Finger-stick Blood Glucose Level (Nursing)
Finger-stick Blood Glucose Level (Nursing)

Finger-stick Blood Glucose Level (Nursing)

by Samantha Rhea, MSN, RN

Obtaining a finger-stick blood glucose level is a frequent and routine nursing procedure. Though you may be able to delegate this task in some situations, becoming comfortable with this procedure is crucial for when you need to check a patient’s glucose in emergency situations.

It’s also important to know how to obtain a blood glucose level via a finger stick by a clean and accurate method, as some methods can lead to inaccurate results and inappropriate treatments.

In this course you’ll learn what equipment is needed, the correct method for carrying out the finger-stick procedure, and important considerations for before and after the procedure.

Course Details

  • Videos 3
  • Duration 0:16 h
  • Quiz questions 8
  • Concept Pages 0


Your Educators of course Finger-stick Blood Glucose Level (Nursing)

 Samantha Rhea, MSN, RN

Samantha Rhea, MSN, RN

Samantha Rhea, MSN, RN, is a Nursing Educator with extensive experience in the higher education industry and acute care facilities, and currently works as a Nursing Instructor at Rogers State University.
She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Nursing Science from Northeastern State University and her Master's degree in Nursing Education from the University of Oklahoma.
Since 2012, she has been teaching nursing students at various universities across the US, while also maintaining clinical practice as a registered nurse.
Within Lecturio, Samantha Rhea teaches courses on the Fundamentals of Nursing.

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