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Carbohydrate Counting

Carbohydrate Counting

Course Expiration Date: 5/31/2023

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 

Course Description: This course is designed to review methods, tips, and tools for learning how to count carbohydrates through review of: meal planning, benefits of carbohydrate counting, major nutrient types, differentiation of carbohydrate food sources, how to estimate carbohydrate amounts, and reading nutrition labels to measure/determine carbohydrate servings, amounts, and portion sizes.

Sample breakfast, lunch, supper meals, and snacks with associated meal tickets are included as practice exercises.  And a Post-Test will be completed upon finishing the presentation to measure understanding of course objectives.   

Instructor:  Laura Leary MS,RN,BC,OCN

Target Audience: Nurses, Dietitians and any other interested healthcare providers

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Define Carbohydrate Counting
  • Name 2 benefits of carbohydrate counting
  • Identify 5 foods classified as carbohydrates
  • Read food nutrition labels for serving size, servings per container, and amount of carbohydrate per serving
  • Calculate carbohydrate count in grams and servings in sample meal plans/exercises

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.0  contact hour.

Dietitians:  1.0  hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Upstate AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.1 CEUs (1.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Credit Statement: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.


Diabetes Clinical Update

Diabetes Clinical Update

Course Expiration Date: 12/31/21

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course is designed to provide the healthcare provider with an update to the clinical guidelines for diabetes.

Instructor: Jane Stone RN BSN CDE

Target Audience: Nurses, Dieticians and any other interested healthcare provider

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • State the benefits of good glycemic control for hospitalized patients and for outpatients.
  • State the definitions of different types of diabetes and how they are diagnosed.
  • Discuss how a normal pancreas works and demonstrate understanding of patients' insulin needs.
  • State the AACE/ADA recommendations/goals.
  • Design a strategy for educating patients with diabetes.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of pattern management when assessing blood glucose readings.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of nutrition principles for patients with diabetes.
  • State recommendations regarding exercise to patients with diabetes.
  • State the acute complications of diabetes and discuss causes and treatment.

Length of Course: 45 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 0.75 contact hour.

Dietitians: 0.75  hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Upstate AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.075 CEUs (0.75 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Credit Statement: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Diabetic Footcare for Healthcare Professionals

Diabetic Foot Care for Healthcare Professionals

Course Expiration Date: 4/30/23

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course is designed to provide the healthcare provider with an update to the clinical guidelines for diabetes.

Instructor: Donna Burroughs ACNS-BC, CDE, CWCN

Target Audience: Nurses and any other interested healthcare provider

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe different levels of foot care.
  • Describe inspection and assessment of feet of patients at high risk; especially patients with diabetes, neuropathy and peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
  • Discuss the effects of diabetes related to foot care.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.0 contact hour.

Upstate AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.1 CEUs (1.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Credit Statement: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

How To Perform a Quick Foot Care Exam

How To Perform a Quick Foot Care Exam

Course Expiration Date: 9/30/2021

This course is free.  

Course Description:  This program consists of 2 videos. One video discusses the importance of foot care exams for diabetic patients and the second video instructs practitioners on how to perform a quick foot care exam.

Instructor: Sarah P. Smith, MAT, RD, LD, CDE 

Target Audience: Nurses, APRNs, and any other healthcare professional

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • perform a quick foot care exam.

Length of Course: 30 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 0.5 contact hours.

Others:  This educational offering provides 0.05 CEUs (0.5 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC

Credit Statement: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Troubleshooting Blood Glucose

Troubleshooting Blood Glucose

Course Expiration Date: 12/31/21

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course is designed to teach the healthcare provider how to manage insulin for  patients based upon blood glucose readings.

Instructor: Jane Stone RN BSN CDE

Target Audience: Nurses, Dieticians and any other interested healthcare provider

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

•State situations and errors that contribute to hyperglycemia in the hospital setting.
•Identify the importance of basal insulin and sensitivity factor .
•Recognize common prescribing mistakes.
•Identify the role of intravenous insulin infusions and the proper way to transition a patient to subcutaneous insulin.
•List factors that prevent patients from practicing  good self-care.
•Identify tools to assist patients to increase self-care.
•Identify common errors with insulin pen use and identify the correct use of insulin pens.
•Identify coaching points for patients to interpret their blood glucose readings and make appropriate adjustments to their insulin.
•Identify how insulin pumps work and the needs of patients in the hospital who are on a pump.
•Identify the appropriate treatment of hypoglycemia and methods of prevention.

Length of Course: 30 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 0.5 contact hour.

Dietitians: 0.5 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Upstate AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.0.5 CEUs (0.5 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.