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Level 1 | Meds Overview for Type 2 | 1.5 CEs

Level 1 | Meds Overview for Type 2 | 1.5 CEs

$ 29.00

Title: Meds Overview for Type 2 | 1.5 CEs

This course is included in: Level 1 - Diabetes Fundamentals. Purchase this course individually for $29 or enroll in the entire bundle and save 40% (discount already applied).

Diabetes Education Services Online University Courses are an excellent way to study for your exam anytime and anywhere that is convenient for you. You will have immediate access to your courses for 1 year after your purchase date. Each individual online course includes a: video presentation, podcast, practice test and additional resources.

This course is an introduction to the abundance of medications available to treat type 2 diabetes. We explore the different classes of diabetes medications including action, considerations, & side effects. Case studies help students with problem-solving & immediate application of this complex topic.


  1. Describe the main action of the different categories of type 2 diabetes medications.
  2. Discuss strategies to determine the right medication for the right individual.
  3. List the side effects and clinical considerations of each category of medication.
  4. State how to use the ADA Medication algorithm to improve care.

Learning Outcome:

The diabetes care team will have an increased knowledge of the best medication recommendations based on person-specific factors and will be able to provide accurate information to people with diabetes on each of the anti-hyperglycemic medications.

Target Audience:

This course is a knowledge-based activity designed for individuals or groups of diabetes professionals, including RNs, RDs/RDNs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, and other healthcare providers interested in staying up to date on current practices of care for people with prediabetes, diabetes, and other related conditions. The practice areas for RDs/RDNs for CDR reporting are healthcare, preventative care, wellness, and, lifestyle along with, education and research. 

CDR Performance Indicators:

  • 10.4.2
  • 10.5.1

Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, has been Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management for over 15 years. She is an Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF, a working educator, and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.

Fee: $29.00 

Earn 1.5 CEs 

Course Level: 1 (included in Level 1 | Diabetes Fundamentals)

AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and our Level 1 | Meds Overview for Type 2 awards 1.5 CPEUs in accordance with the Commission on Dietetic Registration’s CPEU Prior Approval Program.

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the certification exam. CBDCE and ADCES do not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES or BC-ADM exams, except for those published by CBDCE & ADCES.

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