School Resources


The Pediatric Diabetes Resource Center is part of the Children's Hospital of Illinois. 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.

Available Programs

  • In-person training: Available first Wednesday (effective January 2024) of each month 12:30p.m.- 4 p.m. at OSF Saint Francis Hospital in Peoria Illinois. 
  • Virtual Training: Available monthly on demand through video online.

 In-person training provides extra opportunities for staff to practice hands-on skills.


The cost for this training is $45 per person.


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Additional Details

Per the law, delegated care aides shall receive initial training with a licensed healthcare 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.
Any Questions call (309) 624 2480 or email

Accreditation (CEUs available upon request)

Effective 12/08/22, OSF HealthCare 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