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Level 4 | Insulin Calculation Workshop | From Pumps & Beyond | 1.5 CEs

Level 4 | Insulin Calculation Workshop | From Pumps & Beyond | 1.5 CEs

$ 29.00

Join us live on August 20, 2024, at 11:30 am PST for our Level 4 | Insulin Calculation Workshop | From Pumps & Beyond | 1.5 CEs

Title: Level 4 | Insulin Calculation Workshop | From Pumps & Beyond | 1.5 CEs 

This course is included in: Level 4 - Advanced Level CoursesPurchase 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 online course includes a: video presentation, podcast, practice test, and additional resources.

Determining basal & bolus rates for multiple daily injections or insulin pumps can seem overwhelming. This course provides participants with a step-by-step approach to determining basal rates, bolus ratios & how to problem-solve when blood glucose levels aren't on target. During this course, Coach Beverly provides abundant case studies to give participants hands-on practice & build confidence when calculating insulin doses for a variety of situations.


  1. Describe using formulas to determine appropriate insulin dosing.
  2. Discuss strategies to determine & fine-tune basal insulin dose.
  3. Describe how to determine & fine-tune bolus rates including coverage for carbs & hyperglycemia.
  4. Using a case study approach, utilize calculations to determine the best insulin dosing strategy.

Learning Outcome:

Participants will have an increased knowledge of how to calculate bolus/basal insulin therapy based on person-specific factors and will be able to recommend insulin adjustments based on individual needs.

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:

  • 10.3.1
  • 10.5.3

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

Earn 1.5 CEs 

Course Level: 4 (included in Level 4 | Advanced & Specialty Topics)

AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and our Level 4 | Insulin Calculation Workshop | From Pumps & Beyond awards 1.5 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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