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HH100 - What the Home Health Aide Should Know About Type 2 Diabetes (1.0 HR)

Purpose: The home health aide will enhance her understanding of type 2 diabetes and the care of the client with the disease. Objectives: 1. Discuss diabetes and the different types of diabetes; 2. List the risk factors for type 2 diabetes; 3. Discuss the signs and symptoms of type 2 diabetes; 4. Explain hypo- and hyperglycemia; 5. Explore tests for diabetes; 6. Discuss the care of the diabetic client; 7. Explore complications of type 2 diabetes. Continuing Education Credits:  0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.0 CE hours for certified nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.