- Contact hours:
- Pharmacotherapy hours: 4
- Expiration date: March 1, 2020
- Course price: $39
Overview of type 2 diabetes, including underlying physiology, clinical forms, prevalence, causes, and complications. Addresses prediabetes and metabolic syndrome, as well as the normal regulation of blood glucose levels and insulin production/resistance. Explores complex management issues.
ATrain Education, Inc. is an approved provider by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The following course information applies to occupational therapy professionals:
- Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, OTAs
- Instructional Level: Intermediate
- Content Focus: Category 1—Domain of OT, Client Factors
Category 2—Occupational Therapy Process, Outcomes
Criteria for Successful Completion
80% or higher on the post test, a completed evaluation form, and payment where required. No partial credit will be awarded.
Conflict of Interest/Commercial Support
Objectives: When you finish this course you will be able to:
- Summarize the history of Diabetes Mellitus.
- Summarize the prevalence, mortality, and morbidity of diabetes.
- Compare and contrast the four classifications of diabetes mellitus.
- Explain the body’s regulation of blood glucose during the normal metabolism of foods and the pathology that arises with diabetes mellitus.
- Describe risk factors for diabetes mellitus.
- Explain the diagnostic criteria for diabetes mellitus.
- Identify risk factors for metabolic syndrome and prediabetes.
- Describe the optimal diabetes healthcare team and how they teach self-management.
- Explain treatment strategies for diabetes.
- Compare and contrast the acute and chronic complications of type 2 diabetes.
- Discuss the chronic complications of type 2 diabetes.
- Explain the two prongs of type 2 diabetes prevention.