World Diabetes Day 2020

World Diabetes Day 2020

Course Expiration Date: 11/30/2023

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $100

Course Description: 

Diabetes Care During a Pandemic – Lessons Learned and Implications for the Future

a.    Discuss the current state of diabetes in the United States

b.    Describe the relationship between COVID, health care disparities and diabetes outcomes

c.     Explore the impact of COVID infection on those with pre-existing diabetes

d.    Discuss the efficacy of virtual visits and future approaches to diabetes care

e.     List 3 actions health care professionals can take to improve equitable diabetes care

Diabetes Medication Updates and Critical Content

a.    Describe 3 updates on currently available diabetes medications

b.    List key teaching points for each class of medications

Diabetes Medication Management – A Case Study Approach

c.     Based on the case study provided, determine the best diabetes medication approach

d.    Discuss the application of ADA Diabetes Meds Management guidelines in clinical practice

Surviving the Holidays with Diabetes

a.    Discuss the impact of festive foods and alcohol on blood glucose levels

b.    Describe the 2 new hypoglycemic rescue medications.

c.     List 3 strategies to boost mental health for people with diabetes and health care professionals

Instructor:  Coach Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDE®, BC-ADM

Target Audience: Nurses, Dietitians and any other interested healthcare providers

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • describe the relationship between COVID, health care disparities and diabetes outcomes.
  • describe 3 updates on currently available diabetes medications.
  • describe the 2 new hypoglycemic rescue medications.

Length of Course: 4 hours

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 4.0  contact hour.

Dietitians:  4.0  hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Upstate AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.4 CEUs (4.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Credit Statement: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.