Diabetes

Diabetes Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Emergency Physicians, Pediatricians, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 19 (DI19) Topics Include:   Identify Patients at High Risk for Sleep Apnea, Benefits of Continuous Glucose Monitors, Glycemic Goals, Personalized Therapies in the Management of Diabetes, Quality of Life, and more. 

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Full Course:
DI19
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
DI19A, DI19B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Highlights of the ADA Scientific Sessions 2018, Part 2 Present and Future Technology / Cybersecurity / Diabetes DIY

Assist patients with diabetes in selecting tools that can improve disease management and quality of life; Monitor the impact of lifestyle changes on blood glucose levels to sustain patients' motivation for improved health behaviors; Implement practices to enhance cybersecurity of network-connected devices for the management of diabetes; Direct patients toward resources that provide information on constructing a hybrid closed-loop system for insulin delivery.

Sleep Apnea and the Metabolic Syndrome / Diabetes and the Elderly / Proper Use of Oral Agents

Describe the relationships between sleep and obesity, diabetes, and mortality; Identify patients at high risk for sleep apnea; Develop management strategies for elderly patients with diabetes based on comorbidities, geriatric syndromes, and frailty; Summarize the benefits and drawbacks of common diabetes medications

Insights from Diabetes Day and "Turning the Tide"

Customize insulin regimens to achieve optimal glycemic control; Individualize glycemic goals based on patient characteristics and clinical status; Devise appropriate treatment strategies for patients with diabetes and comorbid cardiovascular disease; Counsel patients about the cardiovascular effects of various antidiabetic medications.

The Diabetes Prevention Programs from the CDC and Medicare

Compare and contrast the eligibility requirements, delivery modes, and staffing requirements for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Medicare Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPPs); Summarize requirements for pending, preliminary, and full CDC recognition for an organization providing a DPP; Identify resources for training prospective lifestyle coaches to deliver CDC-approved curricula for a DPP; Choose appropriate incentives for participants in the Medicare DPP.

Highlights of the ADA Clinical Conference 2018, Part 1

Educate patients on the features and benefits of continuous glucose monitors; Summarize recommendations for cessation of smoking and management of blood pressure and lipid levels; Explain how diabetes can contribute to hearing loss and disruption of the vestibular system; Describe how a collaboration between a community pharmacy and local primary care providers can improve diabetes education and management in a small town.

Treating Diabetes in the Real World: Adherence and Language

Discuss the differences in adherence to diabetes therapy between patients in trials and "real-world" patients; Identify factors that reduce patients' adherence to therapy and review the effectiveness of approaches to improve adherence; Develop positive, trusting relationships with patients to improve adherence to therapy; Improve communication with patients with diabetes by choosing clear, effective, and positive language.

Highlights of the ADA Clinical Conference 2018, Part 2 Helping the Whole Body: Cognition, Nutrition, Bone Health

Adjust the treatment goals and medication regimens for patients with diabetes and cognitive impairments; Discuss nutrition and weight loss goals with patients in the primary care setting; Identify diabetes- and medication-related factors associated with increased risk for bone fractures; Diagnose and treat osteoporosis in patients with diabetes.

The Leading Edge of Diabetes Care

Educate patients with diabetes on managing their disease in times of natural disaster; Detect insulin resistance in patients with suggestive clinical features; Recommend early interventions in patients with insulin resistance to prevent the development of diabetes (ie "decompensated insulin resistance"); Discuss the possible roles of personalized therapies in the management of diabetes.

Diabetes and Quality of Life

Select optimal instruments for assessing quality of life in patients with diabetes; Help patients make therapeutic choices that are most likely to provide benefit; Determine the appropriate time to intensify treatment in patients with diabetes; Implement solutions to overcome clinical inertia in diabetes management.

Highlights of the ADA Scientific Sessions 2018, Pt 1 Ntl Diabetes Prevention Program/Peripheral Arterial Disease and Diabetes

Review the strategic goals for the continued development of the National Diabetes Prevention Program; Discuss ways of improving patient access to and provider referral for the National Diabetes Prevention Program; Identify risk factors that warrant screening for peripheral artery disease; Prescribe management strategies for peripheral artery disease that may improve walking distance.

