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Safe at School: Diabetes Core Concepts
Overview
Date: Wednesday, November 29th, 2023
Time: 6:00 p.m. ET

Presenter: Kelly Busin, BSN, RN, CDCES

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to: 

  • State a clear understanding of the common forms of diabetes seen in the pediatric population, and the key physiological mechanisms underlying the condition.​ 
  • State appropriate insulin storage and signs of compromised or defective insulin.​ 
  • Understand the different types of diabetes medications and insulin therapies, their mechanisms of action, and how to administer them safely. 
  • Understand insulin dosing​ components and appropriate insulin administration techniques using insulin syringes and insulin pens. 
  • List Type 2 Diabetes medications used in the school setting and define side effects that may impact student learning. 
Summary
Availability: Retired
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
American Diabetes Association 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202 1-800-DIABETES
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