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Course description: 

The author provides a brief overview of important statistics on the incidence and economic impact of diabetes mellitus. Also included is a description of the general features of glucose metabolism as well as the pathogenesis and manifestations of the disease. Three disease categories are distinguished: Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes. Disease complications and diagnostic methodologies are also addressed.

Philips Healthcare Learning Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15050, for 1.75 Contact Hours.

This program has been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider No. 50-11991) for 1.5 Contact Hours. CE Broker Course Tracking No. 20-270899.

This program has been approved by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (Provider No. WV2011-0570RN) for 1.75 Contact Hours.

 

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Course objectives: 

Upon completion of the module the learner should be able to:

  • Describe general features of glucose metabolism and diabetes mellitus.
  • Distinguish the pathogenesis and manifestations of Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes mellitus.
  • Describe the diagnostic test for diabetes mellitus.
  • Distinguish acute and chronic complications of diabetes mellitus.
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning

Language: 

  • English

Course author(s): 

Sinclair Nursing

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