Diabetes Champion Course #18

April 6, 2021 to April 9, 2021

Program Description

The Diabetes Champion Course provides training for primary care teams (provider & support staff) to assess and improve the diabetes care provided at their respective Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs). Focus is on increasing individual knowledge, assessing clinical processes, facilitating team dynamics, and developing and implementing quality improvement initiatives. Presentations are evidence-based, case-driven, and provided by subject matter experts to increase knowledge and expertise of all participants, bridging the knowledge gap between diabetes specialists and the primary healthcare providers at the MTFs.

Target Audience

This activity provides continuing education for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, psychologists, registered dieticians, dietetic technicians, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.

Learning Objectives

  1.  
  2. Discuss the scope of diabetes.
  3. Distinguish strategies to optimize provider and team behavior.
  4. Identify risk factors and metabolic defects in diabetes and pre diabetes.
  5. Summarize the clinical practice guidelines from the VADOD and American Diabetes Association.
  6. Outline programs at DCOE for patient and provider educational opportunities.
  7. Identify diabetes services covered by TRICARE.
  8. Discuss recognition and treatment of hypoglycemia.
  9. Analyze the strategies for dosing and titrating insulin.
  10. Compare strategies for initiating insulin.
  11. Demonstrate recognition of blood glucose patterns that could influence insulin dosing.
  12. Outline implementation of a diabetes prevention and/or GLB program.
  13. Analyze the significance of tobacco cessation.
  14. Define classes oral/injectable medications, explain use to treat type 2 diabetes and assess effectiveness.
  15. Apply VA/DOD sequential approach plan medical management of diabetes.
  16. Recognize elements in clinical case study to construct treatment plan.
  17. Identify techniques of pen injector devices and glucagon instruction.
  18. Develop an action plan.
  19. Explain the importance of preconception counseling for women with diabetes of childbearing age.
  20. Summarize the diabetes/hypertensive/ cholesterol medications contraindicated during pregnancy.
  21. Analyze the health care team workflow, roles and actions in the management of a PWD
  22. Distinguish the goals of nutrition therapy for PWD.
  23. List strategies to facilitate behavior change to increase activity level.
  24. Outline strategies for providing Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) to PWD.
  25. Describe Motivational Interviewing (MI) and its relation to Shared Decision Making (SDM).
  26. Summarize changes in medication regimens for known surgical or diagnostic procedures.
  27. Evaluate a pediatric patient with overweight/obesity for secondary causes and co morbidities.
  28. Develop strategies for initiation of insulin therapy.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 23.00 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 23.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 23.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 23.00 hours for completing this Internet Live Course activity.
  • 23.00 ACPE Pharmacist
    UAN JA4008136-0000-21-089-L04-P
    No valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacists. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 23.00 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.
  • 23.00 ACPE Pharmacy technician
    UAN JA4008136-0000-21-089-L04-T
    No valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacy Technicians. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 23.00 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.
  • 23.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Internet Live Course activity for a maximum of 23.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 23.00 ANCC
    The DHA, J-7, CEPO is accredited by the Joint Accreditation/ Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) to provide this Continuing Nursing Education Internet Live Course for a maximum of 23.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 23.00 APA
    Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The DHA, J7, CEPO maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. DHA, J-7, CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 23.00 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.
  • 23.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 23.00 CDR

    The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 23.00 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

  • 23.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 23.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Course opens: 
03/10/2021
Course expires: 
04/23/2021
Event starts: 
04/06/2021 - 09:00
Event ends: 
04/09/2021 - 12:30

Available Credit

  • 23.00 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 23.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 23.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 23.00 hours for completing this Internet Live Course activity.
  • 23.00 ACPE Pharmacist
    UAN JA4008136-0000-21-089-L04-P
    No valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacists. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 23.00 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.
  • 23.00 ACPE Pharmacy technician
    UAN JA4008136-0000-21-089-L04-T
    No valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacy Technicians. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 23.00 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.
  • 23.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Internet Live Course activity for a maximum of 23.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 23.00 ANCC
    The DHA, J-7, CEPO is accredited by the Joint Accreditation/ Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) to provide this Continuing Nursing Education Internet Live Course for a maximum of 23.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 23.00 APA
    Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The DHA, J7, CEPO maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. DHA, J-7, CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 23.00 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.
  • 23.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 23.00 CDR

    The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 23.00 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

  • 23.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 23.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
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