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Clinical Nurse Consultation: Documenting Diabetes Education, The




  • Focuses on the six main areas relevant to DEs
  • Includes a sample diabetes education checklist
  • Explains how to educate patients with problem behaviours and to use documentation effectively to ensure that they have understood their health condition
  • Provides advice on documenting telephone conversations and includes a simulated telephone consultation form

Documentation by DEs must meet the requirements of good documentation specified by nursing bodies and the law. This chapter explains these requirements and addresses specific issues relevant to the practice of diabetes education.


Contents include

  • Diabetes Education And Documentation
  • Professional Practice Documents
  • Documenting Patient Education
    • Teaching Patients With Difficult Behaviours
    • Documenting Telephone Consultations
    • Documentation Given To Patients
  • Use Of Standard Protocols
  • Modern Technology And Documentation
    • Utilisation Of Patient Documentation
  • Research Papers And Practice Audits
  • Documenting The Services Provided By The De
    • Documentation 'Bugbears' (Using The Documentation Of Other Professionals)
  • In Summary
  • References
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Author / Editor Biographies

Diabetes, PhD MEd GradDipEd (Health) RN
Professor Trisha Dunning, OAM, PhD, is the inaugural Chair in Nursing (Barwon Health) and Director of the Centre for Nursing and Allied Health Research Deakin University, positions she has held since 2007. She has an international reputation in diabetes research and clinical practice, and is a member of many diabetes, medicine, complementary therapy and nursing committees. Trisha is a Vice President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), and Chair of the IDF Consultative Section on Diabetes Education. She is also a member of the Board of Diabetes Australia-Victoria. Trisha was made a ...

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