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Understanding Insulin Management - RD60105
Understanding Insulin Management

RD60105 l 4.00 contact hrs
by Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE, CRRN
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The purpose of this course is to provide nurses, physicians, dietitians and dietary managers with the principles of insulin dosage adjustment to increase their general understanding of insulin therapy. Descriptions and examples will illustrate the prospective and retrospective approaches, rationale for carbohydrate counting and practical guidelines for using various insulins: lispro (Humalog), aspart (NovoLog), glulisine (Apidra), glargine (Lantus), detemir (Levemir), regular/standard insulin and NPH or neutral protamine Hagedorn insulin. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Name three common problems with blood glucose that occur at night
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of the insulin pump
  • Explain five general guidelines for adjusting insulin dosage
  • Discuss the difference between the retrospective and the prospective approaches for adjusting insulin
  • Describe three components of the prospective approach for adjusting insulin 

Accreditation Information
This course is designed for nutrition professionals.
ContinuingEducation.com is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 3 course.
ContinuingEducation.com is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 12/2/2017

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Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. ContinuingEducation.com guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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