Understanding Supplemental Nutrition for Hospital Patients with Diabetes

Understanding Supplemental Nutrition for Hospital Patients with Diabetes

Type: Article
Expiration Date: 12/01/2017
Location: Online


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Overview

Hospital patients receiving nutritional support are at increased risk of hyperglycemia and its consequences, including increased infections and mortality. This course reviews indications for supplemental nutrition, types of supplements available, and treatment of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia associated with supplemental nutrition. The goal of this course is to provide nurses with information on how to better manage diabetic patients who are receiving supplemental nutrition.

Key Learning Outcomes

  
  1. Differentiate between enteral and parenteral nutrition.
  2. Discuss how to manage hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia in patients with diabetes who are receiving supplemental nutrition.
  3. Describe insulin use in patients with diabetes who are receiving supplemental nutrition.

Presented By

  

Stacey A. Seggelke, MS, RN, CNS, CDE, BC-ADM

Stacey A. Seggelke is a clinical nurse specialist in the adult diabetes program of the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

Pricing Information

  
Price: $20.00
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