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Introduction to Blood Glucose Monitoring course for Nurses

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

This session describes a method of blood glucose sampling by using the capillary finger prick method.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the procedure of obtaining a capillary blood sample
  • Explain how to analyse this in a blood glucose testing meter
  • Interpret the results obtained from a blood glucose test

This session explains how to obtain a blood glucose sample using the capillary finger prick method, how to analyse the sample and then interpret the results.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should complete:

  • Pathophysiology of Diabetes (172-10)
  • Basal Bolus Regimen (172-11)
  • Introduction to Carbohydrate Counting (172-12)
Instructors / Speakers
Charlotte Avann,
Paediatric Registrar

Charlotte (MbChB MRCPCH) is a general paediatric registrar working in the West Midlands with a special interest in diabetes.

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