10A NCAC 13G .0505 TRAINING ON CARE OF DIABETIC RESIDENTS
A family care home shall assure that training on the care of residents with diabetes is provided to unlicensed staff prior to the administration of insulin as follows:
(1) Training shall be provided by a registered nurse, registered pharmacist or prescribing practitioner.
(2) Training shall include at least the following:
(a) basic facts about diabetes and care involved in the management of diabetes;
(b) insulin action;
(c) insulin storage;
(d) mixing, measuring and injection techniques for insulin administration;
(e) treatment and prevention of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia, including signs and symptoms;
(f) blood glucose monitoring; universal precautions; appropriate administration times; and
(g) sliding scale insulin administration.
History Note: Authority G.S. 131D-2.16; 131D-4.5; 143B-165;
Temporary Adoption Eff. September 1, 2003;
Eff. June 1, 2004.