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Diabetes in the 21st Century Symposium | Concord, CA

July 11, 2019

Diabetes in the 21st Century: Inpatient Diabetes Survival

Learning Objectives
At the end of this seminar, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the pathophysiology and diagnostic criteria for patients with diabetes.
  • Describe the goals of inpatient diabetes care and why glucose control in the hospital is
  • Identify 2 effective strategies to prevent hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia.
  • List 3 survival skills every inpatient should know before discharge.
  • Describe motivational strategies for healthy eating with diabetes.
  • List 2 current medications used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes.

Through dynamic presentations and case studies, this all day seminar will provide creative strategies to
help the bedside nurse succeed at teaching patients about diabetes and the latest advances in
diabetes care. In addition, small group activities will allow participants to improve clinical confidence
and diabetes problem-solving skills.

Content Coordinator
Alicia Bakkum, FNP-C, BC-ADM, CDCES, Inpatient Diabetes Educator, JMH

Presented By
Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, BC-ADM, CDCES, President, Professional Diabetes Education Services

Registration Information:
Date: Thursday, July 11, 2019
Time: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm (Registration begins at 8:00 am)
Location: Concord 1-2, JMH, Concord Medical Center

Register online in KNOWLEDGE CENTER
Morning beverage service and box lunch will be provided
Provider, John Muir Health, Concord Medical Center, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing,
Provider # 00564 for 6 contact hours.

CE credit is only granted for full attendance of this seminar. An employee attending the seminar late or
leaving early may not be issued contact hours.

If you have any questions or require any auxiliary aids/services to attend this seminar, please contact
Beverly Davidson, x33346 or beverly.davidson@johnmuirhealth.com


July 11, 2019
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John Muir Hospital, Concord, CA

, CA United States
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