School nurses are reporting a new trend among their diabetic students, called “sugar surfing”. Dr. Sumlin will go through the basics of this new method of very flexible blood sugar management, and help school nurses understand the benefits and advantages of sugar surfing vs. conventional insulin therapies.
- School Nurse
- Registered Nurses
Requirements for CE Credit
|Requirements for Successful Completion:
The school nurse should self-report knowledge gain in understanding the benefits and disadvantages of sugar surfing vs. conventional insulin therapies.
To receive contact hours for this continuing education activity, the participant must attend the entire activity and complete and submit the evaluation form.
Once successful completion has been verified, a “Certificate of Successful Completion” will be awarded for .75 contact hours.
Conflicts of Interest:
The activity’s Nurse Planner has determined that no one who has the ability to control the content of this CNE activity – planning committee members and presenters/authors/content reviewers – has a conflict of interest.
University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Brief Bio : Dr. Sumlin completed her PhD in nursing at The University of Texas at Austin (UT at Austin). She received both a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Health/National Institute of Nursing Research (NIH/NINR) as well as a Minority Supplement Research grant. She used qualitative research methods, from a Symbolic Interactionism perspective, to increase the understanding of cultural food practices of African-American women with type 2 diabetes. She is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing at UT School of Nursing at Austin.
Release Date: Apr 1, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Apr 1, 2022