Online Education | Diabetes Update 2016
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 manage complications. This online course focuses on current approaches to recognizing and managing diabetes across clinical settings. Lectures were recorded in February 2016 at the Diabetes Update conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and downloadable handouts.
Publish Date: April 28, 2016. Enrollment will close April 28, 2019.
Comments from Conference Attendees:
"There was a nice variety of speakers from different disciplines."
"The speakers were engaging and provided practical applications for patients based on their various topics."
"I loved how focused it was on primary care, patient-centered approach and how many applicable take-home points there were for my everyday clinical practice."
Nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse educators, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nutritionists, pharmacists, social workers, health educators, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals across all settings.
- A1C Is Not the “Be-All and End-All”
- Exercise for Glycemic Control, an Evidence-Based Approach
- Culturally-Tailored Nutrition Education for Patients with Diabetes
- What Goes Around Comes Around: Reconciling Higher Drug Costs with Optimal Diabetes Agent Selection (Rx)
- The Cost of Insulin in 2016: How Did We Get Here and What Can We Do?
- Diabetes and Oral Health: A Two-Way Street
- Nutrition Challenges for Women with Diabetes
Rx=pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
To earn contact hours for this activity:
- View/listen to the presentations.
- Study the handouts.
- Complete the evaluations.
After submitting the evaluations, you can download and print your certificate. A record of contact hours earned will be in your account for six years.
- Rose Cano, Medical Interpreter-Caseworker Cultural Mediator, Interpreter Services, HMC
- Irl B. Hirsch, MD, Professor, Medicine, UWMC-Roosevelt; Medical Director, Diabetes Care Center, UWMC
- Salma Muso, Medical Interpreter-Caseworker Cultural Mediator, Interpreter Services, HMC
- Mark Nelson, PT, MPT, Clinical Coordinator, Therapies, UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital and Medical Center, Seattle
- Christine Wilson Owens, BA, EthnoMed Program Supervisor, Interpreter Services, HMC
- Judy Simon, MS, RD, CD, CHES, Clinic Dietitian, Nutrition Clinic, UWMC-Roosevelt Clinic, Seattle; Faculty, Nutritional Sciences Program, UW
- Luke Vander Weide, PharmD, PGY2 Ambulatory Care/Family Medicine Pharmacy Resident, HMC
- Nicole Woodruff, MSN, ARNP, CDE, ARNP, Endocrinology Practice; NW Endocrinology, Seattle; ARNP Weight Loss Clinic, NW Medical Nutrition and Weight Loss, Seattle; Consultant, Washington Dental Service Foundation
- Lorena Alarcon-Casas Wright, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, UWMC
HMC=UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle UWMC=UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center UW=University of Washington, Seattle
- Maureen Chomko, RD, CD, Dietitian and Diabetes Educator, UW Medicine/UW Neighborhood Clinics, Seattle
- Dawn Corl, MN, RN, CDE, CDTC, Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
- Cora Espina, MN, ARNP, CWCN, Nurse Practitioner, Glycemic Consult Service, UWMC; Teaching Associate, Division of Endocrinology, UW School of Medicine; Affiliate Instructor, UWSON
- Alison Evert, MS, RD, CDE, Diabetes Nutrition Educator, Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center, UWMC; Coordinator, Diabetes Education Programs
- Cheryl Himmelman, ADN, Speaker Relations and Program Support Manager, Continuing Nursing Education, UWSON
- Mary Moyer Janci, FNP-BC, CDE, ADM-BC, Nurse Practitioner, Glycemic Control Consult Service and Diabetes Care Center/Roosevelt Clinic, UWMC; Teaching Associate, Department of Endocrinology, UW School of Medicine; Clinical Instructor, BNHS, UWSON
- Heather Lien, MSN, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDE, CDTC, Diabetes/Med-Surg Clinical Nurse Specialist, UWMC; Glycemic Control Consult Service Nurse Practitioner, UWMC
- Martha Price, PhD, ANP, CDE, ARNP, Diabetes/Developer and Coordinator of Insulin Pump Program, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle; Clinical Assistant Professor, UWSON
- Lynn Sadowsky, ADN, RN, CDE, Certified Diabetes Educator, The Everett Clinic, Everett
- Nancy Colobong Smith, MN, ARNP, CNN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Renal and Transplant, UWMC; Affiliate Instructor, BNHS, UWSON
- Nicole Woodruff, MSN, ARNP, CDE, ARNP, Endocrinology Practice; NW Endocrinology, Seattle; ARNP Weight Loss Clinic, NW Medical Nutrition and Weight Loss, Seattle; Consultant: Washington Dental Service Foundation
BNHS=Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems UW=University of Washington, Seattle UWMC=UW Medicine/University of Washington, Seattle
After taking this course, you should be better able to:
- Review the advantages and limitations of hemoglobin A1c.
- Discuss the harmful effects of prolonged hyperglycemia on the systems that support human movement.
- Identify educational resources available to use during discussions with patients about carbohydrates and blood glucose that reflect common dietary practices and foods commonly consumed in particular ethnic populations.
- Identify new diabetes agents that have been approved recently and the evidence behind them.
- Discuss what can be done to reduce the burden of insulin cost for patients with type 2 diabetes.
- Explain the bi-directional impact of periodontal disease and diabetes on oral and overall health.
- Describe strategies for nutrition and lifestyle treatment for women with diabetes.
- 6.50 Contact hours
- 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level