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:Motivational Interviewing
Presenter:Stephanie Straeter, PhD

Stephanie V. Straeter is a licensed clinical psychologist in N.Y., California and Florida, and nationally certified Health and Wellness Coach. She assisted in the creation of HMC HealthWork’s Wellness Program and Behavioral Health Advocacy Program. She is involved in maintaining the quality of these programs and the reporting of outcomes. Additionally she has a private practice which includes teletherapy, coaches and trains coaches and medical professionals in utilizing Motivational Interviewing, Appreciative Inquiry, Transtheoretical Model of Change, Nonviolent Communication and Positive Psychology.

She has over 16 years’ experience in a wide range of clinical settings. Prior to HMC HealthWorks she was a Clinical Director of a Residential/Outpatient Eating Disorder facility where she assisted in the creation of the program and delivered clinical services (e.g. Dialectical Behavioral and Cognitive Behavioral Groups, Gorsky’s Relapse Prevention/Discharge Planning, Group Process, Family/Couples Therapy and Individual Therapy), conducted training and supervision to staff and interns and maintained a private practice. Over the years, she has also held other clinical positions including Substance Abuse Group Therapist, Child Therapist, Family Therapist, Parent-Child Interaction Therapist, Rape Counselor, Crisis Intervention and Short-Term Therapy Therapist, and a Psychological Evaluator.

She regularly practices Pilates, yoga, circuit training, paddle boarding and meditation, healthy eating, is an advocate for all living things, passionate about the arts, travel and creating tasty, healthy food. She is a fur momma to two cats and is engaged. Utah is where she learned to ski and snowboard. She looks forward to visiting in the Spring/Summer to engage in the outdoor activities available at that time of year. 


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Upcoming Webinars

Date Registering Soon! Speaker
Nov 2017 Dietary Intervention in Diabetes and Metabolic Disease - Thinking Outside the Box Nick Trujillo
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: 0119-0000-17-022-L04-P
Effective Dates: 1/20/16 - 1/20/19