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: What Ever Happened to Lifestyle Changes? Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome
Presenter: Dr. Nick Trujillo

Bio:

I am board certified family physician and obesity medicine specialist at Granger Medical Clinic- Riverton. I completed my bachelors in Psychology at Utah State University after which I pursued a career in medicine. I have a passion for educating patients and I focus mainly on intensive dietary and lifestyle changes. I quickly discovered I can accomplish much more with dietary changes and motivational interviewing than I ever could with any combination of medications. Born and raised in beautiful Utah. I enjoy spending time with my wife and kids, fly fishing, cooking, and routinely giving in to my sushi addiction.

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Upcoming Webinars

Date Registering Soon! Speaker
Jan 2018 Diabetes and Food Insecurity Jess Church
Feb 2018  Community Health Worker Initiative & Diabetes Care Anna Guymon
March 2018 Diabetic Wound Care Elizabeth Cardenas

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: 0119-0000-17-031-LO1-P
Effective Dates: 1/20/16 - 1/20/19