Update on Psychosocial Assessment for People with Diabetes
The goal of this course is to help healthcare professionals learn about psychosocial assessments for people with diabetes and how to implement them.

Course Publication Date: May 15, 2020

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:DPA121019
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Leadership & Case Management
Psychiatric & Mental Health
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the Beck Depression inventory (BDI) scale used to screen for depression.

  • Describe the patient assessment tool, Accu-Chek Interview.

  • Name four categories of determinants involved in a psychosocial assessment.

  • Discuss the substantial risks involved with active diabetes self-care.

  • List three things that help identify attitudes, beliefs, and intentions in one’s ability to make changes.

  • Name four physical and mental health status complications that influence self-care behaviors.

  • Name four skills that influence level of diabetes self-care and subsequent changes.

  • Name four family and community factors that affect self-care behaviors.

  • Name two things that might cause reluctance to take prescribed medication.

  • List five main elements of the Health Belief Model.

  • Discuss the Locus of Control questionnaire.

  • Explain what ‘self-efficacy’ means and how it is defined.

  • Describe specific behaviors for assessing diabetes self-care behaviors and intentions.

  • List the five stages of change.

  • Discuss the importance of family and social support.


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