ManagedCareCGM

Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Education for Managed Care, Pharmacy, and Payer Professionals

Free CE Activities

Continuous Glucose Monitoring and the Opportunities for Optimal Diabetes Care and Cost Management

Free On-demand CE Activity:
Continuous Glucose Monitoring and the Opportunities for Optimal Diabetes Care and Cost Management

Intended Audience: This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of managed care pharmacy directors, clinical pharmacists, quality directors, medical directors, registered nurses, and other managed health care professionals.

Credit Available: Up to 1.0 credit hour available for nurses (ANCC), pharmacists (ACPE), and physicians (AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™)

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

  • Characterize the clinical and economic burden of diabetes in terms of health care resource utilization, indirect costs, and member quality of life
  • Describe the value of appropriate, evidence-based clinical interventions for managing morbidity and minimizing direct expenditures in other categories
  • Review the available consensus recommendations regarding evidence-based care in the management of diabetes
  • Characterize the role and value of CGM as part of a comprehensive diabetes management strategy
  • Discuss the adverse effect of specific benefit design schema and excess cost-sharing on patient access and adherence to clinical interventions
  • Employ pharmacy and medical benefit design strategies that account for the heterogeneity of patient populations and optimize outcomes

EXPERT FACULTY

Osama Eisa, MD
Senior Medical Director
Cigna HealthSpring

Estay Greene, PharmD, MBA
Vice President, Pharmacy Services
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

Anita Swamy, MD
Medical Director, Chicago Children’s Diabetes Center
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
La Rabida Children’s Hospital Lurie Children’s

For complete CE information and to register for this activity, please go to:
https://www.managedcarecgm.com/freece/opportunities/

Jointly provided by Impact Education, LLC, and Medical Education Resources.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Dexcom, Inc.


Free On-demand CE Activity:
The Role of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Pharmacy Practice

Intended Audience: This accredited activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of community, health-systems and managed care pharmacists.

Credit Available: Up to 2.0 credit hours available for pharmacists (ACPE)

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

  • Describe the burden of hypoglycemia in people with diabetes mellitus
  • Discuss recommendations from national and international organizations defining the role of CGM technology in diabetes management
  • Analyze the attributes of CGM devices and clinical outcomes data to determine the appropriate device for a particular patient
  • Apply counseling and education strategies to successfully incorporate CGM technology into clinical practice

EXPERT FACULTY

Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, CDE
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist/CGM Program Coordinator
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Cleveland Clinic Diabetes Center

For complete CE information and to register for this activity, please go to:
https://www.powerpak.com/course/preamble/118584

This educational activity is sponsored by Postgraduate Healthcare Education, LLC (PHE) and supported by an educational grant from Dexcom.


Free On-demand CE Activity:
Continuous Glucose Monitoring: Opportunities for Pharmacists in Diabetes Management

Intended Audience:  Pharmacists, Diabetologists, Endocrinologists, Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Diabetes Educators and other Health Care Professionals interested in the management of diabetes

Credit Available: Up to 1.75 credit hours available for pharmacists (ACPE) and physicians (AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™)

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

  • Recognize the role of pharmacists in identifying patients for therapeutic CGM and providing education to improve device selection and optimize adherence
  • Identify methods for optimization of therapy and improve clinical outcomes using therapeutic CGM in insulin-requiring patients
  • Develop a process for retail pharmacists to prescribe CGM for appropriate patients

EXPERT FACULTY

Stephanie Redmond, PharmD, CDE
Medication Therapy Management Pharmacist
Ridgeview Chaska, Westonka and Specialty Clinics

Leslie Pinkerton, PharmD
Clinical Manager, Walgreens Company
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Erin Shaal, PharmD
Director Specialty Care
Albertsons Companies

For complete CE information and to register for this activity, please go to:
https://cgmeducation.net/webcast/index.php?id=27&load=front

Jointly provided by CogniMed Inc., Evolve Medical Education LLC, and the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. This activity is supported by an independent educational grant provided by Dexcom.


Free On-demand CE Activity:
Overcoming Barriers in Diabetes Care Management with Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Intended Audience: Case Managers, Diabetologists, Endocrinologists, Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Certified Diabetes Educators and other Health Care Professionals interested in the management of diabetes attending the Case Management Society of America’s 29th Annual Conference and Expo.

Credit Available: Up to 1.5 credit hours available for pharmacists (ACPE), nurses (California Board of Registered Nursing), and physicians (AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™)

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

  • Recognize the role of real-time continuous glucose monitoring and its clinical benefit for adult and pediatric populations using intensive insulin therapy
  • Demonstrate how retrospective analysis and remote monitoring improve case management and clinical outcomes
  • Identify the appropriate patient and time to initiate real-time continuous glucose monitoring

EXPERT FACULTY

Edward C. La Cava, MD, FACE

Sofia Meier, CPNP

For complete CE information and to register for this activity, please go to:
https://cgmeducation.net/webcast/index.php?id=30&load=front

Jointly provided by CogniMed Inc., Evolve Medical Education LLC. This activity is supported by an independent educational grant provided by Dexcom.


Free On-demand CE:

Impact of Time in Range on Diabetes Management Explored

Summary: Improving time in range (TIR) can help achieve glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) goals while reducing glycemic variability. Watch this brief video presentation to gain expert perspectives on how TIR can reduce microvascular complications.

Intended Audience: Nurses, Pharmacists

Credit Available: Nurses – 0.50 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0.25 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology); Pharmacists – 0.50 Knowledge-based ACPE (0.050 CEUs)

EXPERT FACULTY

Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM, CDE
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
CGM Program Coordinator
Cleveland Clinic Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute Diabetes Center

Nick Galloway, BSN, RN, CDE
Diabetes Educator
Endocrinology
Cleveland Clinic

For complete CE information and to register for this activity, please go to:
https://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/923517

Supported by an independent educational grant from Abbott Diabetes Care.