2023 Catalog: General Courses
DE0065: Diabetes Online CDE: Treating Common Infections in Patients with Diabetes
Infectious diseases are more frequent and/or serious in patients with diabetes. Pneumonia, urinary tract infection and soft tissue infections are special challenges. This session will provide an overview of some of the more common infectious diseases seen in patients with diabetes, along with discussion of prevention, monitoring and treatment for the diseases. The presentation will also include discussion of COVID-19 and diabetes.
1. Describe specific recommendations for preventing common infections in people with diabetes.
2. Incorporate into practice treatment therapies for common infectious diseases including pneumonia, diabetic foot infections and urinary tract infection.
3. Educate patients with diabetes about preventing infections.
4. Identify one change you can make in your clinical or public health practice.
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 Indian Health Service Division of Oral Health (IHS DOH) is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 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. IHS DOH designates this activity for 1.00 continuing education credits.
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.