Nursing CPD Institute

Diabetes Risk Screening in the Older Person

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 19 May 2021
This Webinar will discuss risk assessments for older persons living in the community and those on admission to residential aged care or already living in residential aged care to prevent chronic conditions and adverse health events.

“Gain an understanding of diabetes risk assessment tools available for older persons”

Course Content

Diabetes risk screening in the older person not previously diagnosed with diabetes can not only reduce the risk of developing chronic conditions but can also reduce risk of falls, infections, delirium and pain. 

This Webinar will discuss risk assessments for older persons living in the community and those on admission to residential aged care or already living in residential aged care to prevent chronic conditions and adverse health events.

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of diabetes risk assessment tools available for older persons
  • Gain an understanding of the benefits of diabetes risk assessments to reduce the risk of falls, delirium, infection and pain
  • Identify when there is a need for medical interventions and further evaluation
  • Understand the need for ongoing monitoring and re-evaluation

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