Diabetes Care and Management in the Older Adult

Diabetes Care and Management in the Older Adult 

This purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with essential information about diabetes. Information about Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, the role of physical activity in managing diabetes, and healthy eating choices is presented. The course engages the learner in the role of insulin and oral medications in managing diabetes, comparing hypo- and hyperglycemia, and exploring the potential complications of diabetes.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-DCMOA

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (4 Match)

California Department of Public Health (CNA)

1.0 HOURS


Relias, 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.

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 Social Services Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.

Vendor/Provider # 2000224-740-2;
Approval # 224-0145-32657.

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Adult Residential Facilities

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Adult Residential Facilities.

Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-735-2
Approval # 224-0145-32599

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-DCMOA
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 11/30/2023
Learning Objectives:
Describe diabetes and the relationship between insulin and blood sugar.
Identify the differences between Type1 and Type 2 diabetes.
Name healthy eating choices for persons with diabetes.
Explain the role of physical activity in managing diabetes.
Recognize the role of insulin and oral medications in managing diabetes.
Distinguish between hypo- and hyperglycemia, and list interventions for each.
Identify potential complications of diabetes and how to avoid them.

Outline:
B. Hour One I. Introduction and course overview II. Overview of diabetes 1. Prevalence 2. Definitions i. Learning engagement activity: Video, ‘What is diabetes” (2:30 minutes) ii. Checkpoint – questions, multiple choice 3. Types i. Pre-diabetes ii. Type 1 diabetes iii. Type 2 diabetes iv. Risk factors v. Complications vi. Prevention i. Learning engagement activity: Video ‘A Change for Life’ (5.27 minutes) vii. Treatment viii. Checkpoint – questions, multiple choice III. Diagnosis and testing 1. Blood glucose testing 2. HgbA1c 3. Checkpoint – questions, multiple choice IV. Management of diabetes 1. Hyperglycemia 2. Hypoglycemia i. Checkpoint – matching, what is this? Hyper of hypoglycemia? 3. Dietary guidelines 4. Physical activity 5. Medications 6. Oral medications 7. Non-insulin injectable medications 8. Insulin injectable medications 9. Checkpoint – questions, multiple choice 10. Foot, skin, and dental care 11. Reducing stress 12. Checkpoint – questions, multiple choice V. Complications of diabetes 1. Neuropathy 2. Kidney disease 3. Oral health 4. Skin health 5. Checkpoint – questions, multiple choice VI. Conclusion and summary VII. Final Exam (posttest)

Instructor: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN
Cynthia McDaniel MSN RN, is a nurse and administrative consultant in long term care. She is the CEO of ElderWise Inc, a senior living consulting and education group. Cynthia has worked as a nurse consultant for the States of Oregon and Washington,  a geriatric care manager, a regional director of clinical operations for a senior living company, and an assistant professor at Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing. Her research in assisted living focused on the characteristics of residents in assisted living communities and the role of the nurse in assisted living. Cynthia holds a Master's of Science in Nursing from Gonzaga University in nursing education. She is a Fellow of the Sigma Theta Tau/John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy.  Disclosure: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Kristen Crusoe, EdD, MSN, RN
Dr. Crusoe is a Psychiatric/Mental Health and Palliative Care/End of Life nurse consultant. She is also an Assistant Professor of Nursing and Public Health, in both Master's and Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs. Her teaching area of specialty is leadership, focusing on quality sciences, and positive change.  She is a certified Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner, trainer and facilitator as well as a Human Systems Dynamics Professional. She promotes using strength-based approaches to whole system change and transformation and provides both individual and group coaching and mentoring in strength-based methodologies. Disclosure: Kristen Crusoe, EdD, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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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.
Accommodations
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