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Diabetic Ketoacidosis course for Nurses

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

This session reviews diabetic ketoacidosis. In particular, it looks at managing diabetic ketoacidosis in children and adolescents in line with the national guidelines recommended by the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (BSPED) and Diabetes UK, which are based on NICE guidelines.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Explain the importance of monitoring children and adolescents who present in diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)
  • Identify how the treatment of children and adolescents with DKA differs from the treatment of adults with DKA
  • Describe the treatment of children and adolescents with DKA

It is important to understand that the treatment of children differs significantly from that of adults, with particular reference to fluid management due to the increased risk of cerebral oedema.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

 Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS)

Instructors / Speakers
Suma Uday,
Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes GRID Trainee

Dr Uday is a National GRID Trainee in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Her area of interest is paediatric metabolic bone disease. She is the recipient of global challenges PhD scholarship at the University of Birmingham and her research focuses on skeletal effects of vitamin D deficiency.

Delivery
Title
Diabetic Ketoacidosis 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
30 minutes
Location
Online
Access Duration (in months)
12
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