DMGT010 - Overview of Diabetes
This course provides an overview of the disease, providing definitions of diabetes and pre-diabetes, prevention tips and statistics related to one of the most under-diagnosed and deadly of diseases.
Each year, more than 650,000 Americans are diagnosed with diabetes. This course provides an overview of the disease, providing definitions of diabetes and pre-diabetes, prevention tips and statistics related to one of the most under-diagnosed and deadly of diseases. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.
- Define the types of diabetes;
- Explain methods to treat the types of diabetes;
- Define pre-diabetes;
- Explain steps to take to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes;
- Describe the possible complications of diabetes and explain steps to take to prevent those complications;
- Describe the prevalence of diabetes within the United States.
Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); 0.75 Scientific (S) PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) will be granted to those certified in the disciplines of: Orthotists, Orthotic Assistants, Orthotic Technicians, Orthotic Fitters, Prosthetists, Prosthetic Assistants, Prosthetic Technicians, Mastectomy Fitters, Pedorthists and Therapeutic Shoe Fitters; 1.0 Category I CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS will accept the credit on any course that is AT-related. For questions concerning if a specific course is approved, please contact RESNA and NRTTS directly.