Weitzman ECHO Type 1 Diabetes CGM (July 19, 2023)
In collaboration between Community Health Center, Inc., the University of Connecticut, and the Weitzman Institute, Weitzman ECHO Type 1 Diabetes seeks to improve the care of Type 1 Diabetes in Latinx patients.
This activity meets every Wednesday from 1-2pm ET.
This activity is appropriate for the following audiences:
- Primary care providers
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to do the following:
- Identify the different types of insulins for Type 1 Diabetes management
- Name patient-specific factors when selecting insulins
- Describe strategies for adjusting insulins for Type 1 Diabetes management
- Explain the rationale behind using Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Type 1 Diabetes
- Summarize the technological aspects of Continuous Glucose Monitoring
- Clarify the CGM components and functionality
- Detail the logistics of implementing CGM at CHC, including patient payer coverage
- Interpret CGM data and apply it to Type 1 diabetes management
- Understand the cultural factors associated with CGM uptake in Hispanics with Type 1 diabetes
This activity meets every Wednesday from 1-2pm ET. Below are the dates of the sessions:
Weitzman Institute Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of the Weitzman Institute to ensure that Continuing Education (CE) activities are independent and free of commercial bias. To ensure educational content is objective, balanced, and guarantee content presented is in the best interest of its learners' and the public, the Weitzman Institute requires that everyone in a position to control educational content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. An ineligible company is one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Examples can be found at accme.org.
Faculty participating in a Weitzman Institute-sponsored activity must disclose to the planning committee and audience all financial or other relationship(s) with ineligible companies.
No faculty disclosed a relevant financial relationship for this program.
In support of improving patient care, Moses/Weitzman Health System Inc. and its Weitzman Institute is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credential Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
By completing this activity, you provide Moses/Weitzman Health System Inc. the permission to share completion data with the ACCME and the certifying board(s).
- 1.00 AAPA Category I CMEThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Academy of PAs (AAPA) credit to physician assistants at its activities. Participants should only claim commensurate credit with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 ACPEThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) credit to pharmacists at its activities.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Through Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
- 1.00 ANCCThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) nursing credit to nurses at its activities.
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- The activity will take place over Zoom, which must be accessed directly from within the activity.