Diabetes Medications Part 2: Insulins
Regardless of your setting you are caring for patients with diabetes that are prescribed insulin and as people are living longer, more eventually will need supplemental insulin. Insulin is vital for life, but can be dangerous or even fatal when administered incorrectly. It is vital that health care providers are familiar with optimum insulins, insulin doses and timing for the best outcomes. In this program Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, APN-BC, CDE, will provide you with the MUST know information you need to provide the best care to your patients.
Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDCES, WCC, has been a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist for over 20 years managing both inpatient and outpatient care for patients with diabetes. She has managed several hospital ADA-recognized diabetes education programs, is a Board-Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in endocrinology, and has a certification in wound care.
Laurie is a member of the American Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists and past president of her local chapter. She is a certified insulin pump trainer and has published articles on use of insulin pumps for hospitalized patients. Her practical patient experiences, supported by clinical knowledge, provide a blend of information on how to treat diabetes today.
Financial: Laurie Klipfel has employment relationships with the VA-St. Louis and the Diabetes & Endocrinology Specialists, Inc. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Laurie Klipfel is a member of the St. Louis Nurses in Advanced Practice.