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Insulin Pump Education for School Nurses

The Insulin Pump Education Program for School Nurses is a full day program designed by the pediatric staff at the Joslin Diabetes Center under the direction of Lori Laffel, M.D., M.P.H., Joslin's Chief of the Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Section. The program will provide school nurses with a greater understanding of the management of school-age children and adolescents wearing insulin pumps. 

Learning Objectives:

  • To identify reasons for pump therapy
  • To discuss factors that predict successful pump therapy
  • To better understand which pediatric patients are the best candidates for pump therapy
  • To review the calculation of insulin doses
  • To review the different pumps on the market and receive hands-on instruction with each pump

Contact Hours -
This activity has been submitted to the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc. for approval to award contact hours. The Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc. is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Click here to download the registration form/brochure (pdf). -- To Be Updated

All attendees will go to the following four breakout sessions:

Pump Basics

Objective: Define common terminology of insulin pump therapy. Identify the name of insulin pump parts and accessories.

Does Insulin Pump Therapy Improve Clinical Outcomes?

Objective: Identify potential clinical outcomes in insulin pump therapy.

Advanced Insulin Pump Strategies

Objecive: Identify advanced pump features used to improve glycemic control.

Managing Exercise on an Insulin Pump

Objecive: Describe the management of physical activity with insulin pump therapy.

Next Pump Program

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

8:15am-4:30pm

Joslin Diabetes Center
One Joslin Place
Boston, MA 02215

 

 

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact

Stella Lu at
617-309-4530

or at

stella.lu@joslin.harvard.edu

If you would like to sign up to receive information about future programs for school nurses, click here.

Page last updated: August 01, 2014