Safe Insulin Pump Use
OVERVIEW: This webinar will give you new knowledge on basic insulin pump functions, safe use of an insulin pump by the wearer, and understand pump terminology such as basal and bolus compared to injectable insulin terms often referred to as long acting or meal-time insulins.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
- State the type of insulin allowed for pump use.
- Discuss fast acting, long acting, intermediate and mixed acting, and regular insulins.
- State differences between basal and bolus dosing.
- Describe the importance of consistent blood sugar monitoring with insulin pump use.
Stephen Welty, RN, CDE is a Certified Diabetes Educator and a certified insulin pump trainer. His nursing experience has been in rural, critical access hospital, and rural health clinics focusing directly on the needs of community members. Currently employed at Horizon Healthcare Clinic, he enjoys having real conversations with patients to educate and motivate them to make healthier lifestyle choices.
Cost is $135 per facility for unlimited participation or $25 per individual.
Gold and Silver subscribers: use as part of your package.
1.0 Nurse Contact Hour
This webinar will be recorded and available for 3 months after the live event.
This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $824,375 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.