Purpose: The nursing assistant will better understand diabetes, how it affects body systems, and how to care for the resident with diabetes to minimize complications of the disease. Objectives: 1. Discuss diabetes, including the types of diabetes; 2. List the risk factors for type 2 diabetes; 3. List and explain the symptoms of hypo- and hyperglycemia; 4. Discuss tests and treatment for diabetes; 5. Discuss the care of the patient with diabetes; 6. Explain complications associated with diabetes. Continuing Education Credits: 0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.5 CE hours for certified nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.
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