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AMDA's 2016 Annual Conference


316 - Diabetes Pharmacotherapy in the Long-Term Care Facility: A Practical Way to Proceed


Mar 19, 2016 2:30pm ‐ Mar 19, 2016 3:30pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $24.00

Description

Accreditation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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.

Learning Objective(s):

  • 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.
Speaker(s):
Amie T. Blaszczyk, PharmD, CGP
Hennie Garza, MS, RPh
Liam Fry, MD, CMD

Disclosure(s):
Hennie Garza: Has a financial disclosure;Novo Nordisk:Speakers Bureau, Honoraria

Reference(s):
None

Speaker(s):

Credits

  • 1.00 - Clinical
  • 1.00 - CME

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