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How Sweet It Is! Management of Diabetes: Oral Medications

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

1.25 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Friday, October 13, 2017

Offline Date:

Friday, April 17, 2020

ACPE Expiration Date

Friday, April 17, 2020

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$4.00

  • Overview

    Pharmacy practitioners are drug experts, including the selection, dosing and titration of oral antidiabetes and hypoglycemic agents. Many new antidiabetes medications have been introduced to the market in recent years, and pharmacist needs to be aware about best practices in the use of these medications.

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    Handouts

    Slide Document:   17043H01_4pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   17043H01_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Describe the mechanism of action of each oral hypoglycemic or oral antidiabetes medication used to treat type 2 diabetes.
    Describe the adverse effects of each oral medication used to treat diabetes, and therapeutic strategies to avoid or treat these side effects.
    Describe the role of each oral medication used to treat diabetes in the overall treatment approach for type 2 diabetes.
    List important counseling points for patients receiving oral diabetes medications.


    Pharmacist

    Describe the mechanism of action of each oral hypoglycemic or oral antidiabetes medication used to treat type 2 diabetes.
    Describe the adverse effects of each oral medication used to treat diabetes, and therapeutic strategies to avoid or treat these side effects.
    Describe the role of each oral medication used to treat diabetes in the overall treatment approach for type 2 diabetes.
    List important counseling points for patients receiving oral diabetes medications.


    Pharmacy Technician

    Describe the mechanism of action of each oral hypoglycemic or oral antidiabetes medication used to treat type 2 diabetes.
    Describe the adverse effects of each oral medication used to treat diabetes, and therapeutic strategies to avoid or treat these side effects.
    Describe the role of each oral medication used to treat diabetes in the overall treatment approach for type 2 diabetes.
    List important counseling points for patients receiving oral diabetes medications.

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-17-043-H01-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-17-043-H01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-17-043-H01-T

    ACPE PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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