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Diabetes Education and Support: Keys to Living Well

Originally presented on November 2, 2022

Speakers:
Meredith Warshaw RD, CDN, CDCES

Ambulatory Nutrition Manager/Sodexo
NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

Mari Brick, MA
Public Health Consultant
T-Trainer, Diabetes Self-Management Program

Diabetes is a growing, serious, and costly public health problem. The daily tasks and decisions required to manage diabetes can be overwhelming.  Early and regular participation in diabetes education and support programs can help people with diabetes to stay healthy. This webcast will provide an overview of diabetes education and support programs in New York State and explain keys to increasing referral and participation. 

Learning Outcome
As a result of this educational activity, learners will increase and enhance their knowledge and competence on how participation in diabetes education and support programs can benefit people with diabetes. 

Learning Objectives
After viewing the webcast, participants will be able to:

  • List the benefits of participating in diabetes education and support programs.
  • Describe the two different types of diabetes education and support programs for people with diabetes.
  • Explain how to access diabetes self-management education and support programs.
  • Identify critical times for a person with diabetes to participate in diabetes self-management.

Target Audience
Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, community health workers and certified public health workers.


To Obtain Continuing Education Credits

Each participant interested in CE credits must watch the activity, complete an evaluation and post-test, which is available above under "Evaluation, Post-test for CE Credits". A score of 80% and above on the post-test will generate a certificate indicating the requested credits.


Criteria for Successful Completion

Learners must attend 100% of this activity to be awarded full continuing education credits /contact hours.


Disclosure Statements

None of the planners or presenters have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.


Continuing Medical Education Credits

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Continuing Medical Education Credits are offered until November 30, 2023. 


Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

University at Albany School of Public Health is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for 1.0 nursing contact hour.

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until November 30, 2023. 


Certified Health Education Specialist Contact Hours

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 1.0.  Provider ID# 99086.

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until November 30, 2023. 


Certified in Public Health

This event is sponsored by School of Public Health, University at Albany, an approved provider of CPH Renewal Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.

This offering is approved for 1.0 Certified in Public Health Renewal Credits.

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until November 30, 2023. 


Pharmacists

Pharmacists may obtain the CME certificate and content documentation (e.g., slide handouts) for credits in their discipline.