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AMDA's 2017 Annual Conference


TH10 - Diabetes Skills Workshop


Mar 16, 2017 1:30pm ‐ Mar 16, 2017 5:00pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00

Description

This session will provide practical training in identification, evaluation, treatment and monitoring of diabetes in the PA/LTC.

Learning Objectives:

  • Estimate carbohydrate content of common foods and make practical recommendations for snacks, and celebrations, and treat hypoglycemia.
  • Demonstrate self-monitoring of blood glucose, use of insulin delivery devices, and in the recognition of various brands of insulins and GLP1 agonists.
  • Perform a comprehensive diabetic foot exam, and determine appropriate glycemic goals in an individualized, patient-centered manner.
  • Discuss rational therapeutic choices in patients with varying co-morbidities, cognitive and functional challenges as fellas transitioning from the use of sliding scale insulin.

Speaker(s):

  • Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD, FACP
  • Meenakshi Patel, MD, MMM, CMD, Assoc., Prof., Dept of Geriatrics, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
  • Cecilia Rokusek, EdD, MS, RD, Project Manager, NSU Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness
  • Chad Worz, PharmD, BCGP, CEO, The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

Credits

  • 3.50 - Clinical
  • 3.50 - CME

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