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MPhA Virtual Coffee Break: Updates to Diabetes Guidelines
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 Export to Your Calendar 6/20/2018
When: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (CDT)
Where: Online Webinar
United States


Online registration is available until: 6/20/2018
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Updates to Diabetes Guidelines: A Focus on Evidence and Clinical Application of Newer Agents

Dial-in Webinar

Updates will be provided on both the American Diabetes Association guidelines as well as the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists guidelines with a focus on newer agents and evidence supporting use of these medications.

Learning Objectives:

  • Summarize and apply the 2018 clinical guidelines for the treatment of hyperglycemia;
  • Recommend appropriate anti-diabetic agents according to patient characteristics and co-morbidities;
  • Apply evidence-based medicine beyond the guidelines to clinical decision-making in patients with diabetes;
  • Summarize several cardiovascular outcome trials related to anti-diabetic agents and apply trial data to clinical decision-making.

Speakers:

Kylee Funk, PharmD, BCPS

Kylee Funk is clinical faculty at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy. Dr. Funk provides comprehensive medication management at the University of Minnesota Health Nurse Practitioners Clinic. Her research is around the impact of CMM, pharmacist and nurse practitioner partenerships, and innovative techniques for diabetes education. Dr. Funk and Dr. Schweiss are co-directors for the Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome course.


Sarah Schweiss, PharmD, BCACP

Sarah Schweiss is clinical faculty at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy on the Duluth campus. She also serves as the Assistant Director for the University of Minnesota's PGY-1 residency program. Dr. Schweiss provides comprehensive medication management at St. Luke's Mount Royal Medical Clinic. Her scholarly expertise lies in the realm of innovative diabetes education, interprofessional diabetes care, and novel teaching methods among ambulatory care pharmacy residency programs. Dr. Schweiss co-directs the College's Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome course with Dr. Funk, and also serves as the course director for an interprofessional diabetes experience elective.



Registration Fees:

The cost is $25 for nonmembers. MPhA pharmacist members, pharmacy technician members and student members may attend at no cost.


Continuing Education:

This presentation is being submitted to the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy for Continuing Education credit approval (one hour).

To receive Board of Pharmacy credits for this program, the following must be completed:

  • Full participation/completion of webinar either during the live program or the archived presentation

  • Completion of survey post webinar acknowledging participation

Board of Pharmacy credit processing takes place on the 15th of each month.

The Minnesota Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Questions? Please contact info@mpha.org with questions about credits.

Please contact jessicag@ewald.com with any technical questions or issues.

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