2022 Catalog: General Courses
DE0347: Diabetes Online CDE: Telemedicine - an effective strategy in diabetes management
Overall Course Summary
[brief description of the course; this will appear in the CDE catalog]: Telehealth has already been shown to be an efficient and effective means of providing diabetes care and education. This session will provide details for how telehealth can be used as an efficient and practical mode to provide diabetes care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The benefits and barriers associated with this mode of care will be discussed. The session will include a case presentation.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Examine best practices for providing diabetes care and education via telemedicine.
2. Identify patients who may be well suited for a telehealth visit [technology access and/or clinical considerations].
3. Provide diabetes education via telemedicine.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an accredited sponsor of continuing education under the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the IHS at IHS CDE Coordinator or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at CCEPR.ada.org
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.