Advancements in Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Impact on Patient Outcomes
This CE will provide pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with current information about CGM and considerations for safe and effective use in specific patient populations. The program will provide a detailed review of the devices currently approved CGM, compare the various devices and apply this information to practice through evaluation of guidelines and primary literature. This program will also review pharmacist and pharmacy technician roles in CGM and assisting patients with access including plans for a dedicated pharmacy service for supporting patients with diabetes on CGM. After participating in this CE pharmacists and pharmacy technicians should have a greater understanding of guidelines, different CGM technologies and how to apply the information into practice.
- Pharmacy technicians
Pharmacist learning objectives
- Summarize guideline-based recommendations for use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) in patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
- Evaluate CGM devices currently available, access and considerations for use.
- Examine trial data to support the use of CGM and identify how CGM can improve outcomes for patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
- Recognize the role of pharmacists in CGM education and management to improve diabetes management, CGM device selection and adherence.
Pharmacy technician learning objectives
- Identify patients that can benefit from the use of CGM.
- Compare and contrast available CGM devices.
- Recognize the important role of pharmacy technicians in assisting patients gaining access to CGM devices and improving patient outcomes.
- 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
- 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician