Facts about Hyperglycemia
The goal of this course is to help healthcare professionals learn about hyperglycemia and caring for the patient with diabetes who has high blood sugar.

Course Publication Date: May 17, 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:FAH121019
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Geriatric Medicine
Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Name three classic symptoms of hyperglycemia.

  • Name four other possible symptoms of hyperglycemia.

  • Discuss five things that can cause high blood sugar.

  • List four complications of uncontrolled hyperglycemia.

  • State four signs that characterize DKA.

  • List 3 goals in the treatment of DKA.

  • Discuss the single most common infection associated with DKA.

  • Name the four main clinical features that characterize HHNS.

  • List four possible causes of HHNS.

  • List four symptoms of HHNS.

  • Discuss the primary treatment goal for DKA and HHNS.


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