An overview for caregivers of the different types of diabetes, the causes, risk factors, symptoms, and treatments. The course includes information about short- and long-term complications, some basic facts about insulin, and how nursing assistants can help clients manage their diabetes.
Describe the connection between insulin and diabetes.
Name at least five symptoms of diabetes.
Discuss how to help diabetic clients prevent hypoglycemia.
Describe how diet, exercise and medications work together to treat diabetes.
Demonstrate how you can help your clients prevent diabetic complications.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.