Competency Assessment � Critical Thinking Domain
Competency � Teaching Diabetes Survival Skills
Method of Verification � Case Study
Mr. Kealoha is a 76 year old male, admitted to the ward for cellulitis of the right lower extremity.� On this admission, he was also diagnosed with Diabetes type 2.
- How will you explain to him about what diabetes is?
- Mr. Kealoha will be monitoring his blood sugar.� What are some general principles you can teach Mr. Kealoha about self-monitoring his blood glucose (SMBG)?
- Mr. Kealoha will be discharged tomorrow on Glipizide XL 5 mg daily and Metformin 500 mg BID.� What kind of discharge instructions will you give him with specific regards to his medications?
- What will you tell Mr. Kealoha about Diabetes Education classes?