DiabetesSeriesLive CME Courses

DiabetesSeriesLive CME Courses

Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: Free
Release Date: 3/11/2015
Expiration Date: 3/17/2016
Summary: Topics include the following:
  • What defines prediabetes
  • Three critical interventions you should make following a new diabetes diagnosis
  • Lifestyle changes for diabetes prevention: what really works
  • Listening to the Patient Voice and engaging patients to help themselves
  • Diabetes care resources for your office and you patients

Once finished with this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Illustrate strategy for comprehensive diabetes care, including diagnosis and regular screening for diabetes risk factors and other comorbid diseases
  • Incorporate new knowledge to improve guideline-based treatment of patients with T2DM
  • Illustrate a multidisciplinary care model that integrates with community resources provided to patients
  • Discuss the economic and healthcare impact of an expanding diabetes population resulting from failure of optimal preventive, diagnostic and treatment strategies
  • Apply lifestyle modification strategies to managing individuals with prediabetes in order to prevent progression to diabetes
  • Apply knowledge of diabetes pathophysiology and treatment to the application of best practices for treatment of patients with T2DM
  • Review considerations for managing patients with T2DM and comorbid diseases
  • Illustrate application of strategies to overcome barriers to treatment advancement in patients with T2DM
  • Summarize key patient and physician barriers to treatment advancement that incorporates injection therapy
  • Provide culturally competent care that provides education to improve patient’s risk recognition and motivation to engage in positive health self-management behaviors
  • Evaluate treatment options that include insulin regimen and the optimal strategy for patients with T1DM and T2DM
  • Summarize new advances with insulin therapy
Format: Live Course
Price: Free
Release Date: 6/25/2015
Expiration Date: 4/14/2016
Summary: This course encompasses three different activities: "Achieving Better Outcomes for Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy: The Expanding Role of the Ophthalmologist," "Diabetic Retinopathy: Role of the Primary Care Provider in the Optimal Care Model – Strategies for Prevention and Risk Reduction," and "Game-Changing Therapeutic Advances in Diabetic Retinopathy." Some objectives in the course include
  • Identifying key efficacy data for anti-VEGF intravitreal injections for DR
  • Understanding the genesis of neovascularization and subsequent retinal damage do diabetes microvascular disease
  • Developing treatment regimens using recommended pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions

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