§ Assesses, projects, and plans for patient needs.
§ Maintains current knowledge of diabetes medications, monitoring equipment and insulin pumps.
§ Provides education to patients, their families, appropriate support systems about diabetes self-management and/or other nutrition needs.
§ Acts as resource for other nurses and health care professionals around diabetes care.
§ Advocates on behalf of patients with diabetes within the team, program, organization and community.
§ Provides education and serves as a resource to the community in a professional manner including classes, health fairs, screenings, support groups, and other community events, which may be scheduled on weekends and/or evenings.