School Nurse Pump Education Program
The School Nurse Pump Education Program is a full day program designed by the pediatric staff at the Joslin Diabetes Center under the direction of Lori Laffel, M.D., M.P.H., Joslin's Chief of the Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Section. The program will provide school nurses with a greater understanding of the management of school-age children and adolescents wearing insulin pumps.
• Describe pump therapy as a method of insulin delivery
• Identify advantages and disadvantages of insulin pump therapy
• Describe the use of insulin pump therapy in the school setting
• Explain the calculation of insulin doses
• Discuss common issues with pump therapy that arise in the school setting
• Identify new glucose monitoring technology
• List the characteristics associated with successful pump therapy in pediatric patients
Contact Hours -
This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the American Nurses Association Massachusetts (ANA MASS), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation to award 6.25 contact hours.
No partial credit will be awarded.
In order to receive contact hours, attendees must sign in and stay for the entire program.
All attendees will go to the following four breakout sessions:
Objective: Define common terminology of insulin pump therapy. Identify the name of insulin pump parts and accessories.
Does Insulin Pump Therapy Improve Clinical Outcomes?
Objective: Identify potential clinical outcomes in insulin pump therapy.
Advanced Insulin Pump Strategies
Objective: Identify advanced pump features used to improve glycemic control.
Managing Exercise on an Insulin Pump
Objective: Describe the management of physical activity with insulin pump therapy.
Page last updated: February 21, 2019