The New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy has recognized Relias Learning, LLC as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Relias LLC is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
This course meets the basic criteria of the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEUs.
This activity is provided by The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1902008TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas.
This course is not approved as meeting the ethics and professional requirements for Texas physical therapists or physical therapist assistants.
The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This course has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction A. Learning objectives B. Diabetes definition C. Types D. Diagnosis Section 2: Treating Diabetes A. Self-monitoring of blood glucose B. Goals C. Factors influencing BG fluctuations D. Personalized meal plan E. Factors influencing glycemic response to foods F. What is a carbohydrate G. Label reading: carbohydrate H. How much carbohydrate I. Healthy eating J. Healthy beverages K. Medications and insulin L. Oral medications M. Biguanides N. Sulfonylureas O. DPP-4 inhibitors P. SGLT-2 inhibitors Q. Glinides R. Alpha glucosidase inhibitors S. Other T. Injectable medications U. GLP-1s V. Insulin W. Personalized physical activity plan X. Benefits Y. Recommendations Z. Psychosocial issues AA. Behavior Change Section 4: Diabetes Complications and Exercise/Cardiac Rehab considerations A. Acute B. Hypoglycemia C. Hyperglycemia D. Chronic E. Cardiovascular disease F. Hypertension G. Retinopathy H. Peripheral vascular disease I. Peripheral neuropathy J. Autonomic neuropathy K. Nephropathy L. When to refer to other professionals M. Conclusion N. References
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.