An Overview of Diabetic Ketoacidosis and the Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State
The goal of this course is to provide information to Healthcare Professionals enhancing their understanding of what Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State (HHS) are as well as how their treatment protocols are the same and how they differ.

Course Publication Date: May 20, 2019

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Author:Ray Lengel RN, FNP, MS
Course No:DKH051319
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the impact of diabetes mellitus.
  • Compare and contrast Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State (HHS).
  • Compare and contrast the significance of complications from both DKA and HHS.
  • Discuss treatment protocols and options for both DKA and HHS.


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