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Course description: 

This Diabetes course for nurses provides the latest information on assessment, treatment, management, and care of the patient with diabetes mellitus. In addition, specific protocols and guidelines for achieving optimal patient outcomes and metabolic control of blood sugar levels of a diabetic patient will be discussed. Educating and ensuring the patient is competent in self care is also presented.

Philips Healthcare Learning Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15050, for 1.5 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. 20-530895.

This program has been approved by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (Provider No. WV2011-0570RN) for 1.5 Contact Hours.




Course objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to

  • recall that diabetes mellitus (DM) is a group of metabolic diseases whose acute and chronic complications can be minimized or prevented through appropriate treatment and management
  • determine the medication therapy used as an integral treatment intervention in the management of diabetes mellitus of the hospitalized patient
  • identify specific protocols and guidelines, established for optimal patient outcomes, for the patient with diabetes
  • identify the special care protocols and guidelines that are essential to re-establishing metabolic control of patient's blood sugars
  • ensure the individual with diabetes mellitus has a competent skill level, as self-care is the foundation for maintaining blood glucose control after hospital discharge
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English

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