Optional Post–conference Insulin Workshop
Saturday, August 3 (San Diego) and Saturday October 5 (Orlando), 2019
Essential Nuts and Bolts of Insulin Management
3.5 CE/CME Credits Available
Faculty: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA and KC Arnold, ANP (WEST)
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA and Christine Kessler MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP (EAST)
Supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc., Abbott Diabetes and Valeritas, Inc
Back by your request: a 3.5 hour interactive insulin workshop designed to tackle your everyday issues, concerns, and problem solving when treating insulin-dependent patients. Through didactic presentation, small groups, and classroom style format, we will teach a pragmatic approach to insulin management that will refine your understanding and ensure confidence in insulin management using various real-life case studies. To ensure this workshop is most effective, space is limited. (First come. First-served.)
After participating in this educational activity attendees will return to their respective practices possessing a new set of tools, a broader understanding, and renewed confidence to improve upon their insulin treatment skills. Attendees will be able to move beyond simply treating patients will basal insulin, having gained significant knowledge in managing patients on various insulin regimens, improving patient outcomes.
Comprehensive insulin review
Issues surrounding hyper/hypoglycemia
Patient/provider barriers pertaining to insulin
Indications for use of Insulin
Methodology to insulin initiation and proper titration
Interactive Case Studies:
When and how to initiate Basal insulin
Patient requires add on prandial insulin
Where does pre-mix insulin fit in?
Should we still use NPH, and generic insulin?
Atypical presentation of type 1 DM: "what should I do?"
Demonstration and teaching on use of various insulin pens, vial and syringe, and other insulin delivery devices.