Maine Association of School Nurses

Diabetes Education Program for School Nurses

Joslin Place
Joslin Place
Boston, MA 02215

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 8:15am ET - 4:30pm ET

Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215

Info

Credits Offered

This event offers 6.5 contact hours to attendees.


Additional Information

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

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