Managing Diabetes in the Athletic Population (DiabAth)

Athletic Trainers


Description

APPROVED FOR 1.0 CATEGORY A CEUs. Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. The food we eat is turned into glucose, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help glucose get into the cells of the body.

This course will:

• Define diabetes
• Identify type 1 and type 2 diabetes
• Identify the signs and symptoms and describe how to treat a diabetic emergency
• Identify the importance of developing a written diabetic care plan for a diabetic athlete
• Explain the importance of educating the athlete about their specific diabetic condition

CEU Hours: 1.0 Category A

Sport Safety International is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum 1.0 hours of Category A continuing education. Certified Athletic Trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the continuing education activity.

BOC Approved Provider #: P8228

Content
  • Managing Diabetes in the Athletic Population
  • Post-Course Assessment and Evaluation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 1 year