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NTR 131 Introduction to Diabetes
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#:  None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: An introduction to diabetes, types of diabetes tools for management, complications, recommended therapies and lifestyle modifications.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe diabetes and list the various types of diabetes.
2. (Comprehension Level) Give examples of how healthy eating, physical fitness, lifestyle changes and behavior modification can effectively prevent and/or treat diabetes.
3. (Comprehension Level) Describe how the healthcare team effectively utilizes the diabetic care plan. (CSLO#2)
4. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe tools for effective diabetes management and pertinent pharmacological agents that are used for glycemic control.(CSLO#2)
5. (Knowledge Level) Name the associated complications, recommended therapies and physiological changes related to diabetes and glycemic control.
6. (Comprehension Level) Explain the psychosocial issues and coping skills that accompany the physiological changes occurring with diabetes.
7. (Comprehension Level) Describe how diabetes impacts family life and the workplace.
8. (Comprehension Level) Give examples of how the healthcare system facilitates coping and management of diabetes. (CSLO#2)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation