Professional Development Programs at Camp Nejeda

managing diabetes in children

Continuing education course for nurses
 

2017 course Schedule: 
Seminar hours are 9am - 3pm

Camp Nejeda, Stillwater, NJ
Friday, April 7
Saturday, April 8
* an additional session will follow this seminar for nurses interested in working as a camp nurse at Camp Nejeda in summer of 2017 and will include an orientation to camp policies, procedures for insulin administration, introduction to documentation process, and hands-on practice with four types of insulin pumps and a variety of pump sites. This presentation is mandatory for all nurses who will be working at camp for the first time. 

Ripa Center, Voorhees, NJ
Saturday, May 6

Children's Specialized Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ
Saturday, September 30

The Camp Nejeda Foundation is pleased to offer Managing Diabetes in Children educational seminar for nurses. The seminar qualifies for 4.5 Continuing Education Units and includes the following objectives:

  • Understand pathology of type 1 diabetes
  • Learn about various types of insulin
  • Discuss various methods of insulin administration
  • Learn methods to detect, treat and prevent Ketones
  • Discuss glucose pattern management
  • Understand the effects of exercise and prevention of hypoglycemia
  • Learn to utilize the functions and features of insulin pumps
  • Discuss Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems

Seminar Speakers:

Brianna Marshall, BSN, CDE, Cooper Pediatric Endocrinology

Michelle Laranko, RN, CDE, CPN, Cooper Diabetes Education Center

This program is accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and approved by the American Nurse Credentialling Center's Commission on Accreditation for 4.5 Nurse Contact Hours.

For more information about the program, please call or email Victoria Benyo at           973-383-2611 x 224 or victoria.benyo@campnejeda.org