August 19, 2017

#11461 Unlicensed Diabetes Care Aides

Per The Care Act of 2011, schools are required to provide Unlicensed Diabetes Care Aides at the request of parents for children with diabetes. The Care Aides must be trained by a physician or CDE(Certified Diabetes Educator).  UnityPoint Trinity will conduct this training. Participants will be provided with the following information:

1. Signs and Symptoms of Hypo- and Hyperglycemia

2. Diabetes Medical Management Plan

3. Blood Glucose monitoring

4. Counting Carbohydrates

5. Calculating Insulin

6. Giving Insulin

7. Giving Glucagon

8. Record Keeping

It is best to have more than one person trained in the event that person is absent from work and there is not a full time school nurse. This person is a volunteer. No employee can be required to perform this duty per The Care Act.

Date:  September 28, 2017
Time:  1:00 – 4:00 PM
Location:  ROE Moline
Presenter:  UnityPoint
Cost:  FREE!
Registration Deadline:  9/21/2017