Diabetes Certification Training

Diabetes Certification Training

Designed for entry-level, non-diabetes clinicians to certify them to work with diabetes patients.

Program Objectives:

Completers will demonstrate:

  • Proper procedure for insulin administration
  • Proper procedure for blood glucose monitoring
  • Administration of medication, oral and injected

Completers will define:

  • The relationship of sugar and insulin in the body
  • The organ systems particularly at risk from diabetes
  • The major factors in prevention of kidney, eye, cardiovascular and peripheral vascular disease
  • Contraindications
  • Hyperglycemia and recognize systems
  • The principles for good nutrition

Outcomes:

  • A certificate will be awarded upon satisfactory demonstration and completion of training objectives, competencies, and methods of this course.
  • Participants earn .7 continuing education units

Instructional materials and supplies necessary to reach training objectives are provided.

Penn State Beaver is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Instructors are Penn State approved, RN, CDE.

For more information, call 724-773-3700.