New and Emerging Treatment Options in Type 2 Diabetes
Tuesday, January 22, 2014 • 1-2 pm EST
Accreditation for Pharmacists
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity provides 1 hour (0.1 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit (activity # 0204-0000-13-489-L01-P).
For Nurse Practitioners
This program is approved for 1.0 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1.0 hour of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Program ID 1309383. This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards.
Educational Review Systems is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (provider # 5-115).
This activity is provided free of charge. Participants must participate in the entire presentation, submit an enrollment code (announced during the webinar), and complete the course evaluation to receive continuing credit. Participants will process CE credit online at http://elearning.ashp.org/my-activities, with the option of printing a CE certificate. CPE credit will be reported directly to CPE Monitor.
Methods and Format
This is a live web-based activity consisting of audio, presentation slides, and an activity evaluation tool. A live webinar brings the presentation to you. Listen to the speaker present in “real time” as you watch the slides on the screen. You will have the opportunity to ask the speaker questions at the end of the program. Please join the conference at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start time for important announcements.
This continuing education activity was planned to meet the needs of pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, and diabetes educators.
This educational activity will provide health care practitioners with an overview of treatment options for type 2 diabetes, focusing on new and existing incretin-based agents. The mechanism of action and role in therapy of existing and emerging options for the management of type 2 diabetes will be described, and the importance of considering patient-specific characteristics and preferences will be discussed.
Time for questions and answers from the webinar audience will be provided at the end of the presentation.
At the conclusion of this knowledge-based continuing education activity, participants should be able to
- Describe the mechanism of action and place in therapy of existing and emerging options for the management of type 2 diabetes.
- Discuss recent changes to national guidelines for the management of type 2 diabetes.
- Examine pharmacologic strategies in management of patients with type 2 diabetes.
- Explain current and emerging trends in diabetes care.
Curtis L. Triplitt, Pharm.D., CDE
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Assistant Dean of Research
Texas Tech University Health Science Center at the Permian Basin
Debbie Hinnen, RN, ARNP, BC-ADM, CDE, FAAN, FAADE
Director, Education Services
Mid-America Diabetes Associates
Viewing the Webinar as a Group
To arrange for colleagues to participate in this webinar as a group, one person serving as the group coordinator should register for the webinar. The group coordinator will receive an e-mail confirmation with instructions for joining the webinar. A few minutes before the webinar begins, the group coordinator should launch the webinar link. Once the webinar has been activated, the coordinator will have the option to open the audio via VoIP (Voice Over IP) on the webinar toolbar or use a touch tone phone with the provided dial-in information. At the conclusion of the activity, the group coordinator will complete a brief online evaluation and report the number of participants at that site. Each participant will process their own continuing education statements online.
Webinar System Requirements
Computer with speakers, internet access and basic system requirements. When you register, the webinar system will assess your system to ensure compatibility.
Voice Over IP (VoIP) via your computer or telephone to dial the toll-free number and listen to the presentation (if you choose not to use VoIP).
Be sure to view the webinar system requirements for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android prior to the activity.