This program will be LIVE, and will NOT be posted online afterward.

This full-day program is designed by the pediatric staff at the Joslin Diabetes Center. The program provides school nurses with a greater understanding of the management of school-age children and adolescents wearing insulin pumps.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe pump therapy as a method of insulin delivery
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of insulin pump therapy
  • Describe the use of insulin pump therapy in the school setting
  • Explain the calculation of insulin doses
  • Discuss common issues with pump therapy that arise in the school setting
  • Identify new glucose monitoring technology
  • List the characteristics associated with successful pump therapy in pediatric patients

Date & Time

School nurse consoles, holds hand child patient.