Lesson Plan : Diabetes and How to Monitor

Teacher Name:
 Wanda Krantz, RN BSN PCC
Grade:
 Grade 9-10
Subject:
 PE and Health

Topic:
 Monitoring Blood Glucose Levels
Content:
 What is Diabetes Mellitus? What are complications involved? What glucose monitoring is and how it is performed. Diabetes Mellitus, glucometer, lancets, neuropathy, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia
Goals:
 Upon completion of lesson, students will be have a clear understanding of diabetes mellitus, complications involved, and how to correctly monitor blood glucose levels using a glucometer.
Materials:
 Power Point presentation, hand-outs, glucometers including lancets and test strips, alcohol pads, 2x2 gauze, pencils.
Introduction:
 For the purpose of this lesson, the teacher will provide education on diabetes mellitus based on Adult Learning Theory and Information Processing. 0900-0930: Power Point presentation describing Diabetes Mellitus and complications of Diabetes Mellitus will be presented. 0930-1000: Class discussion and questions on information gathered from Power Point presentation 1000-1010: Bathroom break 1015-1045: Introduction to the glucometer. Students will become acquainted with the glucometer while watching a Power Point presentation describing the machine and different parts and functions of the machine. 1050-1130: Time to test your glucose level. Each student will demonstrate proper technique when checking blood sugar with his or her glucometer.
Development:
 0900-0930: Power Point presentation describing Diabetes Mellitus and complications of Diabetes Mellitus will be presented. 0930-1000: Class discussion and questions on information gathered from Power Point presentation 1000-1010: Bathroom break
Practice:
 1015-1045: Introduction to the glucometer. Students will become acquainted with the glucometer while watching a Power Point presentation describing the machine and different parts and functions of the machine.
Checking For Understanding:
 1100-1115: Students will be checked off on proper use of glucometer. 1115-1130: Students will take a written quiz on Understandidng Diabetes and Its complications.

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