Stay up to day on current nutrition and dietetics knowledge related to diabetes medications with this case based self-study course!
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This continuing professional education (CPE) self-study course delivers in-depth information on clinical nutrition care and medications for diabetes management and provides case studies to apply the information found in the required reading.
Topics covered include medications used to treat diabetes and its comorbidities (blood pressure control, cholesterol management, and weight management) as well as a discussion of complementary and alternative medicines that might be used by patients.
The CPE examination includes case studies to help the learner apply the information to clinical diabetes management.
Purchasing Options: Course includes hard copy book, course document, electronic test, and 1 certificate with passing grade.
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After completing this continuing professional education course, the learner should be able to:
- Integrate knowledge of biological, physical, and social sciences with knowledge of food and nutrition to make decisions related to diabetes care.
2. Integrate new knowledge of diabetes into clinical practice.
3. Identify potential food-nutrient drug interactions based on the physiological responses to pharmacological agents used to treat diabetes.
4. Consider client/patient factors, nutritional impacts, indications, side effects, contraindications, benefits, risks, alternatives and foundational sciences when prescribing, recommending or administering drug therapy for diabetes treatment.
This course is intended for: RDNs and CDCESs
CDR Activity Number: 176011 Self Study Activity Type: 720 Printed
CPE Level: II
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators:
8.1.4 Integrates knowledge of biological, physical, and social sciences with knowledge of food and nutrition to make decisions related to nutrition care.
8.2.4 Integrates new knowledge of disease states and clinical conditions into practice.
10.4.3 Identifies potential food-nutrient drug interactions based on the physiological responses to pharmacological agents and takes appropriate action.
10.4.4 Considers client/patient factors, nutritional impacts, indications, side effects, contraindications, benefits, risks, alternatives and foundational sciences when prescribing, recommending or administering nutrition-related drug therapy.
Note: Numerous other Performance Indicators may apply.
This self-study course includes required reading, a downloadable course document and an online exam with multiple choice, case study based questions. This course exam includes 24 questions. Upon passing the test, the learner can download and print the certificate.
Required Reading for this Course: Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists Quick Guide to Medications. 12th edition. Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists, Chicago IL; 2022.
Disclaimer: The text/book associated with this course is required solely for the course taker to learn the underlying principles that will be applied in taking a case-study based exam. Neither the authors nor the publishers of the text/book have contributed to or endorsed this course.