Online Education | Diabetes Update - 2013
Regardless of the practice setting, most clinicians are involved in managing care for patients with diabetes. Staying abreast of the latest research and treatment strategies for glycemic control is essential for helping patients achieve maximum health and avoid complications.
The course was recorded in February 2013 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include an audio presentation and handouts.
Nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse educators, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nutritionist, pharmacists, social workers, and other health care professionals across all settings.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After taking this course, you should be better able to:
- Discuss cutting-edge research and evidence-based approaches to managing diabetes.
- Describe the safety, efficacy and appropriate use of new pharmacological therapies.
- Describe the use of teach-back in the provision of education for patients with diabetes.
- Describe strategies to help patients choose nutritious foods during tough economic times.
- Describe key elements of a high-risk foot care assessment.
- Describe key management practices for preventing diabetic kidney disease, its progression and its complications.
- Diabetes: Year in review
- Diabetes pharmacotherapy
- Healthful eating during tough economic times
- Patient education for diabetes
- High-risk foot care for the patient with diabetes
- Diabetic kidney disease
- Ian DeBoer, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine, UW School of Medicine; Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology and Kidney Research Institute, UW School of Medicine
- Julia Overstreet, DPM, FAPWCA
Executive Director, Podiatric Physician, Surgeon, Wound Care and High-Risk Foot Specialist, Rainier Medical Education Programs, Bellevue; Associate Director, American Foot Care Nurses Association
- Cindy Sayre, MN, ARNP
Director, Professional Practice and Patient-Family Centered Care Services, UWMC; Clinical Faculty, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, UW School of Nursing
- Judy Simon, MS, RD, CD, CHES
Clinic Dietitian, Nutrition Clinic, UWMC Roosevelt; Private Practice, Mind, Body, Nutrition, PLLC, Seattle
- Rhea Coquia Smith, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist and Diabetes Educator, Pharmacy Services, UWMC
- Lorena Wright, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
- 7.00 Contact hours
- 3.60 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level