Advances in Diabetes Technology - Part 2: The Future of Self-Management

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Connected devices continue to revolutionize diabetes self-management. Patients now have access to insulin pumps, smart pens, and devices measuring everything from glucose levels to sleep and heart rate. How can you keep up with the latest tech in the diabetes management market? Start with this session, where you’ll learn about the devices, the roles they play in glycemic management, and how to integrate their data into a patient’s care plan.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the role of connected devices in glycemic management.
  2. Explain effective strategies to teach people with diabetes about these devices.
  3. Assess and interpret a person’s response to a connected device for diabetes self-management.
  4. Integrate connected data into a patient care plan.

Activity type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists
Learning Level: 2

Accreditation Information

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The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The following archived webinar is approved for 1 contact hour of CPE credit (0.1 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-21-016-H01-P

To obtain credit for Advances in Diabetes Technology - Part 2: The Future of Self-Management, participants will need to watch the archived webinar, complete the assessment with a grade of 70% or better, complete the evaluation, and then CLAIM credit. Participants need to have a valid pharmacist.com and CPE Monitor/NABP ID account to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript.    

APhA continuing pharmacy education policy provides you with two opportunities to successfully complete this continuing pharmacy education assessment. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit the assessment a third time. The current policy of the APhA Education Department is not to release the correct answers to any of our CPE tests. This policy is intended to maintain the integrity of the CPE activity and the assessment.

Initial release date: March 14, 2021
Expiration date: March 14, 2024 - No credit granted after this date

Development and Support

Advances in Diabetes Technology - Part 2: The Future of Self-Management is an activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association. This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Abbott Diabetes Care, Inc. © 2021 American Pharmacists Association

Disclosures

Speaker disclosures will be provided at the time of the seminar, and APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, visit the APhA website at www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures

Conflicts of interest have been resolved through content review by Helen Sairany, BA, PharmD, MBA, BCACP, Director of Content Development & Partnership at the American Pharmacists Association. 

Fee

This learning product is a component of the APhA2021 Virtual Education package.

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements in order to have a positive learning experience.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0202-0000-21-016-H01-P 0.1 CEUs March 14, 2021 - March 14, 2024