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
E-Cigarettes and Tobacco Cessation in Diabetes
Speaker: Marci Nelson, B.S., CHES and Jesse Joseph, CHES
Marci Nelson, B.S., CHES
As a Health Program Specialist with the Utah Department of Health Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, Ms. Nelson manages contracts that provide tobacco cessation medications and services to disparately affected populations across the state. She has been with the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program for sixteen years and has experience overseeing a variety of projects including Utah’s tobacco-free hospital campus initiative and Recovery Plus: Living Tobacco Free, a program to promote health and wellness for adults with mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Ms. Nelson also works with insurers to increase access to cessation services and oversees the program that trains healthcare professionals on the Clinical Practice Guideline for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education from Brigham Young University and is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).
Jesse Joseph, CHES
Jesse Joseph is a Health Program Specialist with the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program at the Utah Department of Health. Jesse has 3 years of experience working at the local and state level; utilizing his personal and professional experience to educate community partners on the harmful effects of tobacco products.
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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).
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.
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.
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: 0119-0000-16-039-L01-P
Effective Dates: 1/20/16 - 1/20/19