Managing Diabetes in Older Adults

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Target Audience

Pharmacists

Description

This knowledge-based CPE activity will examine how the balance of harms and benefits for the multitude of available diabetes drugs is especially challenging in older adults. This session will offer practical pearls for managing diabetes in a population that is frequently overlooked and underrepresented in drug trials

This is a live webinar only and instructor will present this program remotely.

Live Webinar Information
This webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the webinar will be emailed prior to the event. Please go to our live webinar requirements page for more information and to test the computer/device and network prior to the event.

Continuing Education Credit For Pharmacists:
The University Of North Carolina Eshelman School Of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The program ACPE#0046-9999-21-007-L01-P (Pharmacist) provides 2.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. To receive CE credit, you must complete the CE attendance form and the evaluation of the program. Statement of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor. Statements of CE Credit will be processed in approximately 2 to 3 weeks. **No partial credit will be available**

This project is supported by funds from the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under grant number # 2U1QHP28734, Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the BHPr, HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.”

“The UNC Center for Aging and Health, Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program also provided support."

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Objectives

  • Compare and contrast available guidelines for treatment of diabetes in older adults.
  • Discuss advantages and disadvantages of various medications used for the treatment of diabetes in older patients.
  • Explain different means of monitoring glucose patterns in older adults with diabetes.

Sessions

Mar 30, 2021
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Dr. Tasha R Woodall, PharmD, BCGP, CPP
Date(s)
Mar 30, 2021
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Check-In Time
6:00 PM
Credit
2.00 - ACPE
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Mar 30, 2021
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Fees
$70.00
Pre-registration fee before March 24
Credits
2.00
ACPE