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New Treatment Choices Enhance Diabetes Care

 

Sponsored by Aventis & Novo Nordisk: Innovators in Diabetes Care

 

As a health care provider, you feel the frustrations of shortened hospital stays and shorter appointment times. You need to ensure your client has all the tools they need to manage their diabetes care. You need strategies for helping patients effectively self-manage their diabetes, identifying potential problems and enhancing your skills for problem solving challenging situations.

 

Innovative advances in diabetes care are evident in every dimension - new oral medications, new insulin, nutrition guidelines and choices, new glucose monitors, computer related technology, and new administration devices and aides. Preventing the onset of diabetes, especially among our nationís youth, should be a high priority of care and education. Even more exciting is the concept of self-care and self-management as the basis for diabetes treatment and education in this age of managed care. This comprehensive diabetes seminar will provide a theoretical background and describe clinical applications to help you to better care for and promote a self-care model for diabetics.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

1. Review the alterations that happen to normal metabolism in type 1 and type 2 diabetes and the resulting possible complications.

  1. Describe the effect of new diabetes treatment options as part of the fundamentals of diabetes management which includes healthy nutrition, exercise, stress reduction, and medication.
  2. Discuss the importance of self care and self management as the basis for diabetes care and education.

 

COURSE OUTLINE:

9:00 AM Introduction

Review of alterations in metabolism in type 1 and type 2 diabetes and possible complications

10:00 AM New treatment options

New insulins

New oral medications

10:45 AM Break

11:00 AM More treatment options

Combination therapy

Carbohydrate/Insulin ratio

Insulin pumps/Insulin pens

11:30 AM The enhancing role of self care and self management

Evaluation

Course Presenter: Wini Schaedel, ARNP, MSN, CDE has been working in diabetes care for 13 years. She developed and coordinated the Partners In Care Diabetes Education program in Manhattan, Kansas which received recognition by the American Diabetes Association in 1993 and 1998. Wini is currently practicing at clinics in Salina, Hill City and Beloit in an advanced nurse practice role of diabetes management and education.

 

Contact Hours: Maurenne Griese, RNC, BSN as a provider of continuing education credit by the Kansas State Board Of Nursing, is offering this program for 3 contact hours, applicable toward RN and LPN relicensure (Provider # SP0643-0203).

How to Register: Send a completed registration form with payment (check or money order, payable to Diabetes Consulting Services to: Diabetes Care Conferences, 5627 Elbo Ridge Drive, Manhattan, KS 66502-8815.

Cost: $25 Advance Registration, $35 at the Door . Cost includes handouts and continuing education credit. Method of payment includes checks or money orders and should be made payable to Diabetes Consulting Services. By registering in advance, you ensure your spot in a class and will receive your course certificate the day of the course.

Cancellation: Inclement weather or courses with less than 10 registrants may be subject a course to cancellation. In the event of a cancellation, a full refund will be provided and registered participants will be notified in advance.

Questions?: Contact Maurenne Griese, Course Coordinator at 785-539-1996 or e-mail griese@networksplus.net

 

 

Name:_________________________________________ Credentials(RN, LPN, ARNP, RD, etc)____________________

Home Address:_________________________________ City: _________________ State:______ Zip:_______________

Home & Work Phone:_______________________________ Location/Date of Seminar:____________________________

Professional License Number: _________________________________ E-Mail Address:__________________________

Mail form and registration fee to: Diabetes Care Conferences, 5627 Elbo Ridge Drive, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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