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Level 4 | Type 2 Diabetes Intensive - 1.75 CEs | April 8, 2020

Level 4 | Type 2 Diabetes Intensive - 1.75 CEs | April 8, 2020

$ 29.00

Type 2 Diabetes Intensive - 1.75 CEs | April 8, 2020

This 1 hour and 45 minutes course provides a detailed overview of the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes, prevention strategies and cardiovascular risk reduction. In addition, we highlight type 2 treatment approaches including nutrition, activity, oral and injectables medications plus screening and treatment guidelines for micro and macrovascular disease. Through case studies and discussion, we highlight strategies to focus on a person-centered approach along with attention to psychosocial care for people living with diabetes.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the current epidemiology of type 2 diabetes.
  2. Describe the classification, terminology & diagnostic criteria for diabetes.
  3. Identify the eight pathophysiologic defects associated with the ominous octet.
  4. Describe evidence and strategies to prevent type 2 diabetes.
  5. State strategies to implement a person-centered approach to those with diabetes.
  6. Discuss key aspects of type 2 diabetes management including education, therapeutic lifestyle changes, glucose, lipid and hypertension management plus referrals.
  7. Understand the overarching principles of management of type 2 DM including.
  • Classes of the diabetes medications
  • Treatment of dyslipidemia/hypertension
  • Screening for, prevention and treatment of microvascular complications
  • Psychosocial support

Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, has been Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management for over 20 years. She is an Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF, a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.

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