Diabetes Webinar Series

The EPICC Program offers a FREE monthly continuing diabetes education series for professionals on the third Wednesday of each month from Noon to 1pm. Participation is available through GoToTraining. The purpose of the series is to keep healthcare professionals up to date on the latest information in diabetes care and education.

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Upcoming Diabetes Webinar Event

Reproductive Health Issues in Women with Diabetes, September 21, 2016

Speaker: Pamela Phares

Pamela Phares, PhD, APRN, CNM

Dr. Phares is a board certified nurse practitioner (pediatric, adult and women’s health) and nurse midwife. She received a Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) degree from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio. She also received a Master of Science (MSN) degree from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Phares earned a PhD from the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

Dr. Phares is an Assistant Professor (Clinical) at the University of Utah, College of Nursing and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine. She specializes in diabetes care, obesity management, metabolic disorders, and prevention of diabetes and heart disease. She has more than 25 years of experience as an independent advanced practice clinician in a variety of public health and private practice clinical settings. 


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Upcoming Webinars

Date Registering Soon! Speaker
Oct Bone Health and Disease Associated with Diabetes Amnon Schlegel
Nov The uninsured patient Sharon Korhel
Jan Skin Conditions in PWD Nicole Behrmann
Feb Peer Health & Support to Improve Diabetes Self-Management Michelle Litchman
     

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: 0119-0000-16-029-L01-P
Effective Dates: 1/20/16 - 1/20/19