Diabetes Options for Improved Outcomes  - CHES378

Diabetes Options for Improved Outcomes

by Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis, MSN, RN, ARNP-C, CDE, CRRN and Michael G. Danis, BSN, RN, CCRN
CHES378
(4.4 / 70 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (1.00 CECH)

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Summary:

Only 57% of people with diabetes have well-controlled blood glucose levels. For some people with diabetes, help may already be here in the form of the daily or weekly dosed glucagon-like-peptide-1 receptor agonists exenatide (Byetta, Bydureon), liraglutide (Victoza), dulaglutide (Trulicity), albiglutide (Tanzeum), and the amylin analog pramlintide acetate (Symlin). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first drugs in these two classes, exenatide and pramlintide, in 2005. Liraglutide was approved in 2010, extended-release exenatide in 2013, and dulaglutide and albiglutide in 2014. Beneficial effects, including weight loss, have led to the subsequent approval of liraglutide (Saxenda) for the treatment of obesity with or without diabetes. Many nurses, dietitians, advanced practitioners, and physicians who work with patients with diabetes have the responsibility of prescribing, educating, and monitoring patients who are using these important treatments.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to enhance nurses’, dietitians’, advanced practitioners’, and physicians’ ability to care for patients taking new injectable classifications of medications for diabetes. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the roles of amylin and the human incretin hormone glucagon-like peptide-1 in regulating blood glucose levels
  • Explain three benefits of GLP-1 receptor agonists and amylin analog injection therapy
  • Discuss three nursing interventions to help patients adjust to and properly use GLP-1 receptor agonists or amylin analog therapy
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, health educators, and nurses.
 
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit. 
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.
 
Sponsored by Relias LLC, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
 
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019, 1133776 for 01/01/2020 to 12/31/2023.

Course Originally Released on: 10/10/2005
Date of Most Recent Review: 4/25/2018
Course Termination/Update Date: 4/25/2021

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Andre G - Columbia, SC  ·  May 11, 2020
Informative and fairly easy to understand
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DORTHEA L - Columbia, SC  ·  Apr 14, 2020
This course should be about 2 hours due to the anaalytical thinking required at address how the diabetes meds are used.
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Malcolm C - Troy, VA  ·  Mar 24, 2020
Great Super outstanding
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Millicent M - Memphis, TN  ·  Feb 23, 2020
Excellent info on implications for hypoglycemia in glp1agonist and how to adjust insulin
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VICKI H - Raleigh, NC  ·  Oct 14, 2019
3 there are so many diabetic meds to keep track of. Need more summary info.
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