Online Education | Diabetes Update 2015 - New Insulins and Beyond: A Pharmacology Update
This module focuses on the safety, efficacy and appropriate use of new pharmacological therapies for diabetes.
Valerie Tran, PharmD, CDE
Clinical Instructor, UW School of Pharmacy
What conference attendees said about this speaker and lecture:
"Valerie Tran gave an outstanding update on current medications and case studies."
"It's always good to hear about new medications."
For nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse educators, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nutritionists, pharmacists, social workers, nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse educators, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nutritionists, pharmacists, social workers and other healthcare professionals across all settings.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After taking this course, you will be better able to:
- Evaluate between drug and non-drug therapy or the appropriate combination of modalities among injectable antidiabetics, oral antidiabetics and exercise and diet.
- Determine the most appropriate and specific agent(s) based upon assessment of the individual’s current needs, underlying health problems and functional capability.
- Determine clinically relevant therapeutic and adverse effects of drug therapy.
- 1.00 Contact hours
- 1.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level