Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus $20.00

Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus

Complete this course to earn 1 CPD hour

Enhance your knowledge of obesity and diabetes when you study this online nursing continuing professional development course. You will gain a strong understanding of the risks and trends associated with these two chronic health complications, their contribution to morbidity and mortality, and an insight into their increasing prevalence.

The Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus nursing CPD module explores the different types of obesity, the development of obesity, its risk factors and associated health complications. From an analysis of statistical data, this online CPD course enables you to identify trends in the number of overweight and obese Australians and the extent of the issue on a global scale.

Also, this continuing professional development course explores the pathophysiology of diabetes, including:

• Clinical manifestations.
• Mechanisms.
• Associated complications.
• Relationship between the development of increased body size and metabolic syndrome, coronary artery disease and diabetes.

When you undertake the Nursepoint Obesity and Diabetes nursing CPD course, you benefit from a number of included practice questions and practice reflective tasks to help guide your continued professional development and nursing career.

Successful completion of this online learning module accumulates one hour of continuing professional development points for nurses.

Content for this Nursepoint continuing professional development nursing course is derived from “Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus” by Judy Craft and Christopher Gordon” in Understanding Pathophysiology by Craft, Gordon, Tiziani, Huether, McCance, Brashers and Rote (2011).

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