Poor glycemic management during hospitalization is associated with increased complications. Critical hypoglycemia is an acute patient safety issue and associated with increased length of stay, morbidity, and mortality. This session discusses how the inpatient diabetes program coordinator role facilitates change and interprofessional collaboration to improve the care of hospitalized patients with impaired glycemic control. Focus includes program value, glucose graph interpretation, and bedside care of the patient with diabetes.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to identify glycemic trends that predispose patients with diabetes to critical hypoglycemia (glucose less than or equal to 50 mg/dL).
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/2/24.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.
Speaker Disclosures: K. Renee Yarbrough-Yale, DNP, APRN, ACCNS-AG, CDCES, discloses that she is owner of Y-Y Consulting.
There are no other speaker disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support: No commercial support declared.
Accreditation Statement: This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.