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!

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Upcoming Diabetes Webinar Event

Title: Diabetes Medication Access for the Underinsured and Uninsured Patient
Presenter: Victoria Tolentino, PharmD

Bio:

 Victoria Tolentino is the current community pharmacy Resident for Smith’s Food and Drug and Roseman University, based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. As a Southern California native, she received her BA in Biology from California State University, San Bernardino. She earned her PharmD from Roseman University in South Jordan, Utah in 2016. Her pharmacy career began early at age 18 as a clerk. She later transitioned to a technician, then intern, and now Pharmacist with a strong dedication to patient centered care, public health and expanding the role of the community pharmacist. Some of her research and residency endeavors have included promoting awareness on topics such as mental health and HPV vaccination, and reducing the stigmas associated with them. She and her husband currently reside in Sandy, Utah. She enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends, and exploring the great outdoors. She can be contacted at victoria.tolentino@sfdc.com.

 

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Upcoming Webinars

Date Registering Soon! Speaker
July Diabetes Care for Persons with Disabilities  Lauren Clark & Nancy Allen
August Transitional Care in Diabetes Mj Tran
Sept Medication Adherence in Persons with Diabetes Melissa Selden
Oct Motivational Interviewing Stephanie Straeter

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: 0119-0000-17-018-L01-P
Effective Dates: 1/20/16 - 1/20/19