Facts about Insulin Pump Therapy
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about the patient with diabetes mellitus and insulin pump therapy – advantages and disadvantages of pump therapy, limitations of pump therapy, and indications for patient use.

Course Publication Date: March 13, 2018

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Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:IPT030718
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
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Nutrition & Fitness & Complimentary

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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss advantages and disadvantages for insulin pump therapy.
  • State the indications for patient use of insulin pump therapy.
  • Describe correction factors used in insulin pump therapy.
  • Discuss selection criteria for pump candidates.
  • Identify insulin pumps that currently are available in the U.S.
  • Explain the limitations of insulin pump therapy.


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