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Level 2 | Hyperglycemic Crises, DKA & HHS Standards | 1.25 CE

Level 2 | Hyperglycemic Crises, DKA & HHS Standards | 1.25 CE

$ 19.00

Title: Level 2 | Hyperglycemic Crises, DKA & HHS Standards | 1.25 CE

This course is included in: Level 2 - Standards of CarePurchase this course individually for $19 or enroll in the entire bundle and save 45% (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 online course includes a: video presentation, podcast, practice test, and additional resources.

This course discusses common causes of hyperglycemia crises. Topics include hyperglycemia secondary to medications & insulin deprivation. The differences & similarities between Diabetes Ketoacidosis & Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Syndrome are also covered. Treatment strategies for all situations are included.


  1. Discuss the common causes of hyperglycemic crises.
  2. List the differences & similarities between Euglycemic DKA, DKA, and HHS and treatment strategies.
  3. Describe the causes & treatment of hyperglycemic crises.

Learning Outcome:

Participants will be able to clarify the difference between HHS, DKA, and euglycemic DKA and summarize appropriate interventions and monitoring guidelines for their clinical practice.

Target Audience:

This course is a knowledge-based activity designed for individuals or groups of diabetes professionals, including RNs, RDs/RDNs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, and other healthcare providers interested in staying up to date on current practices of care for people with prediabetes, diabetes, and other related conditions. The practice areas for RDs/RDNs for CDR reporting are healthcare, preventative care, wellness, and, lifestyle along with, education and research. 

CDR Performance Indicators:

  • 10.5.1
  • 10.5.3
  • 10.5.5

Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working diabetes specialist and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.

Fee: $19.00 

Earn 1.25 CEs 

Course Level: 2 (included in Level 2 | Standards of Care Intensive)

AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and our Level 2 | Hyperglycemic Crises, DKA & HHS Standards awards 1.25 CPEUs in accordance with the Commission on Dietetic Registration’s CPEU Prior Approval Program.

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the certification exam. CBDCE and ADCES do not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES or BC-ADM exams, except for those published by CBDCE & ADCES.

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