Level 4 | Cancer & Diabetes | 1.25 CEs
Title: Level 4 | Cancer & Diabetes | 1.25 CEs
This course is included in: Level 4 - Advanced Level Courses. Purchase this course individually for $29 or the entire bundle or enroll in the entire bundle and save 50% (discount already applied).
Diabetes Education Services Online University Courses are an excellent way to study for your exam anytime and anywhere that is convenient for you. You will have immediate access to your courses for 1 year after your purchase date. Each individual online course includes a: video presentation, podcast, practice test and additional resources.
Patients with cancer often experience hyperglycemia secondary to treatment, which can increase the risk of infection & compromise their nutritional status. In addition, recent research has identified the link between diabetes & cancer. Join us to learn more about this unexpected link & treatment strategies for steroid-induced hyperglycemia using a case study approach.
- Discuss the relationship between cancer, hyperglycemia, & insulin resistance.
- State 3 benefits of normalizing glucose levels during chemotherapy.
- Using a case study approach, discuss strategies to improve glucose levels & quality of life.
Intended Audience: These courses are knowledge-based activities designed for individual or groups of diabetes educators, including RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants and other health care providers interested in enhancing their knowledge of diabetes management for people with cancer.
Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, has been Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management for over 15 years. She is an Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF, a working educator, and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.
Fee: $29.00 (Group Discounts Available)
All hours earned count toward your CDCES Accreditation Information
Earn 1.25 CEs
Course Level: 4 (included in Level 4 | Advanced & Specialty Topics)
Video presentation and podcast available now On Demand
Accreditation: Diabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*
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