Level 1 | Meds Overview for Type 2 | 1.5 CEs
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).
With your purchase of our Level 1 - online course, you have instant access to the On-Demand course via the Online University, PLUS we have automatically enrolled you in the live webinar.
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.
- Describe the main action of the different categories of type 2 diabetes medications.
- Discuss strategies to determine the right medication for the right patient.
- List the side effects & clinical considerations of each category of medication.
- State how to use the ADA Medication algorithm to improve care.
Intended Audience: A critical course for anyone in the field of diabetes education who is involved in medication initiation, adjustment and management.
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 (Group Discounts Available)
All hours earned count toward your CDCES Accreditation Information
Earn 1.5 CEs
Course Level: 1 (included in Level 1 | Diabetes Fundamentals)
Video presentation and podcast available now On Demand
Accreditation: Diabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*
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