- Intended Audience: Pharmacists interested in geriatric patient care.
- Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-18-058-H04-P
- Contact Hours: 1.0
- Program Fees: $10.00
- Dates Available: 7/1/2018 to 7/1/2021
- Activity Type: Application
Elderly patients with type 2 diabetes are often at higher risk of hypoglycemia. Strategies to minimize risk of hypoglycemia in patients receiving drug therapy for type 2 diabetes are discussed in this program. Approaches to managing hypoglycemic episodes are also included in this program.
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Describe strategies to minimize the risk of hypoglycemia associated with treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
- Recommend treatments for the management of hypoglycemic episodes.
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.
Rhonda Norwood, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDE
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Delray Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic
MedMark Services, Inc.
Brandon J. Sucher, Pharm.D., BCACP, CDE, AE-C
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Regis University School of Pharmacy
Priti Patel, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Associate Professor
College of Pharmacy, University of Florida
Schedule of Activities and Requirements for Successful Course Completion
Review the course material, receive a 70% or higher on post-test, and complete an online program evaluation.
- The University of Florida College of Pharmacy will report CPE credit to CPE Monitor and CE Broker when applicable. If you would like a paper statement of credit, you may print it from your NABP e-profile.
- All pharmacists and pharmacy technicians maintain their own license and/or certification and it is their responsibility to follow up with the Office of Continuing Education at the University of Florida if any CE credit discrepancies are found.
- It is at the University’s discretion to award or deny credit to a late claiming participant (i.e. after 60 days of the participant engaging in a CPE activity) as it is the University’s CE activity and the provider needs to ensure the requirements necessary for credit are successfully completed.
- The University may request access to CPE Monitor® if the activity in question occurred within the previous 6 months and with an appropriate reason for access, i.e. power outage, etc.
Program Financial Support
This course received no financial program support.
Computer and Internet access are required to complete this course. Course content is provided via Canvas.
This course in its entirety is copyrighted by the University of Florida Continuing Pharmacy Education and may not be duplicated or reproduced for any other purpose without specific written permission.
The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.