Diabetes Webinar Series

The EPICC Program offers a FREE monthly Diabetes Webinar Series that provides continuing education for professionals at no cost. The webinar is held on the third Wednesday of each month from 12:00pm to 1:00pm, and is conducted using Adobe Connect. The purpose of this webinar series is to keep healthcare professionals up to date on the latest information in diabetes care and education.

Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME)

The Utah Department of health is committed to being a valuable supporter and resource for all healthcare providers in the state of Utah and across the nation. The continuing education credits offered through this webinar series are among the approved credits necessary to acquire and maintain national accreditation as a DSME provider. The series provides 11 of the 15 required CEUs, annually. Are you putting your continuing education to good use? Are you interested in receiving a scholarship to become an accredited DSME provider? Would you like more information on the ins and outs of DSME? Download and explore the Utah DSME Toolkit to learn more!

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Upcoming Diabetes Webinar Event

Title:Utah Community Health Worker Initiative
Presenter:Anna Guymon

Bio:
Anna Guymon currently works as the Community Health Worker (CHW) Program Specialist at the Utah Department of Health in the Healthy Living through Environment, Policy and Improved Clinical Care (EPICC) Program.  In her role, she oversees infrastructure development and maintenance of the Utah Community Health Worker Coalition (CHWC), including support and coordination.  She supports strategy development for the CHWC through identification of barriers and opportunities within the context for state action and assists CHWC workgroups in development of action plans and timelines for implementation to pursue objectives related to financing strategies, documentation and evaluation standards, professional standards/certification and public and professional recognition for CHWs.

In 2012, Anna was awarded the Utah Public Health Heroine of the Year award from the Utah Public Health Association for her work with underserved populations.


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Upcoming Webinars

Date Registering Soon! Speaker
March 2018 Diabetic Wound Care Elizabeth Cardenas
April 2018 Tobacco Cessation UT Tobacco Control Program
May 2018 Traveling with Diabetes Rachel Reiter
June DSME & NDPP in Diabetes Care Marci Butcher
July Physical Activity in Person W/Diabetes Brett McIff
     

Continuing Education

Continuing education units are available for nurses (1.5 hours), dietitians (1 hour), Pharmacists (1 hour) and a general certificate of participation (1 hour) can be provided for all other groups (e.g. CHES).

Registered Nurses

The Utah Department of Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Utah Nurses Association/Western Multi-State Division. This educational program will provide 1.5 contact hours of continuing education credit. Provider code P14-03. RN's must take the pre-test and the post-test, receiving 80% or greater on the post test to receive a certificate.

Registered Dietitians 

The Utah Department of Health is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) can receive 1.0 continuing professional education units for completion of this program. Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.

Registered Pharmacists 

The Utah Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program provides 1.0 contact hours of continuing education credit.(0.1CEU's) 
ACPE Universal Program Number: 0119-0000-18-001-L01-P
Effective Dates: 1/20/16 - 1/20/19