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.
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.
- Discuss current bills and policies that support improved access to diabetes care
- Describe how a bill becomes a law and the current regulatory landscape
- Explain how to contact their legislators, set up a meeting, and stay connected around advocacy issues
This is a knowledge-based learning activity. This 60-minute online session includes a presentation followed by a question and
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
Kate Thomas, MA
Advocacy and External Affairs Officer
Association of Diabetes Care & Education
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.
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)
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.
Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
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.
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.
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.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org in the event
you choose not to complete the evaluation
Certified Diabetes Care and Education
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
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
is the responsibility of each participant to determine if the program meets the
criteria for re-licensure or recertification for their discipline.
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.
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
Relevant disclosures (or lack thereof)
among educational activity planners and faculty are as follows:
Kate Thomas, MA - No
conflicts of interest
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
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
This webinar is FREE and open to DEAP Coordinators ONLY
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