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Insulin Initiation and Titration
Description

Target Audience
This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, certified diabetes educators and other interprofessional health care professionals.

Learning Objective
At the end of this activity, the attendees should be able to:

- Identify patient and disease characteristics that help providers to establish appropriate individual glycemic targets
- Discuss the need for patient-centered care and shared decision-making to formulate the best treatment plan for individual patients
- Identify current barriers among providers and patients to the use of insulin therapy and provide strategies to overcome those barriers
- Discuss when to initiate insulin therapy based on current American Diabetes Association (ADA) Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes
- Develop skills for calculating patients’ initial insulin dosage and titrating insulin dosages based on individualized glycemic targets

Accreditation Statements

Physicians, Nurses and Pharmacists
In support of improving patient care, the American Diabetes Association 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.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Pharmacists: The Universal Activity Number is: JA4008193-0000-19-016-H01-P.

Physician Assistants

The American Diabetes Association has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 

 

Dietitians

CPE Accredited Provider

The American Diabetes Association is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).  Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 0.5 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program/material. Activity Number: 148262

 

 



 

Certified Diabetes Educators

To satisfy the requirement for renewal of certification by continuing education for the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE), continuing education activities must be diabetes related and approved by a provider on the NCBDE List of Approved Providers (www.ncbde.org). NCBDE does not approve continuing education. The American Diabetes Association is on the NCBDE List of Approved Providers.

Successful Completion Statement
Certificates are provided to registered participants based completion of the activity, in its entirety, and the online evaluation. For questions regarding continuing education, please email professionaleducation@diabetes.org

Dates of Validity
Release date: April 15, 2019
Valid through: December 31, 2021

Please note:

  • There is no fee for CE credits for this activity.
  • Estimated time to participate in this activity and complete documentation is 30 minutes.

 

Commerical Support:

This activity is supported by unrestricted educational grants from Lilly USA and Novo Nordisk, Inc.

Content Development for Standards of Care - 2019
The Professional Practice Committee (PPC) of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is responsible for the “Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes”. The PPC is a multidisciplinary expert committee comprised of physicians, diabetes educators, registered dietitians, and others who have expertise in a range of areas, including adult and pediatric endocrinology, epidemiology, public health, lipid research, hypertension, preconception planning, and pregnancy care. Appointment to the PPC is based on excellence in clinical practice and research. The ADA adheres to the Institute of Medicine Standards for Developing Trustworthy Clinical Practice Guidelines.

 

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Available Apr 15, 2019 to Dec 31, 2021
Cost : FREE
Credit Offered:
0.5 CME Credit
0.5 ACPE Credit
0.5 ANCC Credit
0.5 AAPA Credit
0.5 CDR Credit
0.5 COP Credit
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