|On completion of this course the learner will be able to:|
- Define Diabetes Mellitus
- Describe the pathophysiologic changes that occur resulting in Type I and Type II diabetes
- Identify the different causes of type I and type II diabetes
- Identify the symptoms associated with diabetes
- Discuss disease diagnosis
- Discuss disease management for Type I and Type II diabetes, including medical management and life-style changes.
- Identify complications associated with diabetes and their prevention
- Demonstrate the identification and treatment of three life-threatening complications associated with diabetes: Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Syndrome, and Hypoglycemia.