An Overview of Diabetes Management
(Once purchased, you will receive an email with a link to download course and complete quiz online.)
FPA Correspondence Course
Approved for Florida Consultant Recertification
3 Contact Hours or 0.3 CEUs
Educational Needs Assessment
often referred to as diabetes,
is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar,
either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or
because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. The incidence of
diabetes is increasing rapidly. The health care costs associated with diabetes
and its complications are growing at an alarming rate. The ADA has released new standards of medical
care for diabetes which will give clinicians the tools to provide desirable
goals and targets for patients.
At the completion of this activity, the pharmacist participant will be able to: Explain the prevalence and etiology associated with diabetes; Explain normal glucose metabolism and normal glucose regulation; Discuss the pathogenesis of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes; Describe the clinical presentation of diabetes; Compare and contrast the various pharmacological agents used to treat diabetes; Select appropriate therapy for patients with comorbid diseases;Discuss the complications associated with diabetes; Identify lifestyle modifications that are vital to the prevention and management of diabetes; Identify the role of the pharmacist in the management of diabetes.
At the completion of this activity, the technician participant will be able to: Define diabetes; Identify risk factors associated with diabetes; Recognize signs and symptoms seen in diabetes; List medications used to treat diabetes.
Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Three (3) contact hours are available upon completion of the posttest
questions and evaluation form. You must
pass the exam with a score of 70% or better.
This is an ACPE knowledge-based activity. Initial
Release Date: September 15, 2014. Expiration Date: September 15, 2017.
UAN: 0165-0000-14-121-H01-P and UAN: 0165-0000-14-121-H01-T.
Florida Board of
Pharmacy approval number PSC20-458222.