Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) Update for Primary Care

 

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is a progressive disease that is one of the most challenging health problems in the U.S. Medical management of T2DM requires a comprehensive understanding of the disease, treatments, and continuum of care. This course provides you with an updated review of the medical management of T2DM, focusing on medications and treatment strategies. The descriptive examples and interactive lessons within the training will prepare you to more effectively manage the individuals you serve with T2DM and teach them about their disease. This course is designed for clinical providers, especially those providing primary patient care. Providers should have basic to intermediate levels of experience in clinical practice.

$25.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-CH-0-T2DMUPC

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (5 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing CE

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-CH-0-T2DMUPC
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2019
Learning Objectives:
Describe two glycemic level targets based on professional practice guidelines for individuals with T2DM.
Identify three oral anti-diabetes (OAD) medications.
Explain one insulin initiation treatment strategy.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Diabetes Overview A. Meet Alicia B. Introduction C. What Is Diabetes? D. Types of Diabetes E. Check Your Knowledge F. Review of Basic Diabetes Terminology G. Review of Basic Diabetes Terminology, continued H. Glycemic Targets and Control I. Managing Diabetes: Normal Processing of Glucose J. More Terminology: T2DM Medical Management K. Terminology Review L. T2DM Management M. More about T2DM Management N. Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose (SMBG) O. A1c in Practice P. Summary Section 3: Pharmacologic Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes A. Biguanide (Metformin) B. Additional Treatment Options C. Quick Check D. Malcolm and Biguanide (Metformin) E. Mr. Guevarra and Glipizide F. Beatrice and Kidney Disease G. Check Your Knowledge H. Isabel Is Taking Sitagliptin I. Summary Section 4: Insulin Treatment for T2DM A. Insulin Treatment for T2DM B. Characteristics of Human Insulin and Analogs in T2DM C. Insulin Analogs D. Inhaled Insulin E. Quick Check F. Characteristics of Human Insulins and Analogs in Type 2 Diabetes G. Initiating Insulin Therapy H. Mr. Finn Is Starting Insulin I. Sliding Scale Insulin J. Summary Section 5: T2DM: Patient Management of Disease A. Components of the Initial Care Plan: The Individual with T2DM B. What You Should Teach C. Other Items to Address D. T2DM Teaching Checklist E. Quick Check F. The Diabetes-Cancer Link G. Integrating Cancer Risk Reduction into Diabetes Care H. What Patients Need to Know about Their T2DM Treatment I. Barriers to Adherence J. Bariatric Surgery in Type 2 Diabetes K. Meet Lorenzo L. Summary M. Alicia Returns: What to Do Now? Section 6: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations!

Instructor: Terry Gregoire, RN, BSN, PHN II, NCSN
Terry Gregoire, BSN, RN, NCSN currently works as a Public Health Nurse in the school system. Terry has 3 years Pediatric ICU experience and 8 years hospital experience in adult and pediatric units. She is Board Certified in School Nursing. She enjoys her role as staff health educator and school nurse at Forest Park Elementary and has been a school nurse for 5 years. Terry fills in during the summer months working in Communicable Disease/Immunizations of her Public Health Department. Disclosure: Terry Gregoire, RN, BSN, PHN II, NCSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Staff Writer: Naju Madra, M.A.

Naju Madra, M.A. is an internal subject matter expert and clinical content writer for Relias' Behavioral Healthcare library. She earned her Master's degree in Psychology with specific study in neuropsychological assessment for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. She brings with her a wealth of experience in clinical assessment, along with expertise in large-scale clinical research project management, recruitment, training, as well as in-person and web-based curriculum development.

In addition to scholarly activities such as writing manuals and preparing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, Ms. Madra has over 15 years of behavioral healthcare experience ranging from crisis counseling and job coaching for individuals with severe mental illness and co-occurring disorders, to community college instruction, and trauma specialist at the Veterans Health Administration. In her current role, Ms. Madra has contributed authorship to over 100 behavioral healthcare course offerings for both licensed and non-licensed professionals in the Health & Human Services market.

Disclosure: Naju Madra, M.A. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Paula Ackerman, MS, RD, CDE
Ms. Ackerman earned a Bachelor of Science in dietetics with a minor in science and food service administration from Central Michigan University. She completed a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition at Rush University in 1993. She has 25 years of experience as a clinical dietitian and diabetes educator working in a variety of setting including large in-patient, teaching hospitals; community hospitals; county health departments and outreach networks. She currently serves as the coordinator of a disease management program and medical nutrition services for a community hospital and is also an experienced lecturer, presenting educational programs in a variety of settings. Her professional associations include the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Disclosure: Paula Ackerman, MS, RD, CDE has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry and intermediate level Nurses; in the following settings: Health and Human Services.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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