Individualized Patient Care in Diabetes Management: Utilizing Insulin– This program has been designed to enhance the healthcare professional”s knowledge and understanding of insulin products and diabetes treatment strategies involving insulin. It is intended for all healthcare providers who work with or anticipate working with patients with diabetes who may require insulin. Discussed in the program are the impact of the disease, pathogenesis of diabetes, ADA/EASD approach to treatment, insulin analogs, and dosing regimens. Case studies will be used throughout the program to simulate a practice environment.
Describe the ADA/EASD patient centered approach to managing diabetes.
List the characteristics of patients who would benefit from being transitioned from oral agents to insulin.
Define the basal/bolus approach to managing diabetes with insulin therapy.
Describe the various types of insulin treatments with regards to risks and benefits and dosing guidelines.
Select an appropriate treatment regimen for patient case presented.
1.5 Free CPEUs for Registered Dieticians
This course also offers Free CEUs for Nurses (1.8), Pharmacists, and Pharmacy Techs