Week 5 | Diabetes Update (15181-SP)

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to:

  1. Discuss categories of diabetes as identified today. 
  2. Review updated diagnostic approaches to identify people with diabetes. 
  3. State current recommended blood glucose ranges. 
  4. Explain correct method for performing Semmes-Weinstein monofilament test. 
  5. Compare types of neuropathy seen in the patient with a diabetic foot ulcer. 
Course summary
Available: 
01/01/2015
Expires: 
12/04/2016

Betty Hanrahan, MSN, CNS, ARNP-BC, CWCN-AP, CWS, FACCWS, CFCN
Certified Wound Care Nurse; Co-Director, Wound Management Education Program (WMEP) and Wound Management Fundamentals Course (WMFC), Continuing Nursing Education, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle; Fellow, College of Certified Wound Specialists

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