Diabetes Management Session 5: Behavior Change Strategies to Support Members with Diabetes/Prediabetes_Enduring

Program Description

 
The purpose of this educational activity is for UPMC Health Plan clinical staff to explore and better understand behavior change and coaching strategies for members with diabetes and prediabetes.
 

SPECIAL NOTE:
There is no educational content to this course. This course is designed to supplement training that has already occurred. This course is designed to only administer the post-test and collect CME evaluations.

Target Audience

Nurses, Social Workers, Health Coaches, Registered Dieticians, Pharmacists, and Paramedics / EMTs

Learning Objectives

 
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
 
  • Describe the importance of behavior change in diabetes management
  • Identify health behavior change strategies to support members with prediabetes/ diabetes
  • Illustrate behavior change skills in action through case studies
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/20/2023
Course expires: 
12/31/2024
UPMC Health Plan
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States
Speakers
 
Janine E. Jones, MEd, RD, CDCES, NBC-HWC
Clinical Health Coach Specialist
Janine has a BS in medical dietetics and a M. Ed in nutrition.   She has 30 years’ experience working as a dietitian in diverse health care and community settings.  Janine has practiced in long term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, urban teaching-research hospitals, and small rural hospitals.  She has supplemented her clinical background with public health consultation, outpatient counseling, lifestyle health coaching, and facilitation of support groups.  In addition, she has collaborated with multidisciplinary teams for program development, marketing, and education in her positions. 
Janine has focused her career on facilitating individuals and groups with lifestyle change to meet their personal health goals through nutrition counseling, diabetes education, and lifestyle health coaching. 
She has been a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist since 2003 and a health and wellness coach for 15 years at UPMC Health Plan.  As a clinical health coach, Janine applies client centered behavior change principles and motivational interviewing skills to help clients make healthy lifestyle changes.
 
Indira Stokes, MPH CHES NBC-HWC
UPMC Health Plan, Clinical Engagement Coordinator
Indira Stokes is a Clinical Engagement Coordinator at UPMC Health Plan where she is responsible for training, empowering, and the skill development of health coaches and care managers.  She has a bachelor's in Biology and Economics from the University of Pittsburgh and a master's in Public Health, specializing in behavioral and community health from the University of Pittsburgh. Indira is a Certified Health Education Specialist and a Nationally Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach with over 5 years’ experience in health coaching.
 
Valerie  Vidic, RD, LDN, CDCES
Diabetes Care & Education Program Coordinator
Valerie Vidic is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. Valerie has 25+ years of experience providing diabetes self-management care and education in both the clinical and industry settings.  She worked as a clinical manager and technical support clinician for an insulin pump product company.  She worked as a key account manager in a diabetes self-test diagnostics market, and most recently with UPMC. Her career with UPMC started at Magee Women’s Hospital, Maternal Fetal Medicine, in 2015. Transitioning to Community Medicine (CMI), and then joining the UPMC Health plan in 2019 as a senior diabetes educator. She currently serves as the Diabetes Care and Education Program Coordinator.
 
Planning Committee
 
Michelle Schreiber, MSN, RN, CCM
Clinical Education Coordinator, Clinical Training & Education, UPMC Health Plan
 
Michele Gordon, PhD, LSW
Program Manager, Clinical Training & Education, UPMC Health Plan
 
David Marr, PharmD
Senior Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Pharmacy Services, UPMC Health Plan
 
 
Conflict of Interest Disclosure
No planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
 
Disclaimer Statement
The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.  Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 
Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.
 
Pharmacy (CPE)
This knowledge-based activity provides 1 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit(s).
 
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
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