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Technology Tips, Tricks and Troubles: What to expect with additional diabetes devices at school

Release Date: 08/26/2020
Expiration Date: 08/26/2023
Originally presented as a webinar on May 20, 2020.

Cost: $20.00/Free for NASN members!

Upon successful completion of this offering,
participants will receive 1.5 CNE contact hours.

Program Overview
This course will focus on the technologies to manage diabetes, legal considerations and expectations in the school setting related to technology and the role of the school nurse, and how to access resources as new technologies are introduced. Presenters will describe the various technologies to manage diabetes care in a school setting, including blood glucose monitors, continuous glucose monitors, insulin delivery devices, software and applications. The role and responsibilities of the school nurse including legal considerations for technology-based diabetes care will be woven into the presentation. Finally, presenters will summarize resources available to assist school nurses with diabetes technology and become familiar with

Learning Outcomes
As a result of participating in this educational activity, learners will be able to:
  • Describe technology used to manage diabetes at school: blood glucose meters, continuous glucose monitors, insulin delivery devices, software/Apps.
  • Summarize the role and responsibility of the school nurse including legal considerations in the implementation of technology.
  • Implement strategies to access technology resources for diabetes management including

Intended Audience

This continuing education program is a knowledge-based activity developed to meet the educational needs of registered nurses who are interested in child and adolescent health.

Leslie Kolb, RN, BSN, MBA
Chief Science and Practice Officer
Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES)

Carrie Lee, ND, RN, NCSN
Health Services Coordinator / Diabetes Resource Nurse
Boulder Valley School District

Faculty and Program Planner Disclosures
NASN must ensure that all educational session content is free of commercial bias and influence. The intent of this disclosure is to provide learners with information on which they can make their own judgments.

The nurse planner, faculty and reviewers disclose the absence of personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this educational activity within the past 12 months.

Accreditation Statement
National Association of School Nurses is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by NASN or ANCC of any commercial products discussed in this learning activity.

Commercial Support or Grant Funding
This program did not receive commercial support or grant funding.

Instructions to Complete This CNE Activity
To receive a Certificate of Completion for this course, follow the steps below, and complete and view the full content of the program including the course evaluation.

NASN will conduct an outcome assessment of a sample of participants at a later date. Please be advised that, if you complete this course, you may be asked to participate in this outcome assessment.

Step 1: Enroll in the course through the e-commerce system. Select the Purchase button. You will be directed to the e-commerce system. The item should already be in your shopping cart (look for the shopping cart icon at the top of the e-commerce web page). The cost for this course will be waived for NASN members during the checkout process.

Step 2: Complete and view the full content of the program. Content items are indexed at the bottom of this screen. After you enroll, you will return to this screen. The first content item will be “unlocked” so that you can begin completing the course. Subsequent items will “unlock” as you complete previous items.

Step 3: Print the certificate.