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CME : 13.00

Clinical Diabetes Management for Primary Care Clinicians by Park Nicollet Health Services (Jun 14 - 15, 2018)

Jun 14 - 15, 2018   |   Saint Louis Park, Minnesota  United States Of America
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Clinical Diabetes Management for Primary Care Clinicians is organized by Park Nicollet Health Services and will be held during Jun 14 - 15, 2018 at Park Nicollet Clinic and Specialty Center St. Louis Park, Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and pharmacists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Course Description :
Diabetes is a very common and serious disease. New diabetes therapies and technologies are expanding dramatically and evidence-based guidelines are continually changing, making management more challenging. Keeping current with the latest therapies for the management of diabetes and related comorbidities is difficult and time-consuming.

Primary care clinicians are increasingly responsible for diabetes management and education. This requires extensive knowledge of the natural history of diabetes and recommended treatment options, as well as the ability to teach patients how to successfully manage their disease. Given the complex and diverse nature of diabetes, education on evidence-based practice guidelines and protocols are vital to a clinician’s ability to effectively treat patients.

This program uses lectures and interactive learning activities based on the latest research and clinically proven therapies. With an emphasis on application, this comprehensive program for medical professionals includes practice-based case studies and breakout sessions on specialized topics. This program will give providers increased knowledge, skills and confidence, and provide tools to manage this complex chronic disease.

Course Objectives :
Following this course, participants will be able to:
• Discuss the underlying defects and natural history of diabetes and associated complications
• Evaluate noninsulin diabetes therapies and identify principles for selecting, combining and advancing therapies
• Initiate insulin therapy based on patient assessment and adjust insulin doses based on pattern management or using diabetes technologies
• Develop strategies to improve adherence to diabetes self-management activities such as eating for better health and glucose monitoring
• Outline a systematic approach for managing diabetes-related complications and modifications for the elderly
• Identify ways to improve medication affordability
• Discuss evidence-based strategies for overweight patients
• Implement at least two practice changes into patient care

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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David Tridgell
David Tridgell

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

Jennifer M. Vesely
Jennifer M. Vesely

Family Medicine

Teresa E. Quinn
Teresa E. Quinn

Family Medicine

Registration Desk

Contact No. : 952-993-3531,
cme@parknicollet.com, complaint@jointcommission.org

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Venue Address

Park Nicollet Clinic and Specialty Center St. Louis Park
Naegele Auditorium, 3850 Park Nicollet Blvd
Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Marriott Residence Inn Minneapolis Edina,

3400 Edinborough Way ·,

Edina, Minnesota, United States of America 55435,


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