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:DSMES: Increasing Referrals & Utilization
Presenter: Marci Butcher, RD, CDE & Sarah Brokaw, MPH


Marci Butcher was the 2017 National Diabetes Educator of the Year, and she is honored to be representing the wonderful work of Montana diabetes educators and the MT Diabetes Program.  Marci has been a diabetes educator for all of her 28 year career, with the past 18 years working for the MT Dept of Public Health and Human Services, Montana Diabetes Program.  She now helps develop diabetes educators and diabetes education programs across Montana, and also leads a group working on diabetes care in Montana schools.  Marci started the AADE Diabetes Prevention Community of Interest, and currently serves as a co-leader. Her husband has type 1 diabetes, and together they love to hike the mountains of Montana.

Sarah Brokaw is a Program Manager for the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services. She plans, implements and evaluates activities to promote a vision of healthy people in healthy communities. Her team has supported access to quality diabetes self-management education and support services through a collaborative network of passionate diabetes educators. She received her Master of Public Health from the University of Michigan, and now lives in Big Sky Country with her family. 


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Upcoming Webinars

Date Registering Soon! Speaker
July 2018 Physical Activity in Person W/Diabetes Brett McIff
August 2018 Fad Diets in Diabetes Nica Clark/Carmen Ramos
Sept 2018 Emergency Preparedness & Response Maryanne Strobel
Oct 2018

Eating disorders and disordered eating in individuals with Diabetes

Kendra Manwill

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.