Professional Development Programs at Camp Nejeda

Type 1 diabetes in children

Continuing education course for nurses


Activity type: Knowledge-based

Price: $90; school purchase orders accepted


Upcoming dates and locations:

Children's Specialized Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ - Saturday October 26, 2019

Camp Nejeda (Stillwater, NJ) - Friday April 17th, 2020

Camp Nejeda (Stillwater, NJ) - Saturday April 18th, 2020

Weisman Children’s Hospital (Marlton, NJ) - Saturday May 2nd, 2020


course Schedule: 
Seminar hours are 9am - 3pm

  • 9:00-9:15 Networking

  • 9:15-9:30 Welcoming Remarks and Introduction to Seminar

  • 9:30-11:30 Seminar Speaker

  • 11:30-12:00 Lunch

  • 12:00-2:30 Seminar Speaker

  • 2:30-3:00 Closing Remarks and Program Evaluation

Activity Description: The Camp Nejeda Foundation is pleased to offer Type 1 Diabetes in Children; an educational seminar for RNs, CDEs, Pharmacists, and Dietitians. The seminar reviews the basics of type 1 diabetes in children and provides an update on more recent developments in diabetes-related technology, including the following objectives:

1.       Explain the clinical diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes

2.       Demonstrate the proper use of basal/bolus insulin, blood glucose monitoring, and carbohydrate counting

3.       Discuss the proper use of insulin pumps and CGMs

4.       Explain proper management of children with diabetes during exercise and on sick days

5.       Explain the significance and proper treatment of ketones

6.       Recognize and demonstrate appropriate prevention and treatment of hypoglycemia

7.       Recognize and demonstrate appropriate prevention and treatment of hyperglycemia

8. Propose school nurse’s role in the management of a child with T1D in the school.



Learning Outcome: Increase the knowledge and understanding of the management and treatment of Type 1 diabetes in nurses working with children.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the American Association of Diabetes Educators, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This program, 2019-060, is awarded 4.5 contact hours.

The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program provides 4.5 contact hours (0.45 CEU’s) of continuing education credit.

ACPE Universal Activity Number: 0069-0000-19-306-L01-P


Criteria for Awarding Contact Hours: For successful completion, participants are required to be in attendance for the full activity, receive a minimum score of 80% on a post-test, and complete and submit the program evaluation at the conclusion of the educational event.


Seminar Speakers:

Brianna Hanekom, BSN, CDE, Cooper Pediatric Endocrinology

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

*No conflict of interest to report for the listed Seminar Speakers.

For more information about the program, please call or email Victoria Benyo from the Camp Nejeda Foundation at 973-383-2611 x 224 or