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Diabetes Management in the School Age Child
From gym class to glucose monitoring, this continuing education program is designed to provide guidelines for the management and support of the school age child with diabetes. A focus will be on the techniques used to balance insulin and nutritional needs with school activities. Acute and chronic complications will be discussed as well as prevention and health promotion strategies. Current references and resources will be provided.
Topics will include:
- The diabetes disease process
- Brief overview of Insulin and Insulin pumps
- Glucose monitoring
- Glycemic control
- Physical activity
- Guidelines for referral
Fee: $65/$50 for MU Students (A light dinner is included in the program fee)
This program will provide 3 contact hours for nurses.
For more information, contact Barbara Paskewich, MSN,RN, MA, CHES, Director of Professional Development and Special Projects, at 732-571-3694 or firstname.lastname@example.org.