At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:
Identify two (2) risk factors for diabetes
List three (3) health complications associated with diabetes.
Identify three (3) nursing interventions to support diabetes management.
At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about diabetes management by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.
Lois Platt, MSN, RN
Ms. Platt is retired from a Staff Development Coordinator position in a Long-Term Care facility in
Arizona.She worked as a Term Assistant
Professor of Nursing for the University of Alaska Anchorage AAS Nursing Program for many years as well as coordinating and teaching the Certified Nursing Assistant Program in Valdez, Alaska. Prior to entering nursing education, Ms. Platt worked in both staff nurse and Clinical Resource Manager positions in a Critical Access Hospital in rural Alaska. She has also worked in both staff and charge nurse positions in an Intensive Care Unit in Connecticut. Ms. Platt obtained a Diploma in nursing from Joseph Lawrence School of Nursing in New London,
Connecticut; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St. Joseph College in West Hartford, Connecticut; and a Master of Science in Nursing Education from the University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska