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Protocols for RN-Managed Chronic Disease in Ambulatory Care: Diabetes

0.5 credits


Full course description

CAPACITY offers free, self-paced courses designed to help RNs strengthen knowledge and skills to practice to the full scope of license in community-based primary care settings.

In this module the learner will gain a general overview of how to create an RN protocol for chronic disease management with specific topic examples related to Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM). Please note that the information about T2DM is only a general example of a protocol. It is not intended to provide a complete protocol for this condition. 


  • The learner will understand the general principles of RN protocols
  • The learner will describe the considerations and requirements for setting up a protocol.
  • Using an example of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), the learner will understand the content to be included in an RN protocol.


Learner Disclosures:

  • Accreditation Status: Emory Nursing Professional Development Center (ENPDC) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.
  • Financial Relationships: ENPDC has evaluated everyone who has the ability to control content of this activity (planning committee members, subject matter experts, presenters) and found that no relevant financial relationships exist.
  • Awarding Contact Hours: To obtain contact hours participants must
    • Review the entire activity
    • Complete the evaluation at the end
    • Certificates will be distributed at the end of the evaluation.
  • Enduring Materials Dates:
    • Start Date: 06/30/2022
    • Expiration Date: 06/29/2025

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