Online Education | Diabetes Update 2016 - What Goes Around Comes Around: Reconciling Higher Drug Costs with Optimal Diabetes Agent Selection
This online module compares new drugs used to treat diabetes with older therapies, considering role in treatment versus relative costs and discussing how to factor drug cost into choosing the best course of treatment.
Luke Vander Weide, PharmD
PGY2 Ambulatory Care/Family Medicine Pharmacy Resident, HMC
Comments from lecture attendees:
"Luke Vander Weide was an excellent presenter. Sometimes pharmacist talks can be over my head, but he made the information very understandable and relatable to practice."
"Luke Vander Weide did a great job covering the challenges of cost and safety profiles. Clear and entertaining presentation."
For nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse educators, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nutritionists, pharmacists, social workers, health educators, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals across all settings.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After taking this course, you will be better able to:
- Compare the various classes of drugs used to treat diabetes and their relative costs.
- Recognize the role in therapy of new diabetes agents.
- Recognize the role in therapy of older diabetes agents.
- 1.10 Contact hours
- 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level