Pediatric Diabetes School Program - On Demand

Pediatric Diabetes School Program - On Demand Register Now

Registration Details

Cost: $45.00

Available tickets: 600

Actual number of available places may be less than displayed due to other registrations in progress.

Where:
On Demand Class - Hosted by OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois
530 NE Glen Oak Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603

Address questions about this event to
Pediatric Diabetes Resource Center at (309) 624-2480.

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January 1, 2050

Course Available Upon Registration
Peoria, IL 61603

The Pediatric Diabetes Resource Center is part of the Children's Hospital of Illinois and consists of a team including pediatric endocrinologists, advanced practice nurses, nurses, dieticians, and clinical social workers.

In accordance with the Illinois Care of Students with Diabetes Act, effective 2010, we provide training for staff to be delegated care aides through this Diabetes Education Program. Delegated care aides are school employees who agree to receive training in diabetes care and to assist students in implementing their diabetes care plan.

PLEASE NOTE: This virtual course will begin immediately after registration is complete. If you need to leave this course and resume later, you will need to bookmark the link to this page.

Available Programs

  1. Virtual training: Available on demand through video online. To register for virtual training, please click the green Register Now button on this page.
  2. In-person training: Available first Thursday of each month 1-4 p.m. at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. To learn more about in-person training options, click here.
    In-person training provides extra opportunities for staff to practice hands-on skills, such as checking blood sugar, giving an injection, and seeing diabetes technology.

We ask that staff sign up for whichever training is more suitable for their needs.

In-person training will consist of small groups, requiring masks and social distancing.

Accreditation

Effective December 8, 2022, OSF HealthCare System is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (P-0807).

  • 3.0 contact hours will be awarded for those who participate and attend the entire in-person event, sign the roster, complete an evaluation, and successfully return demonstrate skills.  
  • 2.6 contact hours will be awarded for those who attend the entire online session, and complete an evaluation 
  • Enduring content expires on 12/29/24

Jennifer Newton is an independent consultant for Tandem Diabetics. This relevant financial relationship has been mitigated.

No relevant financial relationships were identified for any other individuals with the ability to control content of the activity.

Cost

The cost for this training is $35.

Additional Details

Per the law, delegated care aides shall receive initial training with a licensed health care provider with expertise in diabetes. The training shall be individualized by the student's parent/guardian.

This training will cover the basics of diabetes including monitoring blood sugars, counting carbohydrates, calculating doses, insulin delivery, hypoglycemia management, hyperglycemia and ketone management, diabetes paperwork and psychosocial emotional aspects, insulin pumps, sensors, and activity.