Medication Update Toolkit

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This Meds Update Toolkit includes two On Demand courses designed to keep you abreast of the rapidly changing world of Diabetes Pharmacology in the Outpatient and Inpatient Setting. If you want cutting edge information on the latest pharmacology and hospital glucose management, we highly recommend this toolkit.

Medication Update 2017 – 1.5 CEs

There is an abundance of new medications approved by the FDA. In addition, there are new important warnings on older medications. Concentrated insulins are causing confusion and the first biosimiliar insulin was recently approved. There are 2 new insulin +GLP-RA combo medications on the market.  

  • How do we integrate these new medications into our practice?
  • What are the benefits and limitations and what information are we compelled to share with our patients and providers?
  • Using national algorithms to integrate new medications

Basal Bolus Therapy in the Hospital 2.0 CEs

Glucose control in the hospital matters! This course provides participants with a step-by-step approach to safely and effectively implement Basal Bolus Insulin Therapy in the inpatient setting.

  • We discuss appropriate insulin dosing based on the patient’s clinical presentation and apply dosing strategies to a variety of case studies.
  • Included are hard-to-manage situations that commonly occur in hospital settings and a discussion of solutions that will keep patients safe and get glucose levels to goal.
  • In addition, sample basal/bolus and insulin drip guidelines plus lots of resource articles are included.
  • This online course is designed for individuals and is also available for institutions.

Intended Audience: These courses are knowledge-based activities designed for individual or groups of diabetes educators, including RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants and other health care providers interested in enhancing their medication and inpatient glucose management knowledge.

Instructor: Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDE, BC-ADM is a nationally recognized expert, working educator and creator of the Diabetes Medication and Insulin PocketCards.

Testimonial: I want to let you know your online program rocks! I’d say it is the best one out there!” 

 – Marsha

Fee: $49.00 (Group Discounts Available)

All hours earned count toward your CDE Accreditation Information

Earn 3.5 CEs

All video presentations and podcasts available now On Demand. Includes both courses, free podcasts, handouts, resources and CE Certificates.  

*Certified Diabetes Educator® and CDE® are registered marks owned by NCBDE. The use of DES products do not guarantee successful passage of the CDE® exam. NCBDE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDE® exam, except for those published by NCBDE.”

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Accreditation: Our online programs are accredited by the National Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), which mean all hours earned can be applied to your CDE®. If you need hours to apply for or renew your Certified Diabetes Educator®* (CDE®), our class hours of instruction count toward your CDE® regardless of your profession.**

*Certified Diabetes Educator® and CDE® are registered marks owned by NCBDE. The use of DES products do not guarantee successful passage of the CDE® exam. NCBDE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDE® exam, except for those published by NCBDE.”

**To satisfy the requirement for renewal of certification by continuing education for the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE), continuing education activities must be applicable to diabetes and approved by a provider on the NCBDE List of Recognized Providers (www.ncbde.org). NCBDE does not approve continuing education. Diabetes Education Services is accredited/approved by the Commission of Dietetic Registration which is on the list of NCBDE Recognized Providers.”

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