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Designation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABPLM Designation Statement: This internet enduring material has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 1 clinical hour toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post-acute and long-term care medicine. The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.
Session Description: This session will provide an overview of the evidence which guides relaxed blood glucose and hemoglobin A1c goals for the older adult resident in long-term care, as well as a practical approach to difficult clinical scenarios in the management of the diabetic resident. This session will use an interactive case-based format.
Review the evidence which guides relaxed blood glucose and hemoglobin A1c goals in older adults.
Recognize the impact of diabetes management on quality measures within the long-term care environment.
Develop a plan of care for an older long-term care resident with diabetes.
Outline a facility-level plan to minimize the use of sliding scale insulin.