Online Education | Diabetes Update 2016 - Culturally Tailored Nutrition Education for Patients with Diabetes

Culturally Tailored Nutrition Education for Patients with Diabetes

Course Description 

Four lecturers contribute to this online module to inform healthcare professionals of existing educational resources that help to open conversations about diet with diabetic patients of particular ethnic groups and varying literacy levels.

Featuring—

Christine Wilson Owens, BA 
EthnoMed Program Supervisor, Interpreter Services, HMC

Salma Musa
Medical Interpreter-Caseworker Cultural Mediator, Interpreter Services, HMC

Rose Cano
Medical Interpreter-Caseworker Cultural Mediator, Interpreter Services, HMC

Dawn Corl, MN, RN, CDE, CDTC
Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle

 

COMMENTS FROM LECTURE ATTENDEES:

"I loved the culture panel and learning that there are resources available to help our diverse population."

"Rose Cano is a great educator, I was really happy to hear of the tools she uses to discuss diabetes with her patients."

"Salma Musa gave an enlightening and informative look into the meaning of Ramadan; very helpful."

Target Audience

For nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse educators, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nutritionists, pharmacists, social workers, health educators, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals across all settings.

 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be better able to:

  1. Identify educational resources available to use during discussions with patients about carbohydrates and blood glucose that reflect common dietary practices and foods commonly consumed in particular ethnic populations.
  2. Identify some details of Ramadan fasting and recommended ways to approach the topic with patients, including about DM medication adjustments for fasting.
  3. Identify educational resources that consider issues of low literacy and low health-literacy.

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 0.90 Contact hours
  • 0.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
04/28/2016
Expires: 
04/28/2020
Cost:
$20.00

Available Credit

  • 0.90 Contact hours
  • 0.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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