This event offers 6.5 contact hours to attendees.
This one-day program, designed by the Pediatric staff at Joslin Diabetes Center, will provide school nurses with up-to-date diabetes information in order to create a safe learning environment for students with diabetes. Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:
- Describe the etiology and pathophysiology of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in youth
- Identify current treatment plans and tools utilized in the management of diabetes in children and adolescents and apply them to the school setting
- Review the role food and nutrition play in the management of diabetes
- Describe factors influencing, and methods to maintain, blood glucose control during exercise and physical activity for youth with diabetes