Webinars

Practice Management

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    Speaker: Teresa Pearson, MSN, CDE, FAADE

    Managing Populations, Treating Individuals

    Webinar Description: Population health management is designed to improve the health of a defined patient population and relies on the ability to provide individualized support at and between clinic visits. Teresa L Pearson, MS, RN, CDE, FAADE discusses population-level strategies to organize and deliver care to people with diabetes.

     
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    Speaker: Kim Kelly, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CDTC, CPC, CEC

    Sleep Apnea and Diabetes: More than just a sleepless night!

    Webinar Description: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with the development of type 2 diabetes due to altered glucose metabolism and promotion of insulin resistance. There is evidence to suggest that untreated OSA may have a negative glycemic impact in people with type 2 diabetes. Kim Kelly, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CDTC, CPC, CEC discusses the association between OSA and type 2 diabetes.

     
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    Speaker: Jane K. Dickinson, RN, PhD, CDE

    Language in Diabetes Care and Education

    Webinar Description: Representatives from the American Diabetes Association and the American Association of Diabetes Educators released a consensus statement about the use of language in diabetes care and education. The statement provides recommendations for language used by healthcare professionals and others when discussing diabetes through spoken or written words. Jane K. Dickinson, RN, PhD, CDE, reviews the components of the statement and share how healthcare professionals can engage in nonjudgmental language that places the person with diabetes before the disease.

     
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    Speaker: Juan Pablo Frias, MD

    American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2018: Latest Updates

    Webinar Description: The American Diabetes Association’s Standards of Care provide the latest in comprehensive, evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of children and adults with type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes. In this webinar, Juan P. Frías, MD, reviews key revisions in the 2018 standards of care.

     
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    Speaker: Jane Jeffrie Seley DNP, MSN, MPH, RN, GNP, BC-ADM, CDE, CDTC, FAAN

    Diabetes Care Transitions in the Hospital: Preventing Readmissions

    Webinar Description: People with diabetes have higher rates of hospital readmission compared to people without diabetes. Hospital readmission is a high-priority quality measure, and reducing readmission rates is critical for quality improvement and cost reduction. Jane Jeffrie Seley, DNP, MPH, BC-ADM, CDE, CDTC, FAAN, FAADE shares potential ways to reduce hospital readmission risk among people with diabetes.

     
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    Speaker: Mark Heyman, PhD, CDE

    Healthcare Provider Burnout: How Do You Cope?

    Webinar Description: Healthcare provider burnout is increasing in prevalence and poses a threat to our healthcare system. Burnout was a syndrome identified 30 years ago, and is characterized by depersonalization, emotional exhaustion, and a sense of low personal accomplishment. Characteristics of the healthcare environment coupled with personal factors place healthcare providers at risk for burnout.

     
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    Speaker: John Sears, PhD, MBA

    Value-Based Care in Managing Type 2 Diabetes (T2D): From Healthcare System Dynamics to Quality Measures

    Webinar Description: Value-based care has emerged as a solution to address rising health care costs, clinical inefficiencies and duplication of services found within the traditional fee-for-service delivery model. Value-based care is designed to achieve the best outcomes at the lowest cost and is a shift from a supply-driven health care system to a patient-centered system.

     
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    Speaker: Kim L Kelly, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CDTC, CPC, CEC

    Overview of Landmark Clinical Trials in Diabetes

    Webinar Description: Landmark clinical trials are trials that have significantly influenced clinical practice, and there are several clinical trials that are well known for their implications in diabetes prevention and control. Kim Kelly, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CDTC, CPC, CEC presents the landmark clinical trials that have most influenced the clinical practice of diabetes.

     
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    Speaker: Maggie Powers, PhD, RD, CDE

    Diabetes Self-management Education and Support: A Joint Position Statement

    Webinar Description: Diabetes self-management education (DSME) is a critically important and fundamental element of care for all people with diabetes and those at risk for developing the disease. DSME is a collaborative process through which people with diabetes gain the knowledge and skills necessary to modify their behavior and successfully self-manage the disease and its related conditions. The purpose of DSME is to support informed decision making, self-care behaviors, problem solving and active collaboration with the health care team in order to improve clinical outcomes and quality of life for people with diabetes. The ultimate goal of DSME is to reduce the burden of diabetes on individuals, families, communities and healthcare systems.

     
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    Speaker: Jerry Meece, RPh, FACA, FAADE, CDE

    ACEing Adherence in Diabetes Care

    Webinar Description: Diabetes is a challenging disease to manage due to the multitude of therapeutic recommendations and the need for lifelong adherence. Reasons for non-adherence are multifactorial, difficult to identify, and common in individuals with diabetes, which makes target glycemic control difficult to attain.

     
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    Speaker: Mark Heyman, PhD, CDE

    Overcoming Diabetes Burnout: Helping People Live Well with Diabetes

    Webinar Description: Living with diabetes can be overwhelming and may ultimately lead to “burnout,” which can add to the myriad of challenges already faced by someone with a chronic disease like diabetes. Symptoms of burnout can include depression, lack of hope, and frustration. These symptoms impact adults and adolescents alike and may diminish their ability to manage their disease. Mark Heyman, PhD, CDE shares his experience working with patients with diabetes and helping them avoid or overcome the mental health challenges of living with diabetes.

     
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    Speaker: Paul Stang, PhD

    Health Literacy and Numeracy in Diabetes

    Webinar Description: Low health literacy and numeracy are common and are associated with poor health outcomes across chronic disease states. In diabetes, health literacy and numeracy are related to diabetes knowledge, self-efficacy, self-care behaviors, and glucose control. Health literacy and numeracy are important to diabetes self-care behaviors, which include glucose monitoring, healthy eating, and taking medication.