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Treatment Options in Caring for Older Patients with Diabetes

Event Type

Live Online

Date

Friday, September 6, 2019

Time

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Location

PharmCon Webinar Studio (freeCE.com)

Credits

1.5 Contact Hour(s)

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$35.00

  • Overview

    The guidelines for treatment of elderly patients with diabetes is different from the treatment of the general population. Many healthcare professionals are not aware of ADA guidelines for diabetes treatment and the potential risk of conventional therapy in elderly patients with diabetes

    Handouts

    Slide Document:   19100L01_6pp.pdf


    Slide Document:   19100L01_2pp.pdf

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    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Identify American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines for treatment options in caring for older patients with diabetes.
    Recognize appropriate medication therapy for older patients with diabetes.
    Recognize potential drug interactions that may affect elderly patients with diabetes.
    Describe potential adverse effects of diabetes related medications.
    Identify barriers to compliance with diabetes therapy in elderly patients with diabetes.


    Pharmacist

    Identify American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines for treatment options in caring for older patients with diabetes.
    Recognize appropriate medication therapy for older patients with diabetes.
    Recognize potential drug interactions that may affect elderly patients with diabetes.
    Describe potential adverse effects of diabetes related medications.
    Identify barriers to compliance with diabetes therapy in elderly patients with diabetes.


    Pharmacy Technician

    Identify adverse effects of common diabetes medications.
    Recognize the connection between estimated glucose levels and hemoglobin A1c.
    Recognize the difference between basal and bolus insulin and implication on elderly patients with diabetes.
    Differentiate between the onset of action, peak effect and duration of action of different insulin products.

  • Repeat Presentation

    This presentation was last given on Tuesday, June 25, 2019

    Future Airings

    DateTime 
    Monday, October 28, 201910:30 AMView

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-19-100-L01-N

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-19-100-L01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-19-100-L01-T

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HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
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Speakers or headphones
 


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4G cellular connection
 
 

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