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Management of the Diabetic Patient from ER to Discharge is organized by American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and will be held from Sep 06, 2018 - Dec 31, 2019.

Activity Summary:
Many hospitals do not achieve the glycemic standard for inpatients due to factors which can include timing of nutritional therapies, unexpected transport of patient and the patient’s overall clinical situation. Join this highly interactive lecture that uses patient case scenarios to teach how to effectively identify critical care obstacles contributing to problematic issues in the management of the hospitalized diabetic patient. Nursing care plans and educational tools for the patient and the staff can help to optimize patient care and enhance quality. Comprehensive treatment strategies to care for the hyperglycemic patient from the emergency room to discharge are discussed and are available for the attendees to bring back to their own unit.

Objectives:
• Discuss the role of oral treatment, insulin regimens and sliding scales for the hospitalized diabetic.
• Describe therapeutic choices and treatment strategies for patients with diabetes.
• Discuss safe transition to outpatient treatment for patients hospitalized for ketoacidosis, hyperglycemia or treatment related hypoglycemia.

Accreditation:
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012 (60 min contact hour). AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing, California Provider number CEP01036 for 1.5 contact hours (50 min contact hour).

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Intended Audience

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

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Activity Fee : USD $10.00

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American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

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