Diabetes and COVID-19 in the Outpatient Setting: What Clinicians Need to Know

Format: Webcourse
Credit(s): 1.00 (60 min)
Release Date: Dec 15, 2020
Expiration Date: Dec 15, 2021
Credit Type(s):
  • CME / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • MOC / ABIM MOC Part 2 Credit
  • CPE / ACPE Contact Hours

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

In the 2020 the CDC reported that 13% of the US adult population had diabetes, 95% of whom have type 2 diabetes. In general, patients with diabetes are at increased risk of developing infections and of dying from them. Studies have shown that patients with diabetes are at increased risk of developing COVID-19 and of having more severe pneumonia, uncontrolled inflammation, and a hypercoagulable state. The understanding of the pathophysiology of COVID-19 and how this contributes to the increased risk for patients with diabetes continues to evolve.

The CME/CE-accredited program “Diabetes and COVID-19  in the Outpatient Setting: What Clinicians Need to Know” will provide clinicians who manage patients with diabetes with the most up-to-date information so that they can  appropriately advise patients with diabetes on how to avoid infection, monitor patients with diabetes who develop COVID-19, and recognize and manage complications as they occur to minimize morbidity and mortality.

AGENDA

Welcome and Introduction

Understanding the Pathophysiology of COVID-19

Risk of COVID-19 for Patients with Diabetes

Recommendations for Managing Patients with Diabetes during the COVID-19 Pandemic

TARGET AUDIENCE

The intended audience for this educational initiative is clinicians responsible for the daily management of patients with diabetes.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

The proposed initiative is designed to address ACGME and NAM competencies, including delivering patient-centered care and practicing evidence-based medicine. At the conclusion of this education, participants should be able to:

This program is designed to address ACPE competencies, including foundational knowledge, and approach to practice and care

  • Discuss the most current understanding of the pathophysiology of COVID-19
  • Describe factors that increase the risk of COVID-19 for patients with diabetes
  • Integrate recommendations for the safe and effective management of patients with diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Provide counsel to patients with diabetes regarding concerns or fears related to COVID-19

ACCREDITATION

Physicians – This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Potomac Center for Medical Education and Rockpointe. The Potomac Center for Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION

Physicians – The Potomac Center for Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For information about the accreditation of this activity, please email: contact@potomacme.org.

FACULTY

J. Morgan Freiman, MD, MSc
Infectious Diseases Physician
Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, MA
J. Morgan Freiman, MD, MSc is an Infectious Diseases physician and the Director for the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, MA. She trained in infectious diseases and epidemiology at Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Public Health, prior to joining the faculty at Tufts Medical School. She worked on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic providing care for hundreds of patients and lead a multi-disciplinary committee to create and implement treatment guidelines for her home institution.
Jay H. Shubrook, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP
Professor, Primary Care Department
Director of Clinical Research and Diabetes Services
Touro University California
College of Osteopathic Medicine
Vallejo, CA
Jay H. Shubrook, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP is a board certified Family Physician and a Fellowship Trained Diabetologist. He is a Professor in the Primary Care Department at Touro University California and serves both as the Director of Clinical Research and the Director of Diabetes Services. His passion is to better prepare the primary care workforce on the management of diabetes. His research explores early interventions in prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. He is an Associate Editor of the JAOA and Clinical Diabetes.
Jennifer M. Trujillo, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, CDCES, BC-ADM
Professor
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO
Jennifer M. Trujillo, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, CDCES, BC-ADM is a professor at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Aurora, Colorado. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) at the University of Arizona and completed her pharmacy practice residency at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Trujillo currently practices as a clinical pharmacist and certified diabetes care and education specialist at the UCHealth Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinic on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She is an associate editor of Diabetes Spectrum and an active member of the American Diabetes Association’s Primary Care Advisory Group and “Diabetes Is Primary” program planning committee. She has been involved with multiple research projects as a primary investigator or coinvestigator, and has had numerous speaking engagements at the national and local level. She has published several book chapters and has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles in the field of diabetes.

DISCLOSURE

The Potomac Center for Medical Education (PCME) adheres to the policies and guidelines, including the Standards for Commercial Support, set forth to providers by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and all other professional organizations, as applicable, stating those activities where continuing education credits are awarded must be balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous.

All persons in a position to control the content of a continuing medical education program provided by PCME are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to PCME as well as to learners. All conflicts of interest are identified and resolved by PCME in accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support in advance of delivery of the activity to learners.

PROGRAM FACULTY

The faculty, authors and content developers reported the following relevant financial relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial interests:

J. Morgan Freiman, MD, MSc: Nothing to disclose

Jay H. Shubrook, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP: Consultant/Independent Contractor: Bayer, Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi

Jennifer M. Trujillo, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, CDCES, BC-ADM: Honoraria (Advisory Board): Sanofi

PLANNERS AND MANAGERS

The planners and mangers reported the following relevant financial relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial interests:

Terry Ann Glauser, MD, MPH: Nothing to disclose

CONTENT REVIEWERS

The content reviewers reported the following relevant financial relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial interests:

Katie Propst, PhD: Nothing to disclose

ABIM MOC DESIGNATION STATEMENT



Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

For ABIM MOC points, your information will be shared with the ABIM through PCME's ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). Please allow 6-8 weeks for your MOC points to appear on your ABIM records.

PHARMACIST ACCREDITATION STATEMENT



The Potomac Center for Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

For information about this continuing pharmacy education (CPE) activity, please email: contact@potomacme.org.

PHARMACIST CREDIT DESIGNATION

The Potomac Center for Medical Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit (UAN number 0418-9999-20-008-H01-P).

This is an application-based activity.

FDA DISCLOSURE

The contents of some CME/CE activities may contain discussions of non-approved or off-label uses of some agents mentioned. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Please ensure the computer system you plan to use meets the following minimum requirements:
  • Operating System: Windows 98 or higher & Macintosh 2.2 or higher
  • Internet Browser (Mac & Windows): Google Chrome, Safari 5.0.6 or higher, Firefox 3.0.3 or higher, & Opera 5 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible
  • Media Viewing Requirements: Adobe Reader, Microsoft PowerPoint, Flash Player & HTML5

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARTICIPANTS AND OBTAINING CME CREDIT

There is no fee for this activity. To receive credit, participants must take the pre-test, view this CME activity in its entirety, and then complete the post-test, with a score of 75% or better, and evaluation. The estimated time for completion of this activity is 1 hour. To receive their certificates, participants must demonstrate mastery of the presented material via the post-test. Participant is allowed to take the post-test multiple times.

PROVIDER

Jointly provided by the Potomac Center for Medical Education and Rockpointe

Rockpointe

 

SUPPORTER

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Lilly USA, LLC and Merck.

 

 

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