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Course description: 

The module describes the components of effective management of diabetes mellitus types 1 and 2. These components include nutritional therapy, pharmacological management, and physical activity planning. The module further details the combination and application of these components as appropriate to type 1 and 2 diabetes and to patient considerations. The role and limitations of self-monitoring of blood glucose in maintenance of near-normal glucose levels are detailed.

The Philips Healthcare Learning Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15050 for 1.25 Contact Hours.

This program has been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider No. 50-11991) for 1.0 Contact Hours. CE Broker Course Tracking No. 20-271660

This program has been approved by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (Provider No. WV2011-0570RN) for 1.25 Contact Hours.




Course objectives: 

After completion of the module the student will be able to:

  • Describe types 1 and 2 forms of diabetes mellitus. 
  • Cite important considerations of an effective disease management plan. 
  • Discuss important nutritional therapy considerations for effective management of diabetes mellitus. 
  • Explain components of an effective pharmacological management plan for diabetes mellitus. 
  • Cite the benefits and potential risk considerations of each aspect of an effective activity and exercise plan in the management of diabetes mellitus. 
  • Define Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG) and describe important considerations of SMBG related to an effective diabetes management plan.
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English

Course author(s): 

Marcia Miller

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