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Event Profile

Advocacy for the Diabetes Care and Education Specialist: DSMES Regulations and Advocacy

July 15, 2021

Location: Online

Website: https://www.diabeteseducator.org/event/WEBI210715


This webinar is FREE and open to DEAP Coordinators ONLY

Event Date: Thursday July 15, 2021
Event Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST

Please Note: All times are Eastern. Our 60-minute webinars begin at 1:00 pm Eastern / 12:00 pm Central / 11:00 am Mountain / 10:00 am Pacific.

Description

The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically transformed healthcare delivery in the U.S and reinforced the urgent need to address health equity, especially for people with diabetes and those at risk for type 2 diabetes. Policy change is needed to support these efforts. This presentation will address current legislation and regulatory policies that seek to improve access to diabetes self-management education and support, diabetes technology and supplies, and ensure permanent expansion of temporary telehealth flexibilities issued during the pandemic. This presentation will discuss ways that diabetes care and education specialists can advocate for these changes to their legislators and policymakers.

Learning Outcome

Learners will have an increased knowledge of current legislation and policies impacting how they deliver diabetes care and the strategies to engage with key decision-makers in congress and within federal agencies.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss current bills and policies that support improved access to diabetes care
  2. Describe how a bill becomes a law and the current regulatory landscape
  3. Explain how to contact their legislators, set up a meeting, and stay connected around advocacy issues

 

Activity Type

This is a knowledge-based learning activity. This 60-minute online session includes a presentation followed by a question and answer period.

Learning Format

Live Activity

Intended Audience

ADCES Webinars are designed for individual or groups of diabetes care and education specialists, including Nurses, Dietitians, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physicians, Physician Assistants, and other health care providers interested in staying up to date on current practices of care for people with diabetes and other related conditions.

 

Kate Thomas, MA
Chief Advocacy and External Affairs Officer
Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists
Chicago, IL


Accreditation Information

In support of improving patient care, the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists 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.

  Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

The Universal Activity Number is JA4008258-0000-21-514-L01-P. This knowledge-based activity has been approved for 1.0 contact hour(s)

  American Medical Association (AMA)

Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists designates this live activity for
a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC contact hours.

The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists is approved by the California Board
of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 10977, for 1.0 contact hours. RNs must retain this document for 4 years after the activity concludes.
 
American Academy of PAs (AAPA)

The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1.0 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity
Completion of this RD/DTR profession-specific or IPCE activity awards CPEUs (One IPCE credit = One CPEU). If the activity is dietetics-related but not targeted to RDs or DTRs, CPEUs may be claimed which are commensurate with participation in contact hours (One 60 minute hour = 1 CPEU. RDs and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Performance Indicator selection is at the learner’s discretion.

Successful Completion

To receive a Statement of Credit you must attend the entire session. Your Statement of Credit will be issued electronically immediately upon submission of the evaluation form. Contact education@adces.org in the event you choose not to complete the evaluation form.

Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialists

To satisfy the requirements for renewal of certification for the Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education (CBDCE), continuing education activities must be diabetes related and approved by a provider on the CBDCE list of Approved Providers (www.cbdce.org). CBDCE does not approve continuing education. The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists is on the CBDCE list of Approved Providers.

Board Certified Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)

ADCES is the administering body for the Advanced Diabetes Management credentials. Continuing education programs offered by ADCES can be used toward fulfilling BC-ADM Certification and recertification requirements.

Other Health Professionals

It is the responsibility of each participant to determine if the program meets the criteria for re-licensure or recertification for their discipline.

Faculty Disclosures

In accordance with Joint Accreditation criteria, the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES) must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity (planners and speakers/authors/discussants/moderators) has disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest.

Joint Accreditation also requires that ADCES manage any reported conflict and eliminate the potential for bias during the educational activity. Any conflicts noted below have been managed to our satisfaction. The disclosure information is intended to identify any commercial relationships and allow learners to form their own judgments. However, if you perceive a bias during an activity, please report it on the evaluation.

Relevant disclosures (or lack thereof) among educational activity planners and faculty are as follows:

Speakers

Kate Thomas, MA - No conflicts of interest

Planners

Jodi Lavin-Tompkins MSN, RN, CDE, BC-ADM – No conflicts of interest
Kate Thomas, MA - No conflicts of interest

The approval of this educational offering by the ADCES does not imply endorsement of specific therapies, treatments, or products discussed in the presentations.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships and Mechanism to Identify and Resolved Conflicts of Interest

Undertaking review of the educational activity to evaluate for potential bias, balance in presentation, evidence-based content or other indicators of integrity, and absence of bias.

Joint Providership

None

Pricing

This webinar is FREE and open to DEAP Coordinators ONLY

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