Graduate certificate in Diabetes Management and Education
Write an essay on care for people with diabetes type1 and type2 who are frail and elderly or in the palliative care stages of life. Include evidence based practice recommendation and rational for care. Discuss how the values of the client based on cultural and religious beliefs can influence the decisions made for end of life care in general.Examine how current practice for end of life care in relation to DIABETES TREATMENT MAY BE INFLUENCED for example the knowledge of health care providers and health professionals in relation to palliative care and insulin. Does the residents home have any influence on decision for end of life care? (In this case an aged care facility) how will this differ from hospital or clients own home in relation to medication management. Discuss and reference current literature and/or guild lines.
Usefully references and information.
International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Global guideline. Managing older peop with type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes UK. Good clinical practice guidlibes for care home residents with diabetes.
Diabetes UK End of life diabetes care.
AREA guidelines for managing diabetes at the end of life
Www.care search. Com.au usefull info
Artice journal of pain and symptom management. Karen Quinn. Diabetes Management in patients receiving palliative care. 2006
The role of palliative care at the end of life. The ochsner journal.
Nursing practice. 2011 Theresa Smyth, Dion Smyth. Considering palliative and end of life care for people with diabetes.
Please reference the number of people with diabetes, the growing number of elderly people with diabetes. The Co morbiditys of diabetes. Medication induced diabetes. How Hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia symptoms could be miss interpretation.