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Type II Diabetes: Safe Medication Administration

Participants learn to identify abnormal blood glucose signs, conduct physical assessments, and implement appropriate nursing interventions with safe medication administration.

Eloise Jennings is a 62-year-old female who presented to the emergency department 3 days ago with dyspnea, myalgia, and a fever of 101.8 F (38.8 C).

Learning Objectives

1. Identify the signs and symptoms associated with abnormal blood glucose levels 2. Perform a focused physical assessment of a patient with type 2 diabetes 3. Implement appropriate nursing interventions for a patient with an abnormal blood glucose level 4. Demonstrate safety in the administration of medications within the nursing practice 5. Communicate the patient's condition to the provider using the SBAR format

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