ABCs of Diabetes Learning Session 1

ABCs of Diabetes Learning Session 1

Friday, February 10, 2017

Philadelphia, PA

View four lectures presented at this day-long learning session in Philadelphia.

AAFP Prescribed Credit Statement

This Enduring Material activity, The ABCs of Diabetes - Learning Session 1 (webinar), has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 06/01/2017. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the New Jersey of Academy of Family Physicians. The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience

Family Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, and other healthcare providers with an interest in caring for patients with diabetes.

Learning Objectives

  1. Create patient-centered management plans for patients with diabetes focused on reducing complications through the ABCS – A1c, blood pressure, cholesterol, and smoking cessation
  2. Follow evidence based guidelines for the care of patients with diabetes
  3. Recognize the importance of treating to patient-centered goals and act to intensify therapies when warranted
  4. Recognize patient, physician and system barriers to medication use and take action to mitigate them
  5. Counsel patients on the importance of physical activity, weight management, and healthy lifestyle choices in the management of diabetes
  6. Implement diabetes self-management plans, patient education, and patient engagement tools to involve patients in their care
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1
  • 4.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/01/2017
Course expires: 
05/31/2018
Rating: 
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John Keith
Program Specialist & Asthma Team lead, American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic

Frank Leone, MD
Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Division, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Mark H. Schutta, MD
G. Clayton Kyle Associate Professor of Diabetes, Medical Director, Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Center, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine

Disclosures

Dr. Schutta has disclosed that his spouse is a Senior Medical Director for Merck Pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Leone and Mr. Keith have no financial conflicts of interest relevant to this activity.

Conflicts were resolved according to NJAFP policy.

The planners and reviewers of this activity have no financial conflicts of interest relevant to this activity.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1
  • 4.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 4.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/01/2017
Course expires: 
05/31/2018
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