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Digital Seminar

Life Threatening Diabetic Emergencies


Speaker:
Tracey Long, PhD, MSN, RN, APRN-BC, CDCE, CCRN, CNE
Duration:
2 Hours 06 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Sep 12, 2023
Product Code:
POS078697
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

With the high prevalence of 38 million Americans in the US with diabetes and almost ¼ of the US population with prediabetes, healthcare professionals need to know how to respond to diabetic emergencies. Emergency nurses need to be aware of the pathophysiology and treatment standards, as the acceleration of available diabetic medications can be confusing. There has also been confusion for the term HNS, also known as “HANKS” or HHNKS, or HNC,” which will be clarified. 

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Tracey Long, PhD, MSN, RN, APRN-BC, CDCE, CCRN, CNE's Profile

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Tracey Long, PhD, MSN, RN, APRN-BC, CDCE, CCRN, CNE

As a registered nurse for 36 years, Dr. Long has worked in critical care, emergency medicine, primary care, and endocrinology. She is a professor of nursing at Chamberlain University and family nurse practitioner. She has been a certified diabetes care and education specialist for 25 years and teaches a certified diabetes educator review course. She teaches medical Spanish and one of her favorite activities is taking nurses and allied healthcare professionals each summer to offer free medical clinics to underserved communities around the world with her non-profit organization www.bridgesforhealth.org.

As a published author, she has written a book on how to thrive with diabetes, not just survive, three children’s health books, three books on family history and many professional research articles. She married her college sweetheart, and they have their own “long legacy” of 6 children who teach her what’s really important in life.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Tracey Long has employment relationships with Utah Body and Soul, College of Southern Nevada, Chamberlain College, Travelers Education Group, Nurse.Com, and Atrain. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Tracey Long is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the American Diabetes Association, the National Certified Diabetes Educator Association, and the American Nurses Association. She is on the editorial board of the Journal of Medical Education Development and is a contributing editor Yangtz Journal of Medicine.


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Objectives

  1. Identify the three diabetic emergencies as hypoglycemia, DKA and HNKS.   
  2. Discuss the presenting signs and symptoms, pathophysiology, risk factors, and diagnostic tests for the three diabetic emergencies.  
  3. Explain the medical treatment and management protocol for each diabetic emergency.

Outline


Overview of pathophysiology and classifications of Diabetes Mellitus. 

Hypoglycemia:  

  • Clinical presentation  
  • Causes and risk factors 
  • Diagnostic tests and criteria 
  • Emergency treatment 
  • Pharmacological management 
  • ADA standards 
  • Case study 

Diabetic Ketoacidosis:  

  • Clinical presentation  
  • Causes and risk factors 
  • Diagnostic tests and criteria 
  • Emergency treatment 
  • Pharmacological management 
  • ADA standards 
  • Case study 

 

Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome:  

  • Clinical presentation  
  • Causes and risk factors 
  • Diagnostic tests and criteria 
  • Emergency treatment 
  • Pharmacological management 
  • ADA standards 
  • Case study 

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Physician Assistants

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