Diabetes Training

Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/20/2013 - 06/21/2013
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location
Arizona Department of Health Services

Categories No Categories

 

 

Learning Objective:
After completing this learning activity, participants should be able to:

  1.  Apply new guidelines for screening and diagnosis using both A1c and blood glucose results.
  2. Describe the potential benefits of point of care hemoglobin A1c testing
  3. Describe the benefits of Discovery Learning and blood glucose monitoring records.
  4. Perform blood glucose tests on themselves and identify key areas of patient instruction to improve acceptance and performance.
  5. Define the concept of “best weight” as it applies to the treatment of obesity in persons with type 2 diabetes.
  6. Assess the relative blood glucose impact of several meals.
  7. Identify the physiological defect treated by each class of antidiabetic agent including dosing guidelines for the initiation of therapy with each.
  8. Perform an injection and identify key areas of patient injection instruction to improve delivery of medication.

Length of Training:
One Day
You can register to attend either Thursday June 20th or Friday June 21
8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Training

Thursdays session is now full

Intended Audience:
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Physician Assistants,Social Workers, Certified Diabetic Educators, Pharmacists

Cost:
FREE!

Trainers:
Betty Page Brackenridge, MS, RD, CDE
Owner & Director
Professional Training, Diabetes Management and Training Centers, INC, Phoenix, AZ

Betty holds a Master’s in Human nutrition and a minor in counseling. Betty is a Certified Diabetes Educator and a Registered Dietitian. She has worked as a technical advisor for the CDC and has served as a program committee member for  The International Diabetes Federation Congress, Mexico City. Betty is an accomplished author, including books, book chapters, journal articles, reviews, editorials and instruction media. Betty has been the recipient of the Global Social Service Award, granted by the American Association of Diabetes Educators Research Foundation and she has received the Distinguished Service Award, also through the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Currently, Betty is the owner and Director of Professional Training, Diabetes Management and Training Centers, Inc, located in Phoenix, Arizona.
Kris Swenson, RN, CDE
Owner & Director
Program Development, Diabetes Managment and Training Centers, INC, Phoenix, AZ
The Clinical Education Group, LLC

Kris is a Registered Nurse and a Certified Diabetes Educator. Kris has been the recipient of the Diabetes Educator of the Year  award, from the Central Arizona Association of Diabetes Educators, Chapter of the Year award from the American Association of Diabetes Educators,  and has received the Lifetime Membership Award through the Central Arizona Association of Diabetes Educators.  Kris has served as a Board member, committee member, Chairperson and President of multiple organizations, including the Arizona Diabetes Control Council, American Association of Diabetes Educators and the Central Arizona Association of Diabetes Educators. Kris is an accomplished author. Currently, Kris is the owner and Director of Program Development, Diabetes Management and Training Centers, Inc and the owner of The Clinical Education Group, L.L.C.

Location:
150 N 18th Ave Room 540A
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Tentative Agenda:
Controlling Diabetes In Primary Care:
Myth, Truth or Impossible Dream?

AGENDA
8:00 Registration
9:00 Introductions and Participant Expectations
9:30 Myths, Truths and Training the “Village”
10:00 Diagnosis & The Case for Prevention
10:30 Morning Break
10:45 Blood Glucose Monitoring and Discovery Learning:
The Perfect Match!
11:15 Obesity: Beyond Eating Less and Moving More
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Food: From Worst Nightmare to Powerful Tool

  • Fundamentals of Food and Behavior
  • Good Nutrition Does Not Equate with Good control
  • Carb Awareness and Management
  • How to Engage Patients and Give Food Power

2:15 Afternoon Break
2:30 Treatment Strategies that Fix Problems, Not Create them

  • Orals
  • Incretins
  • Insulin

4:00 Insulin Dosing, Administration Techniques & Hope
4:45 Questions & Evaluation
5:00 Adjourn for the Day
 

 

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.