Vizient Southern States - Diabetes Management Collaborative of the Year

Atlanta, GA US
October 30, 2019

Education will be provided re: the importance of addressing medical nutritional therapy in improving and even eliminating type 2 diabetes.  Participants will hear from subject matter experts in the field of diabetes awareness including a case study presentation on how one organization has implemented a collaborative approach to managing their diabetes population utilizing standards of practice with pharmacists.  This program will educate and motivate participants to action, through knowledge transfer and networking opportunities.

Target Audience

Nursing

Physician

Learning Objectives

  1. Outline the development and impact of a diabetes education and free supply program pilot for health system employees
  2. Discuss the potential benefits that embedded pharmacist offer providers and patients with diabetes
  3. Define the development of an embedded pharmacist pilot program
  4. Identify barriers of care and their effect on caring for diabetic patients
  5. Describe the evidence for medical nutritional therapy in the management and reversal of type 2 diabetes
  6. Describe how continuous remote patient care can be utilized to manage chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes and expand access to care in remote geographies.
  7. State factors that allow for sustained behavior change in diabetes reversal.
  8. Recognize member diabetes program improvements, accomplishments, future opportunities and sustainability plans
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.75 ANCC
  • 2.75 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
10/03/2019
Course expires: 
12/14/2019
Event starts: 
10/30/2019 - 10:00am
Event ends: 
10/30/2019 - 12:45pm
Cost:
$0.00
Vizient Southern States
900 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
United States
+1 (770) 850-7438

Relevant financial relationships: None of the planning committee or presenters have anything to disclose.


Planning committee members


Lauren Barraza, BSBA
Manager, Performance Improvement
Vizient Southern States

Sharon Ellis, MEd, BSN, RN
Sr. Director, Clinical Improvement
Vizient approved nurse planner
Vizient Southern States

John Langefeld, MD
VP, Clinical Integration and Quality Innovation
Vizient Southern States

Dr. Thomas Wells, MD,FACP
Medical Director
Piedmont Healthcare

 

Course reviewer


Sharon Ellis, MEd, BSN, RN
Sr. Director, Clinical Improvement
Vizient approved nurse planner
Vizient Southern States

 

Presenters


Melissa Robinson, PharmD
Population Health Pharmacy Program Coordinator
Piedmont Healthcare

Thomas Wells, MD, FACP
Medical Director
Piedmont Healthcare

Heidi Husk, MS, ACSM EP-C
Employee Wellbeing & Safety Manager
Nebraska Health

Lauren Barraza, BSBA
Manager, Performance Improvement
Vizient Southern States
 

 

Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, 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:

NURSING
This activity is designated for 2.75 hours.

PHYSICIAN
Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CEU
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

  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.75 ANCC
  • 2.75 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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