Course Syllabus: Diabetes 101
with CEU Certificate*
Welcome to Diabetes 101: Understanding, Diagnosing and Managing. This introductory course regarding the topic of diabetes is designed to offer students a general understanding of what diabetes is, how it's diagnosed and how it's managed. Students will also learn the anatomy of diabetes, the body organs involved, and the different types of diabetes with which a person may be diagnosed.
This course also covers the importance of glucose and insulin and how each affects the overall function of your body. Symptoms of diabetes as well as what to expect when you visit a doctor are included in these lessons. Testing methods commonly used by diabetics to maintain their blood sugar and insulin levels are also explored. Understanding the basic tools a diabetic may need for daily management of diabetes are introduced, as are the different methods many individuals diagnosed with diabetes take in order to adapt their lifestyle to their condition at home, work, or school.
Students of this course on diabetes will learn about the most common types of complications associated with multiple forms of diabetes and the importance of care and infection prevention among diabetics, most specifically the elderly. Pregnant mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes will understand the importance of obstetrical and post-delivery care, and enjoy some tips and suggestions for healthy living habits before, during and after a planned pregnancy.
Throughout this course, students will also learn the importance of nutrition and diet for optimal management of diabetes symptoms and conditions. We'll explore a number of coping skills that diabetics can utilize to help prevent stress and depression. Finally, we'll wrap up this introductory course on diabetes by offering tips that every individual can take to help reduce their risk of developing the condition, or at the very least, minimize its impact on their lives.
Lesson 1: Diabetes Basics
Lesson 2: Diagnosing Diabetes
Lesson 3: All About Glucose
Lesson 4: Basic Diabetic Tools
Lesson 5: The Diabetic Lifestyle
Lesson 6: Diabetes Complications
Lesson 7: Diabetes and the Elderly
Lesson 8: Gestational Diabetes
Lesson 9: Diabetes and Diet
Lesson 10: Coping Skills for Diabetics
Lesson 11: Diabetes Prevention
Grading Policy- Each lesson is followed by an end of the lesson quiz and assignment which will review what is covered in the lesson. Several lessons will also be associated with a related assignment.
|Lesson 1 Exam||10|
|Lesson 2 Exam||10|
|Lesson 3 Exam||9|
|Lesson 4 Exam||10|
|Lesson 5 Assignment||2|
|Lesson 5 Exam||10|
|Lesson 6 Exam||10|
|Lesson 7 Exam||8|
|Lesson 8 Exam||9|
|Lesson 9 Exam||10|
|Lesson 10 Exam||10|
|Lesson 11 Assignment||2|
|Lesson 11 Exam||10|
|The Final Exam||53|
- Dealing with the Life Changes of a Diabetic
- Understanding Diabetes: All About Glucose
- Lifestyle Suggestions for a Diabetic
- Health Issues and Potential Complications of Diabetes and the Elderly
- The Basics of Diabetes
- Retirement Planning
- HIPAA Case Study
- How to Strengthen your Motivation when Dealing with Addictions
- How to Adhere to HIPAA
- What is ICD-10-CM?
- What is the 'Minimum Necessary' Policy in HIPAA?
- A Career as a Medical Assistant
- ICD-10-PCS Coding in the Medical and Surgical Subsection
- Concussion Facts: Treatment and Drugs
- Avoiding Relapse in Addiction Recovery