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
Contact Hours -
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the American Nurses Association Massachusetts (ANA MASS), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This education activity is approved for 6.5 Contact Hours
No partial credit will be awarded
In order to receive contact hours, attendees must sign in and stay for the entire program.