Diabetes Webinar Series

Please Note – The monthly diabetes webinar series will be ending June 2019. All
participants may receive free CE for remaining webinars taking place in February,
March, April, and May 2019.

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, until June 2019, 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. If you are
interested in becoming an accredited Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME)
provider, scholarships and technical assistance are available. If you would like more
information about DSME, please download the Utah DSME Toolkit to learn more!

For additional provider and patient resources available in English and Spanish please visit the EPICC DSME page.

Diabetes E-mail List

Join our e-mail list to receive notification about remaining webinar registrations, as well
as other important updates regarding diabetes education in the state of Utah.

Please Note – The monthly diabetes webinar series will be ending in June 2019.
All participants may receive free CE for the remaining webinars in February,
March, April, and May 2019.

Although the webinar series will be ending, we will still utilize this email list to provide
updates and share information regarding diabetes and diabetes education in the state of
Utah. If you are a healthcare professional involved in diabetes education in Utah,
please consider joining the Utah DSME Network for CE and networking opportunities
throughout the state. Please click the “Join Our E-Mail List Now!” to receive emails..

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Upcoming Diabetes Webinar Event - February 20, 2019

Title: Oral Health Care and Diabetes
Presenters: Lauren Neufeld, RDH, BSDH

Bio:

Lauren Neufeld, RDH, BSDH is the Oral Health Educator for the Oral Health Program at the Utah Department of Health. Lauren is a native of Utah, graduating with her bachelors in dental hygiene science from the Utah College of Dental Hygiene. She has practiced clinical dental hygiene since graduating in 2012, before joining the Utah Department of Health. She spent much of that time in Public Health settings working with vulnerable children, adolescents and families. Lauren launched the adolescent oral health campaign for the Utah Department of Health in 2016. She enjoys traveling the state and teaching youth about oral health and raising awareness of the link between oral and systemic health.

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Upcoming Webinars

Date Registering Soon! Speaker
March 2019 Cultural Awareness in Diabetes Education Edwin Espinel
April 2019 Bariatric Surgery and Diabetes Rod McKinlay
May 2019 Diabetes Medication and Insulin Updates Jim Chamberlain

June 2019 Diabetes Webinar Series will be ending.

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.