About Bayview | Medical Services & Departments | Other Hopkins Sites

Diabetes Management Service

Topics:

HOME PAGE

DIABETES MANAGEMENT SERVICES(DMS)

DMS MODEL

SCOPE OF SERVICES

CONSULTATIVE SERVICES

DMS INSULIN KNOWLEDGE SURVEY

DMS HISTORY

Dr. RODRIGUEZ'S RESEARCH

SCARB1 NEWS UPDATE

PUBLICATIONS

PATENTS

GIVE NOW ONLINE!

DMS NEWSLETTER 2011

CONTACT US





Scope of Services

DMS Services Staff:

    Nurse Practitioner: Donna S. Westervelt, CRNP, MS, CDE

    • Responds to requested consults from physicians with known or newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus
    • Initiates a glucose management plan for the duration of the patients' admission
    • Sees follow-up consults to make adjustments in the initial glucose management plan
    • Documents diabetes management plan in the inpatient record on a daily basis
    • Sees patients in outpatient clinic at least two mornings a week
    • Implements and oversees inpatient diabetes management protocol development
    • Works collaboratively with inpatient endocrine attending, fellow, case managers, diabetes educators, pharmacists and visiting home health care nurses
    • Assists in the coordination of research initiatives that may result from the management service, including applications for approval by the Institutional Review Board

    Dietitian/Certified Diabetes Educator: Susan Yesavage, MA, RD, LDN, CDE

    • Conducts thorough assessment to determine knowledge deficits and improper self care behaviors
    • Provides education appropriate to patient's needs and stage of change with focus on survival skills
    • Communicates recommendations to appropriate staff
    • Serves as a resource to staff and patients
    • Provides link to outpatient services

    Clinical Data Analyst: Angela M. Green, B.A. Health Science & Policy

    • Manages, organizes and reconciles data entered into the DMS database
    • Creates monthly statistical reports
    • Analyzes outcome measures such as length of stay, readmission rates and resource utilization

    Pharmacist:

    • Consultations as needed











Send any questions or comments to WEBMASTER@HOPKINSDIABETES.ORG
Copyright © 2011 Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Avenue. Baltimore, Maryland 21224. 410.550.0100