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DE0020: Diabetes Online CDE: Managing Diabetes through the COVID-19 Crisis
What can be done to prevent or deal with COVID 19 infection in people with diabetes [PWD]? This presentation will provide an overview of the potential impact of COVID-19 on PWD and will also include discussion of diabetes as an underlying medical condition in people who acquire COVID-19. The session will review the public health and diabetes specific efforts that PWD and those who care for them need to be educated on to optimize outcomes during this crisis.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Help people with diabetes stay healthy and prepared in a time of potential illness or emergency as a result of COVID-19.
2. Work with clients and their families to reduce risk by following CDC guidance.
3. Recognize challenges and changes to diabetes management that may be required during illness with COVID 19.
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.