Diabetes in Clinical Practice


In the United States, diabetes has become an epidemic. More than 25.6 million people 11.3% of our population are estimated to be affected. Just over one-fourth of these individuals are over the age of 65 while less than 0.26% are younger than 20. And, it is estimated that another 7 million people are unaware they are affected.

This course is designed to provide nurses in clinical practice with an overview of diabetes, risk factors and signs and symptoms associated with a diagnosis of diabetes, factors to consider when providing care to a patient diagnosed with diabetes and practical steps that can be taken to encourage adherence to treatment regimens.


After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Define the types of diabetes.
  • Identify signs, symptoms and risk factors for diabetes.
  • Describe the roles of clinical and home glucose tests.
  • Describe the importance of periodic and ongoing reassessment.
  • Describe conditions to look for when assessing patients with diabetes.

This program also includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.

Price: $315.00 USD

Product ID: MED673
Media: DVD
Year: 2011
Duration: 29:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Diabetes
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