Available On-Demand (A: Pathophysiology, Lifestyle, Medications, & Kids with Type 2)
Available On-Demand (B: Complications, Management, Followup, & Case Studies
2 webinars x 120 minutes including a Q&A
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing
Objectives of Part A: Pathophysiology, Lifestyle, Medications, & Kids with Type 2
1. Provide a brief overview of Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitis
2. Review a practical approach to Lifestyle Modifications, including diet, physical activity, weight management, smoking, & stress.
3. Discuss whether Type 2 DM is preventable
4. Discuss medications to treat Type 2 DM including and beyond Metformin; other oral agents, injectables, and insulin.
5. Identify and discuss emerging concerns: Type 2 DM in children
Objectives of Part B: Complications, Management, Followup, & Case Studies
1. Review Complications of Type 2 Diabetes: CV, Nephropathy, Nephropathy, Retinopathy & Other
2. Review the “ABCDESSS” of Diabetes Management – are we reaching targets and health promotion?
3. Getting Help: Discuss followup of clients with Type 2 DM and when.
4. Discuss people with diabetes’ view of complications; Stories and Case Studies.
5. Diabetes Burnout and Stress: what you need to know.
When patients or clients receive a diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes, their first question is often “Is that the good kind or the bad kind?!?” We’re sure many nurses can relate to hearing that question! This two-part webinar aims to provide you with the most up to date information about Type 2 Diabetes, to help you achieve better outcomes for your Type 2 clients. A practical approach to lifestyle modifications will be discussed, including whether Type 2 Diabetes is preventable. Medications beyond Metformin, including other oral and injectable agents will be reviewed and emerging concerns such as Type 2 Diabetes in children will be discussed. Complications of Diabetes with be reviewed by system and then best Diabetes management practises will be discussed along with targets and followup. Examples will be illustrated with stories and case studies; and lastly, the question of Diabetes Burnout and Distress will be addressed. Please join us for these comprehensive sessions on Type 2 Diabetes!
Who Should Attend?:
• Nurses in all Hospital settings, acute & critical care, mental health, ambulatory, transition/discharge settings
• Nurses in all community & continuing care settings; primary care, home care, NP led clinics
• New professional staff in Diabetes Clinics
• Dietitians, Occupational Health Care Nurses, Nurse Educators
• All Staff who wish to update their knowledge of Type 2 Diabetes
Carolyn Laurin, BScN, RN, CDE
Carolyn obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing From Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario in 1997 and has practised in a number of settings including acute care, long term care and public health until finding her true passion as a Diabetes Nurse Educator. She obtained her certification through the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board in 2014 and is a current member of one of the board’s committees. Carolyn presently practises in a busy primary health centre in Rural Saskatchewan which includes nine First Nations communities. Carolyn has qualified to sit on the Canadian Bariatric Educator Examination and she is starting the Master’s of Nursing Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Saskatchewan in September 2021. Her special interest area and expertise is in the management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.