Until recently, glucose control in the hospital setting was largely ignored even in patients with a diagnosis of diabetes. We didn’t realize 1 out of every 3 patients we were caring for was potentially suffering the consequences of uncontrolled hyperglycemia and, worse, these unknown patients were experiencing higher mortality rates after discharge. Bottom line, we MUST do better and you, the bedside nurse, play a critical role in identifying and managing your hypo and hyperglycemic patients.
This seminar will address issues you face in the hospital and give answers to questions you won’t find in any textbook. Imagine being able to look at a single flowsheet and understand exactly why your patient continues to experience hypoglycemia, or persistent hyperglycemia. Expert, Nancy Moline, RN, M.Ed., CDE, will share with you the management techniques and tips she has developed through her extensive experience and increase your understanding of the complexities of diabetes. You will leave this seminar with new tools and formulas to improve the outcomes of your patients with and without diabetes diagnosis.
NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation).
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Nancy Moline, RN, M.Ed., CDE, has more than 25 years of experience in diabetes management. As a diabetes nurse consultant, she recognized the need for hospital nurses to increase their knowledge and confidence in managing issues related to insulin and glucose control. Nancy designed a program for bedside nurses that resulted in decreased incidences of hypoglycemia and insulin errors. Additionally, she designed and coordinated the implementation of a diabetes chronic conditions management program for a large HMO, training nurses to become diabetes care managers.
Nancy is a published author whose work includes the article “Diabetes Management in a Health Maintenance Organization: Efficacy of Care Management using group Cluster visits” in the Diabetes Care Journal. She is also a past winner of the research award from Kaiser Permanente, Northern California for the Diabetes Cooperative Care Clinic. Nancy presents on the national level and is a regular presenter for the UCSF program “Becoming a Diabetes Educator.”
Financial: Nancy Moline has an employment relationship with Alta Bates Hospital. She receives an honorarium from Alameda County Health System; King Hooper Diabetes Education, Inc.; and University of California San Francisco Board of Nursing. Ms. Moline receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Nancy Moline is a member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.
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Glycemic Targets for Hospitalized Patients
Recognizing Symptoms of Hypoglycemia
Reducing Incidence of Hypoglycemia
Symptoms & Critical Interventions for Hyperglycemia
Consequences of Acute Hyperglycemia
Treating Special Populations Using a Simple Formula
Insulin for Improved Glucose Control
Oral Agents in the Hospital Setting
Safety Issues with Managing Insulin Pumps
System Improvements Positively Impacting Patient Outcomes
Putting It All Together
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