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Diabetes Care

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to identify the steps to diabetes management and be familiar with the care needed for
individuals with diabetes.


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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify two (2) risk factors for diabetes
  2. List three (3) health complications associated with diabetes.
  3. Identify three (3) nursing interventions to support diabetes management.

Learning Outcome

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

Diabetes Care - Healthcare Academy
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Diabetes Care


Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the country, associated with other serious health complications.  As it is a diagnosis associated with many individuals living in long-term care settings, it is imperative that nurses be familiar with care for these individuals.

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