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NUR134 - Diabetes Mellitus: Complications (2.5 HR)

Purpose: Health care professionals will enhance their understanding of the complications associated with diabetes mellitus. Objectives: 1. Discuss the three major types of diabetes; 2. Discuss diabetic retinopathy, causes, treatment and patient teaching; 3. Explore diabetic neuropathies, causes, treatment and patient teaching; 4. Discuss the ABCs of cardiovascular care and the diabetic patient; 5. Explore causes of cardiovascular complications in the diabetic patient as well as treatment and patient teaching; 6. Discuss kidney complications associated with diabetes, cause, treatment, and patient teaching. Continuing Education Credits: 2.5 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 2.5 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 2.5 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 2.5 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 2.5 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 2.5 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 2.5 CE hours for long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.