DM Series Session 2: Population Health Management & New Research in Diabetes / Prediabetes

Pittsburgh, PA US
February 14, 2023

The purpose of this educational activity is to provide the clinical staff at UPMC Health Plan with information regarding the current research and findings specific to Diabetes and Prediabetes.

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians/ Paramedics / EMTs /Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

RN & SW Learning Objectives:  

  1. Understand key findings in the latest research on type 2 diabetes and prediabetes
  2. Evaluate the alignment of our care management services with the latest research on type 2 diabetes and prediabetes
  3. Apply relevant findings from the latest research on type 2 diabetes and prediabetes in work with members of these populations

 

Pharm Learning Objectives:       

  1. Assess the role of early screening in management of Type 2 Diabetes
  2. Discuss the utility of comorbidity-focused diabetic therapies in the management of other chronic conditions.
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 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/06/2023
Course expires: 
03/10/2023
Event starts: 
02/14/2023 - 11:00am EST
Event ends: 
02/14/2023 - 12:00pm EST

Program begins at 11:00am and ends at 12:00pm Total Education Time = 1 Hour

TIME

CONTENT

PRESENTER

11:00 to 11:20am

Presentation of key findings in the latest research on type 2 diabetes and prediabetes

Ellen Beckjord, PhD, MPH

11:20 to 11:40am

Review of the alignment of care management services at UPMC Health Plan with the current research on type 2 diabetes and prediabetes

Ellen Beckjord, PhD, MPH

11:40 to 12:00pm

Discussion and review of applying current research while working with members who have a history of type 2 diabetes, and prediabetes

Ellen Beckjord, PhD, MPH

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States
Ellen Beckjord, PhD, MPH
Vice President, Population Health and Clinical Operations
Dr. Beckjord is a behavioral scientist, epidemiologist, and licensed clinical psychologist in disciplined pursuit of harnessing the power of connectivity to promote authentic connection to place health, peace, and abundance within equal reach of all.  She did her doctoral training in clinical psychology at the University of Vermont and the Vanderbilt-VA internship consortium and her post-doctoral fellowship in the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program. From NCI, Dr. Beckjord spent three years in research consulting and five years in academic medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and Hillman Cancer Center. In February 2015, she joined UPMC Health Plan where she serves as the Vice President of Population Health and Clinical Optimization. Ellen’s current work is focused on population health, behavioral science, and the use of digital tools in clinical operations to promote health, wellness, and health behavior change.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Pharmacy (CPE)
This knowledge-based activity provides 1 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit(s).
Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour(s).

CCM CE will be provided:  1 CE  - CCM COA will be sent via email from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner approximately 6-8 weeks following the live date of the course.

This activity is eligible for endorsed credit for UPMC Health Plan EMTs and Paramedics.  Complete ETHOS course work, obtain the attendance certificate, and submit to EMS governing body for 1 CE credit(s).

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit(s).

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.

NOTE:  Paramedic/EMT CE is approved for any activity in which ANCC (nursing CE) is approved.  This is per Heather Bogdon and Christie Hempfling

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 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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