This course is specifically designed for the interprofessional health care providers on the diabetes care management team. This includes physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, pharmacists, psychologists, social workers, certified diabetes educators, and other health care professionals.
At the end of this activity, the attendees should be able to:
- Define the role of the diabetes educator and indicate how he/she is essential to the interprofessional diabetes care team
- Indicate the impact of the changing health care environment on diabetes educators
- Explain role of technology to maximize reach in DSMES
- Discuss ways to increase provider referral and patient-initiated access to DSMT services