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Insulin Delivery Systems
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This activity is designed to enhance the healthcare professional's knowledge and understanding of insulin delivery systems in the management of diabetes. It is intended for pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians who work with or anticipate working with patients with diabetes who may require insulin. Discussed in the activity are a review of key findings of the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial and the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study; current options for insulin delivery; a comparison of traditional vial and syringe insulin administration to other insulin delivery systems; and insulin delivery systems in research and development.

This continuing education activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

This activity offers CE credit for pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians:

      • Pharmacists: .1 CEUs
      • Registered Nurses: 1.2 contact hours
      • Dietitians: 1.0 CPEUs

The Basics of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy
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This continuing education monograph is designed for nurses and pharmacists who treat patients with diabetes and wish to expand their knowledge of insulin therapy and continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII).

Described in the activity are the basic mechanism of CSII therapy, the intent and indications, and the process for selecting, training, and initiating patients to CSII therapy. Also discussed are the risks and benefits associated with CSII therapy, the types of insulin used, and the material, financial, and psychosocial resources necessary for successful CSII therapy.

This continuing education activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

This activity offers CE credit for pharmacists and nurses:

      • Pharmacists: .2 CEUs
      • Registered Nurses: 2.5 contact hours

Managing Diabetes with Oral Antidiabetic Agents

This activity is designed to enhance the healthcare professional's knowledge and understanding of treatment options that may be considered when implementing oral medications in the stepped care approach to type 2 diabetes. It is intended for pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians who are involved in the education and counseling of patients with type 2 diabetes.

Discussed in the activity are special considerations to review with the patient who is taking oral antidiabetic medications and the mechanism of action of oral medications available to treat type 2 diabetes.

This program is supported through an unrestricted educational grant from Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

This activity offers CE credit for pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians:

      • Pharmacists: .1 CEUs
      • Registered Nurses: 1.2 Contact Hours
      • Dietitians: 1.0 CPEUs

This monograph has been designed to enhance the healthcare professional's knowledge and understanding of new insulin products and diabetes treatment strategies. It is intended for pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians who work with or anticipate working with patients with diabetes who may require insulin.

Discussed in the program are the impact of the disease, insulin formulations, insulin analogs, dosing regimens, and available alternatives for insulin administration. The benefits of tight glycemic control and techniques for minimizing problems associated with insulin therapy are identified and described.

This program is supported through an unrestricted educational grant from Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

This activity offers CE credit for pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians:

      • Pharmacists: .15 CEUs
      • Registered Nurses: 2.0 Contact Hours
      • Dietitians: 2.0 CPEUs

 

 

 
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