Online Education | Diabetes Update - 2014

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Course Description

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. Learning methods include video and audio lectures and handouts.

Publish Date: June 30, 2014. This course will be available for three years from this date.

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UWCNE Accreditation Information

Target Audience

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 manage diabetes. 
  • Describe strategies that enhance patient education for people with a new diabetes diagnosis. 
  • Discuss strategies to individualize glucose targets for patients with type 2 diabetes.
  • Describe the standards of care for perioperative glucose control.
  • Describe progressive retinal damage, its relationship to glycemic control and the risk of vision loss in patients with diabetes. 
  • Describe the safety and efficacy of non-computerized insulin delivery devices.    
  • List community resources for patients who are blind or have low vision.

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Topics: 
  • Diabetes update 2014
  • Diabetes education: Survival skills 102
  • Individualizing therapy and targets in type 2 diabetes
  • Perioperative blood glucose control
  • Retinopathy 
  • From low tech to high tech
  • Bridging the transition from low vision diagnosis to daily living skills
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 7.10 Contact hours
  • 2.40 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
06/30/2014
Expires: 
06/30/2018
Cost:
$150.00
  • Elaine L. Chuang, MD
    Associate Professor Emerita, Department of Ophthalmology, UW and VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle
  • Jane Elliott, BA
    Certified Vision Rehabilitation/Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Sight Connection, Seattle 
  • Mary Moyer Janci, MN, FNP-BC, ADM-BC, CDE 
    Nurse Practitioner, Diabetes Care Center, UW Medicine/UW Medical Center; Clinical Instructor, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, UW School of Nursing
  • Cindy Sayre, MN, ARNP
    Associate Administrator, Patient Care Services and Professional Practice, UW Medicine/UW Medical Center 
  • Rachel Thompson, MD 
    Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, UW School of Medicine; Director, Medicine Operative Consultation, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle; President, Pacific Northwest Chapter Society of Hospital Medicine
  • Subbulaxmi Trikudanathan, MD, MRCP, MMSc
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, UW School of Medicine 
  • Lorena Alarcon-Casas Wright, MD 
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, UW School of Medicine

UW=University of Washington, Seattle

Available Credit

  • 7.10 Contact hours
  • 2.40 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Price

Cost:
$150.00
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