Diabetes Management in the Elderly ONLINE + IN-PERSON WORKSHOP
DE804 – Diabetes Management in the Elderly
Duration: 12 weeks – approximately 48 credit hours
Textbook: Not applicable. See details below.
Evaluation Method: two online assignments, online final exam, online discussions, presentation at in-person workshop
Instruction Method: primarily ONLINE – login information will be emailed one week before the course start date – in combination with a two day in-person WORKSHOP
Intended for: practicing health care professionals working in long term care or community settings.
You will explore theories and techniques to assist elderly diabetes patients to sustain the best quality of life possible, covering:
- Diabetes: types, symptoms, diagnosis, importance of management
- Challenges of managing diabetes in the elderly
- Managing blood glucose
- Nutrition and meal planning
- Anti-hyperglycemic agents
- Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia
- Diabetes and Dementia
- Chronic complications
- Advocating for change
Course materials are available online for download.
|Code||Course Title||Format||Tuition||Date(s)||Register By||Availability|
|DE804-1||Diabetes Management in the Elderly||$625.00||Nov-03-2014 - |