Diabetic Neuropathy
The goal of this course is to help healthcare professionals learn about causes, types, symptoms and treatment options for diabetic neuropathy.

Course Publication Date: May 28, 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:DN052820
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Pain Management
Learning Objectives
  • Describe what diabetic neuropathy is.

  • Discuss how diabetic neuropathy is caused.

  • List the three broad types of neuropathy.

  • Name the most common type of diabetic neuropathy.

  • Describe key information about neuropathy that should be taught to all patients with diabetes.

  • Explain the role of blood glucose control in the development and treatment of peripheral neuropathies.

  • Discuss three of the factors that nerve damage is likely due to.

  • List some of the possible symptoms of diabetic neuropathy.

  • List pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments for peripheral neuropathy.


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