When determining the teaching needs of a child with diabetes and the child’s family, which factors
should be given consideration? Select all that apply.
____ Children must have a cognitive understanding of the skills before the skills are taught by the
____ Motor skill proficiency precedes cognitive awareness of related information.
____ The nurse will need to assess fine motor development before teaching the child related skills
such as insulin administration and blood glucose monitoring.
____ The parents may be performing some of the care skills until the child is fully capable.