CNA: Diabetic Neuropathy
The goal of this course is to help CNAs learn about the classifications, development and treatments of diabetic neuropathy.

Course Publication Date: October 11, 2023

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:CNA-DN-24
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:CNA Registered Courses
Learning Objectives
  • Name four symptoms of neuropathy.

  • Name two symptoms that are not due to neuropathy but nevertheless often accompany it.

  • Describe how neuropathy is diagnosed.

  • Name five of the tests to help determine type/extent of nerve damage.

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

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

  • Name the three broad types of neuropathy.

  • Describe the combination of factors that are likely to cause nerve damage.

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


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