summary Section 8: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations

Instructor: Alisa Brewer, BSN, RN
Alisa Brewer, BSN, RN, has worked in ambulatory care, acute care, and occupational health with her most recent position as clinical coordinator in primary care. As clinical coordinator, she was responsible for quality improvement, care coordination and education, clinical staff training and compliance, and overall safety of the clinic. She also participated in patient-centered medical home (PCMH) and other healthcare improvement initiatives. Additionally, she has experience in hospital-affiliated urgent care where she provided patient care utilizing quality improvement measures, served as nurse preceptor, and nurse IT liaison. Alisa currently works at Relias Learning where she serves as content writer and subject matter expert for various healthcare topics. Disclosure: Alisa Brewer, BSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
F Tags:
F755, F757, F759, F760
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All courses offered by Relias Learning, 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.
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.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Learning Customer Support by calling (800) 381-2321 or emailing support@reliaslearning.com