Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus 

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is the most common medical complication of pregnancy. This webinar presentation will include current screening recommendations, diagnostic criteria, blood glucose goals, and treatment guidelines (lifestyle and pharmacological) for GDM. It will also address the use of oral antihyperglycemic agents in the management of GDM.

$15.00

Hours: 1.50
REL-AM-DB730-V2

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (10 Match)

Commission on Dietetic Registration

1.5 HOURS


Relias LLC is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.
This activity is approved for 1.50 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs).
Activity Number: 143071
Learning Need Code(s): 5190, 4130, 5410
CPE Level:

Dietitians/nutritionists may submit activity evaluations directly to CDR; [email protected] or mail to: Commission on Dietetic Registration, Attn: Accredited Provider Unit, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995.

Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services (Dietary)

1.5 HOURS


Approved for 1.50 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-D1058. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.5 HOURS


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

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


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

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.5 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 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

1.5 HOURS


Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition accepts medical errors courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Florida Department of Health. Relias Learning, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Nursing, provider # 50-290. This course is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-[Custom_Code]

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-AM-DB730-V2
Hours: 1.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 8/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
State the diagnostic criteria for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM).
Describe 1 fetal and 1 maternal complication resulting from GDM.
Describe 3 interventions to achieve target blood glucose goals and improve outcomes for women with GDM.

Outline:
About This Course

Learning Objectives

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) Definition

GDM Prevalence

GDM Risk Factors

GDM Etiology

Knowledge Check

Screening for Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy

Screening for GDM

Screening for GDM (1 Step Approach)

Diagnosis of GDM (1 Step Approach)

Screening for GDM (2 Step Approach)

Diagnosis of GDM (2 Step Approach)

Knowledge Check

Complications of GDM

Fetal Complications of GDM

Macrosomia

Fetal Complications of GDM

Maternal Complications of GDM

Screening for Diabetes After GDM

Factors that Increase Risk for Developing Diabetes After GDM

Knowledge Check

GDM Interventions

Blood Glucose (BG) Monitoring

BG Goals for GDM 

Ketone Testing

Ketone Treatment Guidelines

Blood Pressure 

Fetal Testing

GDM Treatment

Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) Goals for GDM

Weight Gain Goals

Adequate Weight Gain

Managing Excess Weight Gain

Caloric Needs

Adequate Nutrition

Artificial Sweeteners

Meal Plan Recommendations

Carbohydrates

Morning Sickness

Physical Activity

Physical Activity Contraindications During Pregnancy

Medications

Insulin

Oral Diabetes Medications

Metformin

Metformin in Gestational Diabetes (MiG) Trial

MiG TOFU Trial

Glyburide

Metformin vs Glyburide

Oral Diabetes Medications

Knowledge Check

Post-Partum Care

Post-Partum Education

Course Contributor

References

Congratulations!

Instructor: 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 level Dietitians; Nurses; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
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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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