Common Diabetic Emergencies
To be able to differentiate between Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and the Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State (HHS) and know the treatment protocols for DKA and HHS and how they differ.

Course Publication Date: February 05, 2018

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Author:Ray Lengel RN, FNP, MS
Course No:DE020118
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues

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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the most serious complications of diabetes.
  • Compare and contrast Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and the Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State (HHS).
  • Discuss the treatment of DKA and HHS.
  • Discuss the complications of DKA and HHS.


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