This advanced course on Diabetes Mellitus: Pathophysiology can be taken as Part 1 of a series or on its own. Course objectives are: define Type I and II Diabetes, describe normal metabolism of carbohydrates, compare pathogenesis and incidence of Type I and II Diabetes, describe common diabetic crises, describe effects of chronic hyperglycemia, and list general diabetic management guidelines. Course is approved for 1.0 CEUs/contact hours for Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) in California. Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.
Per California Department of Public Health regulations, a time/pause mechanism must be incorporated in this online program. Navigation within this course is restricted in that each slide must be viewed in its entirety before advancing to the next slide. Learners must view each slide and click the next button to advance in the course.