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Target Audience
Healthcare and public health professionals addressing prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and/or obesity, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, certified diabetes educators, social workers, health department staff,  epidemiologists and others involved in tracking diabetes and obesity care on a local, regional or national level.

Learning Objectives

The learner will be able to:

  1. Identify specific educational programming resources aimed at preventing health complications
  2. Implement the principals of health literacy that will improve their education of patients
  3. Discern trends in diabetes prevalence to predict future care priorities
  4. Discuss cases with interprofessional peers that include pediatric, adult and geriatric populations
  5. Engage in simulation sessions to improve communication skills with patients and the interprofessional care
    team.
  6. Implement specific interventions to treat diabetes and prevent complications of the disease
  7. Discuss the latest research on cardiovascular safety and anti-diabetes agents
  8. Explain the design, results and outcomes of the DPP trial
  9. Recognize the impacts of the DPP trial on patient care and professional practice
  10. Interpret the latest CDC epidemiological statistics on diabetes