This learning module has been accredited by the Royal College of Nursing and was last updated in 2016.
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Duration: 01:00:00 Type: How to modules Level: Students, Qualified Nurses
Trisha Dunning, Chair in nursing and director, Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research (QPS), Barwon Health Partnership, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Read this module and update your knowledge and skills on how monitor blood glucose.
Capillary blood glucose monitoring is an essential component of diabetes care. Blood glucose tests provide important information about how the body is controlling blood glucose metabolism, and the effect of glucose-lowering medicines, illness and stress.