Update in Endocrinology Fall 2022

In this CME, Linda Siminerio, RN, PhD, DCES, Jason Ng, MD, Jodhi Krall, PhD, Neha Mehotra, MD, Tariq Latif, MD,  Frederick DeRubertis, MD, Mary T. Korytkowski, MD, Kellie Antinori-Lent, MSN, RN, Amy C. Donihi, PharmD, discuss the importance of implementing mobile applications for diabetes education, diagnostic skills for masses concerning for paragangliomas and pheochromocytoma, identify recommendations for glycemic measures (HbA1c and preoperative blood glucose) in patients with diabetes undergoing elective surgical procedures, and how to implement an approach to glycemic management for patients with insulin treated diabetes who are admitted to the hospital for non-critical illness.

Educational Objectives 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify recommendations for glycemic measures (HbA1c and preoperative blood glucose) in patients with diabetes undergoing elective surgical procedures 
  • Implement an approach to glycemic management for patients with insulin treated diabetes who are admitted to the hospital for non-critical illness 
  • Recognize the importance of implementing mobile applications for diabetes education
  • Implement diagnostic skills for masses concerning for paragangliomas and pheochromocytoma  

Disclosures:

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity have disclosed all financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All of the relevant financial relationships for the individuals listed below have been mitigated

Dr. Siminerio has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Grant/Research Support: Becton Dickinson, Sanofi
  • Consultant: Bayer, Abbot

Dr. Ng has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Grant/Research Support: Sanofi Aventis

Dr. Krall has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Grant/Research Support: Sanofi and Becton, Dickinson and Company

No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.com and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 11/21/2022 | Last Modified On: 11/21/2022 | Expires: 11/21/2023


Published

November 21, 2022

Expires

November 21, 2023

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