So You Think It’s Hypoglycemia?
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about the management of low blood sugar or hypoglycemia – the symptoms, causes, prevention and treatments.

Course Publication Date: March 14, 2018

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

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:YTH030718
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
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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss hypoglycemic symptoms, the effects of hypoglycemia on emotions and behavior, and factors underlying symptoms.
  • Identify causes of hypoglycemia and possible risk factors for individual patients.
  • Explain the treatment for different levels of hypoglycemia, including guidelines for when the person with diabetes is unable to self-treat due to severe hypoglycemic episode.
  • Discuss how hypoglycemia can be prevented.
  • Describe mild and severe hypoglycemia episodes, including the symptoms associated with varying levels of severity.
  • Explain the physiological changes that occur with hypoglycemia.


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