Inpatient Diabetes Management

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1h 7m
Updated 28 Feb 2024 Certificate ANCC Accredited

In Australia, diabetes is a highly prevalent condition, accounting for 11% of all hospitalisations across the country. This Ausmed Course provides learners with essential context to understand and address the often complex needs of patients with diabetes, with a specific focus on providing a holistic approach to care within inpatient settings.

Content

7 Video Units • 13 Questions
Pre-reflection
1 Question
Introduction
3m
Pretest
3 Questions
Inpatient Statistics and Prevalence
1 Question
4m
Clinical Management Recommendations and Strategies
3 Questions
17m
Inpatient Medication Selection
2 Questions
16m
Safety and Best Practices
1 Question
5m
Insulin Self-Management
1 Question
5m
Conclusion
2m
Post-reflection
1 Question

What you'll learn:

1

Understand the relevance and clinical implications of attentive diabetes management in inpatient settings.

2

Implement clinical management recommendations and strategies.

3

Understand clinical considerations relevant to glucose-lowering medication selection when treating patients in the inpatient setting.

4

Identify and resolve opportunities for error when managing the treatment of a patient with diabetes.

5

Understand best practices for self-management of insulin in inpatient settings.

Who it's for:

This Ausmed Course is intended for nurses, midwives and other healthcare professionals interested in increasing their knowledge of diabetes management in inpatient settings.

Why it's needed:

There are currently around 1.8 million Australians living with a form of diabetes. Additionally, diabetes accounts for 11% of all Australian hospitalisations. With such a high prevalence, it is likely that all healthcare professionals working in inpatient settings will encounter patients with diabetes often. Ongoing education on understanding best-practice diabetes management and care is therefore essential to all those working in inpatient settings.

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to enhance the care of patients with diabetes in inpatient settings and encourage healthcare providers to consider diabetes care as part of a holistic approach to patient treatment.

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Last updated28 Feb 2024

Published12 Nov 2022

Due for review27 Feb 2025
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This course has been published with the American Nurses Credentialing Center Accreditation.
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