Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2015 | Selected Topics | Diabetes Mellitus Type 1: No Longer a Disease of Youth

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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. Describe current treatments including but not limited to injectables for diabetes mellitus, Type 1.
  2. Discuss complications of diabetes mellitus including screening, diagnosis and management.
  3. Identify tools available for the management of diabetes mellitus, including continuous glucose sensors, bionic pancreas and new insulins.

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours
  • 1.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Dace Trence, MD, FACE
Professor, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition; Director, Diabetes Care Center; Director, Endocrine Fellowship Training Program, UW School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle

Available Credit

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


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