Course DescriptionUpon completion of this first course, Introduction to Diabetes Basics, the student will be able to describe clinical practice guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes, and what part their role plays in addressing these standards of care. This includes learning about the basic types of diabetes, how to minimize modifiable risk factors and possible complications, as well as communication strategies to foster patient advocacy, empowerment, and resolve team conflict. Students will also learn how to educate about the A1C, blood pressure and cholesterol, the benefits of a weight-inclusive approach in diabetes management and how to advocate for the needs of individuals with diabetes.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Diabetes Essentials for Non-Clinicians Certificate : Diabetes Essentials for Non-Clinicians