Diabetes Management

Diabetes Management in the Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Setting

Clinical Practice Guideline – CPE Self-Study Program

Credits: 2.0
Professional Approvals: CDR
Course Expiration: 06/11/2020

Course Description

The AMDA Diabetes Management in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Setting Clinical Practice Guidelines outlines information for providers on the recognition, assessment, and treatment of patients with diabetes.

Diabetes is prevalent among patients in the post-acute/long term care setting. In this setting, goals for glycemic control and risk-factor management should be based on each patient’s overall health goals, goals of care, patient preferences and values, and life expectancy. Nutrition assessment can help identify potential interventions for diabetes patients in the post-acute and/or long-term care setting.

Course Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education course, the learner should be able to:

  1. Understand lifestyle modifications that can help manage/treat diabetes in the post-acute/long-term care setting.
  2. State treatment goals for older adults with diabetes.
  3. Understand the consequences of hypoglycemia in older adults.

CDR Learning Level: II

Suggested CDR Learning Needs Codes

  • 3040 Food consumption, fluid balance
  • 5040 Long-term, intermediate, assisted living
  • 5100 Elderly
  • 5190 Diabetes Mellitus

Suggested CDR Performance Indicators

  • 8.1.4 Demonstrates knowledge of nutrient requirements throughout the life span and their role in health promotion and disease management.
  • 8.1.5 Applies medical nutrition therapy in disease prevention and management.
  • 8.2.3 Implements individualized services to reflect customer-centered approach as it pertains to the customer’s physical, social, cultural, institutional and economic environment.
  • 10.2.8 Establishes the plan of care, directly addressing the nutrition diagnosis in collaboration with the patient in defining the time, frequency and duration of the intervention.

Note: Numerous other CDR Learning Needs Codes and Performance Indicators may apply.

Professional Approvals

How to Complete CPE certificate

Printable CPE Questions Diabetes Management in the Post-Acute & LTC Setting – AMDA CPG Course

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