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Understanding Diabetes and Insulin Delivery Systems
Continuing Education Credits for Healthcare Professionals
Credits
1 Contact Hour

Event Type
Home Study Webcast

Release Date
Thursday, July 23, 2009

Expiration Date
Tuesday, November 01, 2011

ACPE Expiration Date
Sunday, November 06, 2011

Target Audience
Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Program Cost
Free



Program Overview
This program will educate pharmacists on currently available insulin delivery options and information needed to counsel and treat patients while also improving medication adherence.

Nurse Educational Objectives
  • List the pharmacological approaches to the management of Type II Diabetes to include their mechanisms of action, comparative efficacy, pharmacokinetics, and contraindications of agents.
  • Compare and contrast the different options for insulin delivery systems
  • Describe the pharmacist's role in counseling and educating patients on drug treatment strategies, use of insulin delivery systems, and medication adherence to improve the quality of life and long-term maintenance of diabetes.
Pharmacist Educational Objectives
  • List the pharmacological approaches to the management of Type II Diabetes to include their mechanisms of action, comparative efficacy, pharmacokinetics, and contraindications of agents.
  • Compare and contrast the different options for insulin delivery systems
  • Describe the pharmacist's role in counseling and educating patients on drug treatment strategies, use of insulin delivery systems, and medication adherence to improve the quality of life and long-term maintenance of diabetes.
Pharmacy Technician Educational Objectives
  • List the pharmacological approaches to the management of Type II Diabetes to include their mechanisms of action, comparative efficacy, pharmacokinetics, and contraindications of agents.
  • Compare and contrast the different options for insulin delivery systems
  • Describe the pharmacist's role in counseling and educating patients on drug treatment strategies, use of insulin delivery systems, and medication adherence to improve the quality of life and long-term maintenance of diabetes.

Activity Type
Knowledge

Accreditation
Nurse 798-000-08-082-H01-N
Pharmacist 0798-0000-08-082-H01-P
Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-08-082-H01-T
PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation. Attendees may immediately print their Statement of Credit or leave them stored on this website.
PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.
Faculty
Scott K. Stolte , PharmD
Dean, Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy
Click Here For Curriculum Vitae


Financial Support By
Pharmaceutical Education Consultants, Inc

Program Documents
Slide Document: Insulin Delivery Handout