The purpose of this course is to communicate current information about diabetes, including new developments and changes from previous practice standards, to enable healthcare professionals to provide safe, optimal care and effective patient education. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify the main types of diabetes and recommendations for treatment
- Discuss the importance of blood glucose control during hospitalization
- Describe the action and timing of insulins
Nov. 12, 2013: The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) released new clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of blood cholesterol in people at high risk for cardiovascular diseases caused by atherosclerosis. We’ll be revising our CE courses that include information related to this change over the next year to reflect the new clinical guidelines. For more information about the new guidelines, go to:
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and dietitians.
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
Gannett Education is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 2 course.
Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This course is approved for continuing education clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).