Improving SMBG Skills – The Power is in Their Hands: The Role of Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support in Patients Receiving Insulin

FACULTY

Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD, CDCES, FACE, MACP
Professor of Medicine
Emory University
President for Medicine and Science
American Diabetes Association
Atlanta, GA

Kim Pfotenhauer, DO
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Michigan State University
College of Osteopathic Medicine
East Lansing, MI

Also featuring

Joshua J. Neumiller, PharmD, CDCES, FADCES, FASCP
Vice-Chair & Allen I. White Distinguished Professor
Department of Pharmacotherapy
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Washington State University
Spokane, WA

Phyllisa Deroze, PhD
Director of Research at dQ&A
Founder of Black Diabetic Info
Pompano Beach, FL

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This activity will help participants to overcome clinical inertia and other potential barriers to timely and appropriate insulin therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes. Participants will be equipped with an enhanced ability to select, titrate and adjust basal insulin regimens, and to successfully educate and empower their patients to self-manage their diabetes.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This educational activity is intended for primary care healthcare professionals (including physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, diabetes educators and pharmacists) who care for patients with diabetes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Determine the impact of delayed insulin initiation on patient outcomes
  • Personalize the selection of basal insulin therapy based on patients’ clinical characteristics, preferences, and values
  • Implement strategies that optimize self-management in patients on insulin

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group will designate this online activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the online activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with diabetes.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Awarded 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

AAFP ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

The AAFP has reviewed Improving SMBG Skills – The Power is in Their Hands: The Role of Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support in Patients Receiving Insulin and deemed it acceptable for up to 1.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 02/25/2022 to 02/25/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency

AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Faculty Member Disclosures
Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD Dr. Umpierrez has nothing to disclose.
Kim Pfotenhauer, DO Dr. Pfotenhauer has nothing to disclose.
Joshua J. Neumiller, PharmD Dr. Neumiller is a consultant for Sanofi and Bayer. He is also a member of a speakers’ bureau for Dexcom.
Phyllisa Deroze, PhD Dr. Deroze has nothing to disclose.

CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose

CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.

Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM – Lead Nurse Planner
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

Staff Planners and Managers

The staff, planners, and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:

Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN, UMA/CCM – LNP, has nothing to disclose.
Cindy Lampner, MSLIS, Medical Director for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lisa Crenshaw, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Daniel DaSilva, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Aimee Meissner, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

During this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this online activity. To receive CME/CNE credit, participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures
  2. Participate in the online activity
  3. Complete posttest and evaluation form online.

Participants will receive their certificate as a downloadable file.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are science based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to use this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

For CME questions, please contact Med Learning Group at info@medlearninggroup.com

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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at info@medlearninggroup.com

RELEASE DATE: February 25, 2022

EXPIRATION DATE: February 25, 2023

Copyright © 2022 Med Learning Group. All rights reserved. These materials may be used for personal use only. Any rebroadcast, distribution, or reuse of this presentation or any part of it in any form for other than personal use without the express written permission of Med Learning Group is prohibited.

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