Diabetes Management in the School & Childcare Setting

Colorado Springs, CO US
October 21, 2022

This educational session will provide updates on how to effectively care for children with type one diabetes in the school or childcare setting. We will discuss utilizing a multidisciplinary care plan, common dietary concerns, and the impact of type one diabetes on mental health. Participants will also have exposure to common diabetic devices such as CGMs, insulin pumps and rescue medication trainers. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to care for this population more effectively in their unique setting.

Brochure PDF icon Diabetes in School 10.21.2022.pdf

Target Audience

The target audience for this course is Registered Nurses, school health aides, diabetes resource nurses, and others working with kids with diabetes.

Learner Outcome

After attending this event, participants will report increased knowledge and confidence related to caring for children with diabetes in the school/childcare setting. Participants will successfully demonstrate insulin dosage calculations and operation of diabetes devices seen in the school/childcare setting.

Additional Information

Course Contact: 
For any questions or concerns, please contact Jennifer Whitmarsh at Jennifer.Whitmarsh@childrenscolorado.org
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 Attendance
  • 3.00 NCPD
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/21/2022 - 12:30pm MDT
Event ends: 
10/21/2022 - 4:00pm MDT
Penrose House Conference Center Milton Proby Room
1661 Mesa Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
United States

Faculty & Staff

Anna Farrell, LPC
School Counselor
Academy School District 20

Jenny Guivens, MS, RD, CDCES
Children’s Hospital Colorado Pediatric Diabetes Center

Rebecca Ohman-Hanson, MD
Instructor of Pediatrics, Department of Endocrinology
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital Colorado

Andrea Houk, RN, CDCES
Diabetes Care Services, LLC

Jennifer Berg-Ramsey, MS, BSN, RN, MCSN
School Registered Nurse Consultant
Greely School District

Tammy Swigert, RN, CDCES
Children’s Hospital Colorado Pediatric Diabetes Center

Emily Wardell, FNP-BC
Children’s Hospital Colorado Pediatric Diabetes Center

Jennifer Whitmarsh, RN
Children’s Hospital Colorado Pediatric Diabetes Center

Jenny Guivens, planner and presenter for this educational activity, is an independent contractor for Insulet. 
Andrea Houk, presenter for this educational activity, is a certified pump trainer for Medtronic Diabetes and Tandem Diabetes. 
All other planners, faculty, and others in control of content have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. 
The relevant financial relationships listed have been mitigated. 

Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD):
Children’s Hospital Colorado is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational offering for 3.0 nursing contact hours is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Claim only those hours you attend. For nurses, attendance, sign-in, and submission of an evaluation after session are required for successful completion and receipt of certificate of attendance.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 Attendance
  • 3.00 NCPD


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