Physical Therapy for Children With Type 1 Diabetes

Author / Instructor: J. David Taylor PT, Ph.D., CSCS
Profession: Physical Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists
Jurisdiction: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands (U.S.), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Course Number: 1523
CEU Hours: 2
Course Method: Online
Provider: Educata
Amount: $60
Active: Yes

Physical Therapy for Children With Type 1 Diabetes: Examination and TreatmentThis course focuses on children with type 1 diabetes, defining the disease and discussing physical therapy treatment options and outcome measures for such children.

Goals & Objectives:

Following your active participation in this course, you will be able to:

  1. Define type 1 diabetes.
  2. Understand the incidence rate of type 1 diabetes.
  3. Describe the etiology of type 1 diabetes and list associated risk factors.
  4. Recognize clinical manifestations and complications of type 1 diabetes.
  5. Identify type 1 diabetes signs and symptoms.
  6. List type 1 diabetes diagnostic criteria and understand the type 1 diabetes classification system.
  7. Collect relevant medical history information in children with type 1 diabetes.
  8. Understand medical treatment and medical nutrition therapy options for type 1 diabetes.
  9. Evaluate common type 1 diabetes laboratory blood values.
  10. Evaluate types and doses of insulin.
  11. Perform a physical examination specifically for children with type 1 diabetes.
  12. Understand physical therapy treatment options and outcome measures for children with type 1 diabetes, including child and parent education on blood glucose response to physical activity.


Continuing education credits

This course is acceptable for credit in most states for PTs and PTAs.


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