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School Nurse Pump Education Program


Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 8:00am ET - 3:45pm ET
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Additional Information

This program will be LIVE, and will NOT be posted online afterwards.

This full-day program is designed by the pediatric staff at the Joslin Diabetes Center. The program provides school nurses with a greater understanding of the management of school-age children and adolescents wearing insulin pumps.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:

    • Describe pump therapy as a method of insulin delivery
    • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of insulin pump therapy
    • Describe the use of insulin pump therapy in the school setting
    • Explain the calculation of insulin doses
    • Discuss common issues with pump therapy that arise in the school setting
    • Identify new glucose monitoring technology
    • List the characteristics associated with successful pump therapy in pediatric patients¬†