September 22, 2017 | 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Diabetes Update 2017 will be an update on the care and treatment of patients with diabetes in the inpatient and ambulatory setting. Presentations will provide the most recent diabetes medication updates and care transitions to outpatient therapy.
This symposium is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, and others who work with diabetes patients.
At the conclusion of this symposium, the participant should be better able to:
- Describe factors involved in safe transition of care from hospital to home or other care facility
- Identify self-care behaviors in relation to being active, healthy eating, and healthy coping
- Recognize new diabetes medications and their role in treatment
- Describe diabetes management in Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by listing staffing, technology and education innovations used in PCMH during transitions of care
- Describe implications, effects, and interventions of neurologic complications
- Navigate the financial barriers confronting persons with diabetes and health care providers
- Identify new technology related to integrated insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring
Continuing Education Credit
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
7.25 Contact Hours Awarded
Nebraska Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
MW MSD Provider Approval # NE1019-5-175
You must be able to attend the entire presentation to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be provided.
Application has been submitted for 7 hours, Level 2 category to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for continuing professional education units (CPEU’s) pending approval.
Licensed Medical Nutrition Therapists application has been submitted to the State of Nebraska for 7 hours.