Teaching and Learning about Diabetes
The goal of this course is to help healthcare professionals learn the about the principles of teaching about diabetes and how patients learn.

Course Publication Date: May 19, 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:TLD121019
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Geriatric Medicine
Community & Home Health
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss two current philosophies to education used in diabetes self-management teaching.

  • Discuss the similarities and differences between the compliance and empowerment approaches to self-management education.

  • Discuss the key tips to improve compliance.

  • Describe the need to develop and translate culturally appropriate educational materials.

  • Explain the rationale for employing a multidisciplinary team in diabetes education.

  • List two areas to consider when assessing an individual’s needs and readiness to learn.

  • Describe two characteristics of adult learners.


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