RNs, dietitians, medical social workers and pharmacists caring for patients with diabetes
Overview and Objectives
Attendees will gain new knowledge in care and treatment of patients with diabetes and associated diseases to use in clinical practice.
- Describe the most recent standards in the management of hypoglycemia
- Correlate the effects of diabetes on oral health
- Identify appropriate diabetes medication therapy based on guideline-based algorithms and patient-specific factors
- Appraise the impact of social determinants of health on access to care and the barriers related to management of health
- Examine the outcomes of patients who participate in Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
- Identify screening guidelines, prevention, and treatment of diabetic retinopathy
Corey Lager, MD
Bronson Diabetes and Endocrinology Center
Liesel M. Zima, MD
Kalamazoo Ophthalmology, P.C.
Bethany Muma, PharmD
Lorraine Hanna, DDS
Briarwood Valley Dentistry
Mary Ausich, RD, CDE
Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator
Sarah Fraley, LMSW
Licensed Medical Social Worker
University of Michigan
7:30 - 8 a.m. Registration
8 - 8:10 a.m. Welcome
8:10 - 9:10 a.m. The Why Behind Diabetes and Sweet Tips for Healthcare Professional Caring for People with Diabetes - Corey Lager, MD
9:10 - 10:10 a.m. Preventable Vision Loss: Prevention, Screening and Treatment of Diabetic Eye Disease - Liesel M. Zima, MD
10:10 - 10:30 a.m. Break and Vendors
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. A Look Inside the Medicine Cabinet: Medications and Treatment Algorithms for Type 2 Diabetes - Bethany Muma, PharmD
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch and Vendors
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. How Sweet it Isn’t: The Link Between Diabetes and Oral Health - Lorraine Hanna, DDS
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. DSME What? — What is Diabetes Self-Management and How do our Patients Benefit? - Mary Ausich, RD, CDE
2:30 - 2:50 p.m. Break and Vendors
2:50 - 3:50 p.m. Understanding Social Determinants of Health and their Effects on Self-Management - Sarah Fraley, LMSW
3:50 - 4 p.m. Closing
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and Methodist Hospital. Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Credit amount subject to change.
Interprofessional Continuing Education
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this activity for 6.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this activity for 6.0 contact hours for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 6.0 continuing education credits.
A full refund will be given providing cancellation is received by November 11, 2019. A $20 processing fee will be charged for all cancellations received after the deadline.
For more information or assistance, contact Patti Rohloff, MSN, RN, CNL, at (269) 341-8898 or firstname.lastname@example.org.