Sleep Apnea and the Metabolic Syndrome / Diabetes and the Elderly / Proper Use of Oral Agents

Describe the relationships between sleep and obesity, diabetes, and mortality; Identify patients at high risk for sleep apnea; Develop management strategies for elderly patients with diabetes based on comorbidities, geriatric syndromes, and frailty; Summarize the benefits and drawbacks of common diabetes medications

The Diabetes Prevention Programs from the CDC and Medicare

Compare and contrast the eligibility requirements, delivery modes, and staffing requirements for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Medicare Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPPs); Summarize requirements for pending, preliminary, and full CDC recognition for an organization providing a DPP; Identify resources for training prospective lifestyle coaches to deliver CDC-approved curricula for a DPP; Choose appropriate incentives for participants in the Medicare DPP.

Highlights of the ADA Clinical Conference 2018, Part 1

Educate patients on the features and benefits of continuous glucose monitors; Summarize recommendations for cessation of smoking and management of blood pressure and lipid levels; Explain how diabetes can contribute to hearing loss and disruption of the vestibular system; Describe how a collaboration between a community pharmacy and local primary care providers can improve diabetes education and management in a small town.

Highlights of the ADA Clinical Conference 2018, Part 2 Helping the Whole Body: Cognition, Nutrition, Bone Health

Adjust the treatment goals and medication regimens for patients with diabetes and cognitive impairments; Discuss nutrition and weight loss goals with patients in the primary care setting; Identify diabetes- and medication-related factors associated with increased risk for bone fractures; Diagnose and treat osteoporosis in patients with diabetes.

Highlights of the ADA Scientific Sessions 2018, Pt 1 Ntl Diabetes Prevention Program/Peripheral Arterial Disease and Diabetes

Review the strategic goals for the continued development of the National Diabetes Prevention Program; Discuss ways of improving patient access to and provider referral for the National Diabetes Prevention Program; Identify risk factors that warrant screening for peripheral artery disease; Prescribe management strategies for peripheral artery disease that may improve walking distance.

Highlights of the ADA Scientific Sessions 2018, Part 2 Present and Future Technology / Cybersecurity / Diabetes DIY

Assist patients with diabetes in selecting tools that can improve disease management and quality of life; Monitor the impact of lifestyle changes on blood glucose levels to sustain patients' motivation for improved health behaviors; Implement practices to enhance cybersecurity of network-connected devices for the management of diabetes; Direct patients toward resources that provide information on constructing a hybrid closed-loop system for insulin delivery.

Insights from Diabetes Day and "Turning the Tide"

Customize insulin regimens to achieve optimal glycemic control; Individualize glycemic goals based on patient characteristics and clinical status; Devise appropriate treatment strategies for patients with diabetes and comorbid cardiovascular disease; Counsel patients about the cardiovascular effects of various antidiabetic medications.

Treating Diabetes in the Real World: Adherence and Language

Discuss the differences in adherence to diabetes therapy between patients in trials and "real-world" patients; Identify factors that reduce patients' adherence to therapy and review the effectiveness of approaches to improve adherence; Develop positive, trusting relationships with patients to improve adherence to therapy; Improve communication with patients with diabetes by choosing clear, effective, and positive language.

The Leading Edge of Diabetes Care

Educate patients with diabetes on managing their disease in times of natural disaster; Detect insulin resistance in patients with suggestive clinical features; Recommend early interventions in patients with insulin resistance to prevent the development of diabetes (ie "decompensated insulin resistance"); Discuss the possible roles of personalized therapies in the management of diabetes.

Diabetes and Quality of Life

Select optimal instruments for assessing quality of life in patients with diabetes; Help patients make therapeutic choices that are most likely to provide benefit; Determine the appropriate time to intensify treatment in patients with diabetes; Implement solutions to overcome clinical inertia in diabetes management.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include: Pediatrics, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Obesity, and Nutrition 

If you have taken the current Diabetes CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon.  There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

 

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