Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
Registration open through 10/5/2022 11:00 AM EST
48 seats currently available.
The purpose of this class is to provide the school personnel with enhanced skills and tools to meet the challenges and needs of managing the school-age child with diabetes.
In this course you will learn how to do the following:
-Describe the current nursing management of treatment for children and adolescents with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
-State the three insulin dosage components of an intensive insulin therapy program and the responsibility of the nurse and school staff.
-Explain the importance of nutrition in diabetes management.
-Review signs and symptoms of diabetes emergencies.
-Discuss insulin pump therapy and the school nurse/school staff role in real time glucose monitoring for children in the school.
-Describe ways to maximize learning, social and coping skills with a supportive school environment.
-Describe the steps necessary to provide safe & legal diabetes care in the school setting.
Ann Lepech; Lauren Groenhof; Rachel VanDenBrink, RN, MSN
There is no charge to attend this course.
Course: Hours - 3
*SCECH credit is pending approval.
A link to the webinar will be emailed out the morning of the webinar. Please watch your email.