Diabetes Boot Camp 2
This course will review Advanced diabetes therapy which is not discussed in depth in schools of nursing or in hospital orientation for nurses.
Upon completion of this course the learner will be able to:
1. Explain in their own words the fundamental concepts required for safe use of an insulin pump.
2. Discuss the risks and benefits of using an insulin pump.
3. Explain key points of patient teaching regarding maintaining a pump site and responding to emergencies.
4. Explain what continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is and how it is different from blood glucose testing with a meter.
5. Explain the function of Peer Support Groups for people using CGM and how they can help patients with diabetes.
6. Describe the difference between ‘A1C’ and ‘Time-in-range.
7. Explain the 2 responsibilities of the nurse when their patient is ordered to continue using their pump during hospitalization.
8. Explain when and why a patient would no longer be permitted to wear an insulin pump during hospitalization.
9. Identify the documentation required for a patient who is continuing to use their pump during hospitalization.
Kellie Antinori-Lent MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES, FADCES
Amy Donihi PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, FCCP
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 2.75 contact hours.
This knowledge-based activity provides 2.75 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 2.75 ACPE PharmacyThe UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
- 2.75 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 2.75 Attendance