Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2016 | Selected Topics | Diabetes in Older Adults

Learn about factors that increase the risk of diabetes in the elderly.

How to earn contact hour credit

This course is 1.5 contact hours and includes a lecture video, self-assessment post-test, and evaluation. To earn contact hours, watch the lecture, complete the post-test, and submit the online evaluation. You may take the post-test as many times as needed to achieve the required score of 80%.

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Target Audience

This course is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, long term care workers, residential care coordinators, caregivers and other interested professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this lecture, you will be better able to:

  1. Discuss the influence of aging on type 2 diabetes risk factors and prevalence. 
  2. Identify safe and effective treatment goals and preferred therapeutic options for older adults with diabetes.
  3. Apply learning to cases of older adults with type 2 diabetes, creating an individualized treatment and monitoring plan.

Additional Information

Format: 
Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours
  • 1.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
08/30/2016
Expires: 
08/30/2020
Cost:
$10.00

Peggy Odegard, PharmD, PhD
Professor and Chair, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours
  • 1.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Price

Cost:
$10.00
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