If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00.   

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the healthcare provider with an update to the clinical guidelines for diabetes.


Jane Mauldin RN BSN CDE

Target Audience

Nurses, Dieticians and any other interested healthcare provider

Learning Outcomes

After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • State the benefits of good glycemic control for hospitalized patients and for outpatients.
  • State the definitions of different types of diabetes and how they are diagnosed.
  • Discuss how a normal pancreas works and demonstrate understanding of patients' insulin needs.
  • State the AACE/ADA recommendations/goals.
  • Design a strategy for educating patients with diabetes.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of pattern management when assessing blood glucose readings.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of nutrition principles for patients with diabetes.
  • State recommendations regarding exercise to patients with diabetes.
  • State the acute complications of diabetes and discuss causes and treatment.

Length of Course

45 minutes

Credit Statements

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 0.75 contact hour.

Dietitians: 0.75 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Upstate AHEC Credit

This educational offering provides 0.075 CEUs (0.75 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

Speakers have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in education activities. Please see individual activities for any conflicts of interest.

Provisions of these educational activities by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC, SCNA or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with activities.