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Medical Conferences  >  Board Review Courses  >  The Ultimate One-Day Diabetes Course (Apr 07, 2020)
CME : 6.5 | Contact Hours : 6.5

The Ultimate One-Day Diabetes Course (Apr 07, 2020)

Apr 07, 2020 12:00 AM-12:00 AM   |   Parsippany, New Jersey  United States of America
Organized by : PESI HealthCare
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The Ultimate One-Day Diabetes Course is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 07, 2020 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Parsippany, Parsippany, New Jersey, United States of America.  This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.5 contact hours / 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 

Target Audience:
• Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Clinical Nurse Specialists
• Physician Assistants
• Certified Diabetes Educators
• Pharmacists
• Registered Dietitians & Dietetic Technicians.

Course Description:
While 1 in 13 Americans have diabetes; 1 in 4 are diagnosed with pre-diabetes.

All healthcare professionals will care for patients with diabetes, pre-diabetes or metabolic syndrome on a daily basis, regardless of specialty. As management of diabetes becomes increasingly complex, it is imperative to keep up to date on new treatment options and standards regarding complication prevention. You play an important role in diabetes prevention, care, and management. Your role begins with a solid undertanding of diabetes and its treatment.

Attend this seminar and increase your understanding of diabetes and pre-diabetes, and learn evidence-based pharmacological and non-pharmacological techniques for glucose control. You will leave with an in-depth understanding of the latest approaches in assessing and treating patients with diabetes, as well as new skills to apply for those at risk for diabetes.

Laurie Klipfel will provide you with strategies to optimize patient education and empowerment so you can improve the care you provide to diabetes patients.

• State diagnostic criteria for diabetes and understand the differences between Type 1, Type 2 and pregnancy induced (gestational) diabetes.
• Evaluate metabolic syndrome ("the deadly quartet": diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and obesity) and pre-diabetes.
• Recognize the symptoms of hyper- and hypoglycemia and use current research for optimal pharmacologic and non-pharmacological treatment based on ADA Standards of Care and AADE-7™ behavioral goals.
• Discuss the basal/bolus concept of insulin administration including various insulin administration schedules to achieve optimal control.
• Assess risk and employ prevention/treatment techniques for acute and chronic complications, including how to address weight issues.
• Utilize current research to support the nationwide impetus for tight glycemic control for hospitalized patients, including management strategies during illness or surgery.
• Explain what to do when a patient is wearing an insulin pump.
• Analyze motivational techniques to assist patients to progress from knowing to doing.
• Describe new treatment therapies and what is on the horizon.

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Parsippany
909 Parsippany Blvd
Parsippany, New Jersey, United States of America

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