Nov
12
2018

Successful management of diabetes mellitus takes nothing less than a team effort. While technicians have always had a role in diabetes management, completion of this course will empower them to be the team's "go-to" supporter of diabetic pets and the people who care for them. 

Ready to become your team’s “go-to” expert for diabetic pets? Gain vital knowledge and boost your confidence in managing diabetes in pets with the Diabetes Educator Certificate Course on VetFolio. Not a technician but have one on your team who has a knack for managing diabetes? The Diabetes Educator Certificate Course makes a perfect gift for the holidays!

During six engaging modules, participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of diabetes in dogs and cats, including how diabetes develops, is diagnosed, and treated.
  • Learn to leverage your support staff by educating them on how to manage client questions and how to understand when a diabetic emergency is occurring.
  • Gain knowledge on home care team responsibilities and identifying and avoiding diabetic emergencies.
  • Learn the differences between feline diabetes and canine diabetes, which insulins are typically used, and how to identify and manage stress hyperglycemia.
  • Understand how to make the job of managing diabetes a little easier (and less intimidating) for both your practice and the home care team.
Designed to meet the needs of veterinary technicians, this certificate course provides four CE credits. Register now at aaha.org/diabetescourse.
 

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