Keeping YOUglycemic: The role of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring

Newark, DE US
March 31, 2020

This presentation will provide education on general knowledge involving insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring technologies. This educational activity will enable pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to facilitate management of patients that present with an insulin pump or continuous glucose monitoring and to identify patients that may benefit from these technologies.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist earning objectives

  1. Compare different glucose monitoring options available for direct patient use and associated advantages and disadvantages
  2. Summarize ADA and AACE guideline recommendations concerning insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring
  3. Describe the pharmacist’s role in insulin delivery and glucose monitoring methods

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Review the role of insulin in the body and when it is indicated for exogenous use
  2. Compare different insulin delivery options and associated advantages and disadvantages
  3. Discuss basic terminology regarding insulin pump management

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
  • 1.00 ACPE Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/31/2020 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
03/31/2020 - 1:00pm
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Rd.
Newark, DE 19718
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose
Planning committee members
Pooja Dogra, PharmD
Niha Idrees, PharmD
PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident
Course reviewer
Katrina K. Harper, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCSCP
Clinical Pharmacy Director, Sourcing Operations
Center for Pharmacy Practice Excellence
Niha Idrees, PharmD
PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident
Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Vizient, Inc. and ChristianaCare.  Vizient, Inc. 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.
Designation Statements:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-20-050-L01-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-20-050-L01-T
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
  • 1.00 ACPE Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance


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