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!

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

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Upcoming Diabetes Webinar Event

Title:Diet Trends and Diabetes: The State of The Evidence
Presenter: Carmen Ramos, MS, RDN & Nica Clark, MS, RDN

Bio:

Carmen Ramos, MS, RDN is the Curriculum and Community Programs Lead for the University of Utah Center for Community Nutrition. Carmen is originally from Chicago, and she received her BS in Health and Exercise Science from Skidmore College in New York. She is a 2015 graduate from the University of Utah Nutrition Coordinated Master’s Program. After graduation, she worked 2 years with the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program. She has a strong interest in working with the underserved and Hispanic population, primarily in diabetes prevention.

 Nica Clark, MS, RDN is a PhD student in the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology. She works for the University of Utah Center for Community Nutrition as the Project Lead for Team Thrive, a diabetes outreach and prevention program for high school students. As part of the Team Thrive program, Nica developed a peer mentoring component that pairs university students with high school students to promote healthy nutrition and exercise choices. She is excited to work directly with adolescents to promote diabetes prevention.

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Upcoming Webinars

Date Registering Soon! Speaker
Sept 2018 Emergency Preparedness & Response Maryanne Strobel
Oct 2018

Eating disorders and disordered eating in individuals with Diabetes

Kendra Manwill

 

Nov 2018 504 Ruling and School Accommodations for Diabetes Bettysue Hinkson
     

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.