Diabetes: Prevention & Treatment

Ed4Online presents Diabetes: Prevention and Treatment

Diabetes: Prevention &  Treatment

Course Description

Do you or a loved one have pre-diabetes?  We all know that we need to exercise and watch what we eat, but until something goes wrong, it’s sometimes hard to commit to.  Understanding diabetes will help you take action to reverse or minimize your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.  Our Diabetes: Prevention and Treatment course will give you practical tools to empower you to take control of your health and share healthy habits with those you love. With practical tools and an effective plan, you will have an opportunity to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes! Materials Ed4Online is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks*. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or ... Read More »

Do you or a loved one have pre-diabetes?  We all know that we need to exercise and watch what we eat, but until something goes wrong, it’s sometimes hard to commit to.  Understanding diabetes will help you take action to reverse or minimize your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.  Our Diabetes: Prevention and Treatment course will give you practical tools to empower you to take control of your health and share healthy habits with those you love. With practical tools and an effective plan, you will have an opportunity to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes!

Materials

Ed4Online is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks*. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere. The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

Approvals

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. You will earn 2.4 IACET continuing education credits by completing this Ed4Online course. This course is 24 contact hours which equals 2.4 CEUs based on the IACET standard. The International Association of Continuing Education and Training is the highest quality worldwide standard for Continuing Education Unit. The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET’s care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction.

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Course Outcomes:
  • Recognize the risk factors and symptoms of pre-diabetes
  • Recall ways to maintain a healthy weight
  • Identify what to include in a healthy diet
  • Recall the nutrition goals and cooking styles for pre-diabetes
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Completion

Format of Certification

Digital

Professional Association/Affiliation

Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. The International Association of Continuing Education and Training is the highest quality worldwide standard for Continuing Education Unit. https://www.iacet.org/

Method of Obtaining Certification

CEUs are displayed on the Certificate of Completion which can be downloaded upon successful completion of the course.

Additional Details

Upon completion of a course, learners will also receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
About Instructor:

Angie Ebel

Angela Ebel, RN, MSN is a mentor and instructor for Ed4Onlie. She is a nurse, clinical nurse specialist, freelance writer, consultant, and public speaker. Angela received her Master degree as a Clinical Nurse Specialist from Yale University. She is a Fellow in Patient Safety from Virginia Commonwealth University and has her Certificate in Online Instruction from LERN. She was an adjunct nursing faculty at Old Dominion University teaching the pediatric clinical rotation and for the Fellowship in Patient Safety teaching error reporting. She is a published author with articles in Pediatric Nursing, Nursing Management, and chapters in Elizabeth Ahmann's textbook "Home Care of the High Risk Infant" and Mary Mason's "Care of the Tracheotomized Patient."


Course Outline

Module one will put into perspective the diabetes and pre-diabetes epidemic in America. We will identify the principles of self-care behaviors and also look at who is at risk. Also included in module one is the symptoms to be familiar with and a discussion on the risks of diabetes in women and overweight children.
  • The Pre-Diabetes Epidemic in America
  • Risk Factors and Symptoms
  • About Metabolic Syndrome
  • Women At Risk
  • Pre-Diabetes and Overweight Kids
Module two will discuss the importance of maintaining a healthy weight. Those who have food addictions and do not get moving after a splurging influences your body’s ability to process those sugars and leads towards pre-diabetes. Module two look at how exercise will help you overcome the symptoms and possibly delay the onset of this disease.
  • Your Weight’s Influence on Pre-Diabetes
  • Facing Your Food Problems
  • Get Moving!
  • Making Time for Exercise
  • Slow and Steady Wins the Race
Module three will look at the basics of the food groups and what one should include in a healthy diet. Understanding how to read food labels is important in maintaining the right kind of diet and in module three we will learn how to use these labels to portion our food appropriately.
  • Keep It Simple to Start
  • About Carbs, Fiber, and Whole Grains
  • Reading Food Labels
  • Tips for Dining Out
  • What About Alcohol?
In our last module, we will look at different recipes and cooking styles that follow a nutritious diet. Many times we think following a diet means the food is not appetizing or sweet. However, we will look at healthy, tasty meals that will encourage and help you maintain a healthy weight.
  • Breakfast Fare
  • Soups, Meat, and Poultry
  • Casseroles and Stews
  • Salads, Dressings and Sauces
  • Breads and Muffins

Technical Requirements

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.

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