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
Pharmacological Treatment of Obesity, May 18, 2016
Speaker: Miriam PAdilla, M.D., C.D.E.
Dr. Padilla received her Bachelor of Science degree from Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland. She then went on to earn her Medical Degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Padilla served her Internal Medicine residency at Los Angeles County/University of Southern California General Hospital. Afterwards, having been a National Health Service Scholar, she worked for six years s a general practitioner in Venice Family Clinic, the nation’s largest free clinic based out of Venice Beach, California. There Dr. Padilla served as a Diabetes champion promoting multidisciplinary clinic-wide improved care for patients with diabetes. Afterward, she finished her Endocrinology Fellowship at Los Angeles County/University of Southern California General Hospital in Los Angeles, California.
Dr. Padilla is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a Certified Diabetes Educator. She has been involved in research and has made professional presentations on and published articles on a variety of topics related to diabetes, hypoglycemia, and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Padilla has served on the Advisory Board for the Latino Diabetes Association in Los Angeles and has been involved in medical volunteering trips to multiple countries including Ghana, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Bolivia, and Ecuador. Dr. Padilla has received numerous awards and recognition for her efforts to promote health and wellbeing in the Latino community.
In her new practice, Dr. Padilla will focus on the comprehensive care of diabetic patients. Her areas of special interest include:
• Treatment of Obesity
• Preventative care
• Diabetes Medical Treatment
• Nutrition and Exercise
Dr. Padilla is accepting new patients.
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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: 0119-0000-16-004-LO1-P
Effective Dates: 1/20/16 - 1/20/19