Continuing Education

Diabetes Management in the Elderly ONLINE + IN-PERSON WORKSHOP

DE804 Diabetes Management in the Elderly
Prerequisite(s): none
Duration: 12 weeks approximately 48 credit hours
Fee: $625
Textbook: Not applicable. See details below.
Evaluation Method: two online assignments, online final exam, online discussions, presentation at in-person workshop
Instructors: TBD
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.
Learner Outcomes:
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

Required Textbook:
Course materials are available online for download.

Code Course Title Format Tuition Date(s) Register By Availability
DE804-1Diabetes Management in the ElderlyOnline$625.00Nov-03-2014 -

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