CC07 Endocrine: Diabetes
Hours: 1.00
This course is accessible until 1/1/2021

This Diabetes course for nurses provides assessment, treatment, management, and care of the patient with diabetes mellitus. In addition to an overview of basic diabetes care, treatment and management, specific protocols and guidelines to providing optimal patient outcomes and metabolic control of blood sugar levels of a patient with diabetes will be discussed. Educating and ensuring the patient is competent in self-care is also presented.

This course reports to CE Broker
ANCC Accredited Organization
Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  1. Recall that diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases whose acute and chronic complications can be minimized or prevented through appropriate treatment and management.
  2. Determine the medication therapy used as an integral treatment intervention in the management of diabetes mellitus of the hospitalized patient.
  3. Identify specific protocols and guidelines, established for optimal patient outcomes, for the patient with diabetes.
  4. Identify the special care protocols and guidelines that are essential to re-establishing metabolic control of patients blood sugars.
  5. Ensure the individual with diabetes mellitus has a competent skill level, with self-care as the foundation for maintaining blood glucose control after hospital discharge.

Matthew J Wren, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, CEN

Matthew Wren received his Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in 2014.  He is currently a Clinical Nurse Specialist responsible for process and quality initiatives within the medical patient population at Florida Hospital in Orlando Florida. Mr. Wren is also a member of the Ethics Committee Triage team and serves as Campus Liaison and Subject Matter Expert for glycemic management, CAUTI, restraints, sepsis, insulin pump therapy and Endotool.

This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Contact Hours: 1, Expires: 1/1/2021

Arkansas State Board of Nursing

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Psychiatric Technician Nurse
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Certified Nurse Midwife

CE Credits: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 1/1/2021

District of Columbia Board of Nursing (DC BON)

  • Clinical Nurse Midwife
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

Florida Board of Nursing (FBN)

  • Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistants

Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

Georgia Board of Nursing (GBN)

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Professional Nurse

Continuing Education Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

New Mexico Board of Nursing (NMBON)

  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Nurse Specialist

Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (WV RN Board)

  • Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
(WV RN Board)

Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

Completion Requirements: To receive continuing education credit commensurate with the credit awarded for this on-line activity, the participant must:

  • View all modules
  • Participate and pass all learning checks
  • Pass the Post Test(s) with a minimum score of 80%
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation

Certificates of Completion: will be available to print immediately upon finishing the completion requirements. You are encouraged to print and save your certificate for your portfolio as required by your licensing body. Interdisciplinary accredited activities, activities having multiple accreditors, will be listed individually on the Certificate of Completion.

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