Diabetes care is constantly evolving. This presentation will provide the participants with strategies to assess, and appropriately care for the school aged child with diabetes.
After this session, the learner will be able to:
Describe the school nurse’s role in assessing children with diabetes, and providing care for them, when they are experiencing hypoglycemia.
Describe the school nurse’s role in assessing children with diabetes, and providing care for them, when they are experiencing hyperglycemia.
Describe the school nurse’s role in providing medications with new delivery systems.
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 1 contact hour.
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.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance