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HTRSD is a provider of continuing education training focused on human trafficking and other social disparities for health care providers, as well as courses that address nurses' health and well-being and under-served topics in advanced critical care.

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All states (with the exception of Hawaii) recognize our courses for accredited continuing nursing education, CNE, contact hours.
This course is accredited by the following boards:
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15467.
Provider approved by the Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia , South Carolina, West Virginia and New Mexico through CE Broker, CE Provider #: 50-13256.
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Pregnancy and Diabetes

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Pregnancy and Diabetes
Women can face several health challenges throughout pregnancy include dealing with a concurrent diagnosis of diabetes. Prior to becoming pregnant many women have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, while others are first diagnosed with diabetes when their pregnancy is confirmed. Diabetes is one of the most frequently occurring medical complications during pregnancy occurring in 3.3% of all live births.


Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the four subsets of diabetes
  • Explain the risk factors associated with diabetes during pregnancy
  • Demonstrate an understanding of pharmacologic management of diabetes during pregnancy
  • Discuss the best practices for nursing care of patients with diabetes


Chapter 1 - Introduction

Type 1 Diabetes
Concerns Associated with T1D in Pregnancy
Type 2 Diabetes
Concerns Associated with T2D in Pregnancy
Pregnancy and Type 2 Diabetes
Pregnancy and Pre-Existing Diabetes
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Chapter 2 - Risk Factors Associated with Diabetes during Pregnancy

Depression Related to Diabetes During Pregnancy
Diagnosing Diabetes During Pregnancy
Medical Nutritional Therapy

Chapter 3 - Pharmacologic Management of Diabetes during Pregnancy

Insulin Administration
Glucose Checks
Follow-Up Visits
Evaluation During Pregnancy
Preeclampsia and Aspirin Use
Nursing Care of the Pregnant Patient with Diabetes
Time of Delivery

Chapter 4 - Conclusion

Case Scenario
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