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Abnormal Blood Sugar Levels and Hypoglycaemia course for Nurses

Speciality Classification
Nurses
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
NHS Health Education England

This session outlines the management of intercurrent illness, high blood sugar levels and the prevention of diabetic ketoacidosis in children with diabetes. It also covers the aetiology, prevention and treatment of hypoglycaemia.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe how to advise children, families and other professionals on adjusting blood sugars during illness
  • Explain how to manage high blood sugar levels
  • Outline the reasons for recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis
  • State the risk factors for hypoglycaemia
  • Explain how the body regulates blood sugar levels
  • Describe the different stages experienced by a child or young person who is experiencing a ‘hypo’ (hypoglycaemia)
  • State the different treatments for a ‘hypo’

This session aims to outline the management of intercurrent illness, high blood sugar levels, and the prevention of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in children and young people (CYP) with diabetes.


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Instructors / Speakers
Jan Idkowiak,
Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Endocrinology

Jan is National GRID Trainee in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Children’s Hospital in Birmingham and NIHR Academic Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

He has been awarded with a PhD on his thesis on the molecular regulation of androgen biosynthesis in 2015.

He is interested in androgen excess and deficiency conditions, obesity and early markers of metabolic disease progression.

Delivery
Title
Abnormal Blood Sugar Levels and Hypoglycaemia course for Nurses
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Child and family health, Child health/paediatrics/immunisation, Children and young peoples health, Diabetes, Maternal-child, Paediatric, Paediatric endocrinology, Paediatric and Neonatal Care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
20 minutes
Location
Online
Access Duration (in months)
12
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