Practical Management of Diabetes

Program Details

  • Intended Audience:  Pharmacists interested in Anticoagulation
  • Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-22-020-H01-P
  • Contact Hours: 6.0 Consultant Recertification/General
  • Program Fees: $100.00
  • Dates Available: 07/11/2022-07/11/2025
  • Activity Type: Knowledge

Summary

Pharmacists have an important role in providing diabetes management. The content of this program will provide the pharmacist with a review of the pathophysiology of diabetes, oral an injectable diabetes medications and therapeutic plan development. Utilizing current guidelines and recommendations, this program will provide the learner with the knowledges and skills necessary to provide routine management of diabetes in outpatient settings.  The key concepts will be addressed though case applications. 

This course is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for 6 consultant recertification hours.


Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the pathophysiology of type I, type II and gestational diabetes
  • Discuss risk factors associated with diabetes
  • Recognize symptoms of diabetes
  • List Diabetes complications
  • Describe the mechanism of action of diabetes oral medications
  • Review dosing, efficacy, safety and drug interactions
  • Discuss the cardiovascular benefits of diabetes oral medications
  • Describe the mechanism of action of diabetes injectable medications
  • Explain the time to onset, peak and duration of action of medications
  • List common adverse effects and counseling points of injectable medications for management of diabetes
  • Explain common drug interactions of injectable products.
  • List the diagnosis criteria of diabetes
  • Discuss the treatment goals pertaining to patient’s specific conditions
  • Develop pharmacotherapy plan for management of type I diabetes
  • Adjust pharmacotherapy plan based on patient’s responses
  • Discuss the disease monitoring plan for effectiveness and complications
  • Review non-pharmacological strategies in preventing type II diabetes
  • Develop pharmacotherapy plan for management of type II diabetes
  • Adjust pharmacotherapy plan based on patient’s responses
  • Discuss the disease monitoring plan for effectiveness and complications
  • Apply knowledge and principles taught in this program to patient cases in order to develop and adjust the treatment plans.

Disclosure Statement

The following speakers, reviewers, and planning committee members have disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

Lihui Yuan
Department: Pharmacodynamics

Lihui Yuan Pharm.D., Ph.D., R.Ph.

Instructional Assistant Professor

Schedule of Activities and Requirements for Successful Course Completion

Review the course material, receive a 70% or higher on the post-test, and submit a course evaluation.


Additional Resources

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