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Basal Insulin Therapy Module 2: Using Patient Cases to Address the Challenges of Transitioning to Newer Basal Insulins

Basal Insulin Therapy Module 2: Using Patient Cases to Address the Challenges of Transitioning to Newer Basal Insulins

Format

Slide Lecture Series

Time to Complete

1 hour

Released

December 22, 2017

Expires

December 31, 2018
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Maximum Credits

1.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Pharmacy Credits

Pharmacists may earn 1.00 CPE Credits (0.10 CEUs) by completing this course on the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) website. Please click here to go to the course (you will leave the myCME website, and free registration on the ASHP website is required). Your certificate will save on ASHP.org and will not be included in your myCME CME History.

Accredited Provider

This continuing medical education activity is provided by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Commercial Supporter

Supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.

Program Description

While insulin is often required in many patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus because of disease progression and the loss of pancreatic β cell insulin secretion, only 28% of adults with diabetes in the United States use insulin (with or without oral antidiabetes agents), often because patients do not recognize the need for improved glycemic control, fear injections, or are concerned about adverse effects and potential changes in lifestyle. In this online educational activity, the faculty builds on the first module in the series by identifying common barriers to the transition to newer basal insulin therapies for patients with type 2 diabetes at the provider, health system, and patient levels and strategies for overcoming them. Patient cases are used to illustrate how to initiate, titrate, and switch basal insulin products taking into account patients’ preferences, abilities, and resources.

Intended Audience

This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners involved in the management of patients with type 2 diabetes.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this application-based educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain common provider and health system barriers to the transition to newer basal insulin therapies
  • Explain how to initiate, titrate, and switch basal insulin therapies, taking into account patients’ preferences, abilities, and resources
  • Using patient cases, illustrate strategies for overcoming barriers to initiating and switching basal insulin therapy

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

In accordance with ACCME and ACPE Standards for Commercial Support, ASHP policy requires that all faculty, planners, reviewers, staff, and others in a position to control the content of this presentation disclose their relevant financial relationships. In this activity, only the individuals below have disclosed a relevant financial relationship. No other persons associated with this presentation have disclosed any relevant financial relationships.

Faculty


Susan Cornell, PharmD, CDE, FAADE, FAPhA, Activity Chair

Associate Director of Experiential Education
Associate Professor
Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy
Diabetes Education and Care Provider
Bolingbrook Christian Health Clinic and Will-Grundy Medical Clinic
Downers Grove, IL

Dr. Cornell discloses the following:
Novo Nordisk: advisory board, speakers bureau


Eric L. Johnson, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Director, Interprofessional Education
University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Assistant Medical Director, Altru Diabetes Center
Grand Forks, ND

Dr. Johnson discloses the following:
Medtronic: speakers bureau
Novo Nordisk: advisory board, speakers bureau
Sanofi: advisory board

Accredited Provider Disclosure

The planners and managers reported no financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouses/life partners have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity.

Credit

1.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM  . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage. All activity participants will be informed if any speakers/authors intend to discuss either non-FDA approved or investigational use of products/devices.

Instructions

In order to receive credit, participants must complete the pre-assessment, post-test, and program evaluation. Participants must also score at least 70% on the post-test. Certificates will be distributed online at the conclusion of the activity. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME within your Profile/CME History, which you can access at any time.

For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact elearning@ashp.org.

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Hardware and Software Requirements
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