Course Objectives Methods Used to Meet Course Objectives Methods of Evaluation
1. Establish a foundation of the etiology of diabetes, different types of diabetes and diagnosis of diabetes that is theoretically and evidenced based. Using all the components of the criteria for Bb postings, which include the nutritious, diabetes modification and acute/chronic complications papers.
Reading assigned articles and integrating them into the course assignments (Bb postings, nutritious, diabetes modification and acute/complications paper.
Reading and listening to the audio recorded PowerPoint slides.
Completion of the assigned webinars.
Completion and passing (80% or greater) of online exam.
Student feedback in the course evaluation.
Feedback provided by the faculty member on the progress of the individual and group Bb postings.
Rubric for Bb postings.
Criteria for nutrition paper.
Criteria for modification paper.
Criteria for acute/complications paper.
Passing (80% or greater) online exam.
Integration of evidence-based literature into the course assignments (e.g., Bb postings, papers).
Course evaluation.
2. Describe the acute/chronic complications of diabetes to promote optimal wellness to persons with diabetes. This objective was met through the same methods as that for objective 1. This objective was evaluated through the same methods as that for objective 1.
3. Describe the cost factors associated with diabetes. This objective was met through the same methods as that for objective 1. This objective was evaluated through the same methods as that for objective 1.
4. Describe lifestyle modifications essential to diabetes in promoting and restoring optimal wellness to persons with diabetes in different health care settings. This objective was met through the same methods as that for objective 1. This objective was evaluated through the same methods as that for objective 1.
5. Formulate effective teaching plans for the person diagnosed with diabetes. This objective was met through the same methods as that for objective 1. This objective was evaluated through the same methods as that for objective 1.
6. Relate selected research findings from socio-cultural and health literature to provide delivery of cultural specific care to people with diabetes. This objective was met through the same methods as that for objective 1. This objective was evaluated through the same methods as that for objective 1.
Abbreviation: Bb: Blackboard.
Table 1: Course objectives, methods used to meet objectives and methods of evaluation.