Level 4 - Cancer and Diabetes 1.5 CEs
Title: Level 4 - Cancer and Diabetes 1.5 CEs
This course is included in: Level 4 - Advanced Level Courses. Purchase this course individually for $29 or the entire bundle and save 70%.
Diabetes Education Services Online University Courses are an excellent way to study for your exam anytime and anywhere that is convenient for you. You will have immediate access to your courses for 1 year after your purchase date. Each individual online course includes a: 90 minute video presentation, podcast, practice test and additional resources.
Patients with cancer often experience hyperglycemia secondary to treatment, which can increase risk of infection and compromise their nutritional status. In addition, recent research has identified the link between diabetes and cancer. Join us to learn more about this unexpected link and treatment strategies for steroid induced hyperglycemia using a case study approach.
- Discuss the relationship between cancer, hyperglycemia and insulin resistance.
- State 3 benefits of normalizing glucose levels during chemotherapy.
- Using a case study approach, discuss strategies to improve glucose levels and quality of life.
Intended Audience: These courses are knowledge-based activities designed for individual or groups of diabetes educators, including RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants and other health care providers interested in enhancing their knowledge of diabetes management for patients with cancer.
Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDE, BC-ADM is a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.
Fee: $29.00 (Group Discounts Available)
Course Level: Level 4 - Advanced Level Courses
All hours earned count toward your CDE Accreditation Information
Earn 1.5 CEs
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