The purpose of this course is to give healthcare professionals an overview of hypoglycemia including the symptoms, causes, and prevention. A summary of the physiology of glucose and how the human body utilizes and controls glucose is included to give the learner a greater understanding of what can impact glycemic control, even in non-diabetic patients. Treatment options are also discussed with an emphasis on patient education and self-management techniques.

Course Publication Date: February 29, 2024

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Susan Hausle MSN, RN, CHPN
Course No:HYPOG-24
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Nutrition & Fitness & Complimentary
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the physiology of glucose level maintenance by the human body

  • List three potential causes of hypoglycemia

  • Recall five symptoms of hypoglycemia

  • Define the 15-15 Rule and how to apply it


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