Diabetes – Next Steps

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Conduct appropriate screenings and develop prevention plans to reduce patient risk of onset of Type 2 Diabetes. 
2. Monitor patients who have diabetes for comorbidities and complications. 
3. Create a long-term chronic care disease management plan that includes medical therapy, lifestyle modification, self-management education and psychosocial assessment and care, inclusive of new pharmacologic guidelines for the management of diabetes and updated recommendations for initiation of insulin therapy. 
4. Incorporate key elements of the Chronic Care Model (CCM) and the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) into long-term management care of patients with diabetes.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
01/17/2017
Course expires: 
01/16/2020
Parent activity set: 

Jonathon M Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Assistant Professor, Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/17/2017
Course expires: 
01/16/2020
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