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Table 1 NEAT key elements

From: The Nurse Education and Transition (NEAT) model: educating the hospitalized patient with diabetes

• Brief video vignettes focused on diabetes self-management “survival skills”
o Nutrition
o Medication taking
o Insulin injections
o Blood glucose monitoring
o Hypoglycemia
• Patient knowledge assessment
• Nurse “cheat” sheet to aid in patient knowledge acquisition
• Survival skills take home sheet
• Diabetes education resource list to aid in scheduling outpatient visits prior to discharge
• Uniform documentation guidance in electronic medical record