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Diabetes educators are responsible for providing diabetes self-management education and support to women with Gestational Diabetes (GDM). In this 90-minute webinar, diabetes educators will learn all the latest regarding GDM including diagnosis, management, and postpartum follow-up.
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to provide education and care to women diagnosed with GDM.
This is an application-based learning activity. This 90-minute online session includes a presentation followed by a question and answer period.
At the end of this presentation, participants will
be able to:
-- Discuss new recommendations for the diagnosis of hyperglycemia during pregnancy
-- Identify implications of poor maternal glucose control on mothers and offspring of mothers with GDM
-- Discuss recent advances in the treatment and management of GDM
-- Describe recommendations for postpartum follow-up for women with GDM
1. Screening and Diagnosis of GDM
a. Risk Factors
b. Screening criteria
c. Diagnostic criteria
2. Metabolic control and pregnancy outcomes
a. Maternal effects
b. Neonatal effects
3. Management of GDM
d. Glucose Monitoring
4. Postpartum follow-up
a. Risk factors for progression to type 2 diabetes
b. Glucose testing recommendations
c. Life-style interventions
The AADE Webinars are knowledge-based
activities designed for individual or groups of diabetes educators, including
RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists,
Physician Assistants, MDs, and other health care providers interested in staying
up to date on current practices of care for their patients with diabetes and
other related conditions.
Carol J. Homko, PhD, RN, CDE
Nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator
Dr. Carol Homko is a nurse and certified diabetes educator, with more than 40 years of experience in diabetes education and management. She established the Diabetes and Pregnancy Program at Temple University Hospital in 1991. Prior to her retirement in 2016, Dr. Homko held a dual appointment as Associate Research Professor in the Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and in the College of Public Health, Center for Obesity Research and Education at Temple University.
Dr. Homko’s research interests include diabetes and obesity, CVD risk reduction, telemedicine and pregnancies complicated by diabetes. She has published widely in peer-reviewed journals and has authored multiple chapters on the management of pregnancies complicated by diabetes. Dr. Homko remains actively involved with the American Association of Diabetes Educators at both the local and national levels.
Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited as a provider of continuing
nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on
Accreditation. This program provides 1.5 contact hours
of continuing education credit.
The AADE is also accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP
Association of Diabetes Educators (AM001) is a Continuing Professional
Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
(CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1.5 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion
of this activity/material. Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does
not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or
The American Association of Diabetes
Educators is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a
provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program provides 1.5 contact
hours (0.15 CEUs) of continuing education credit.
ACPE Universal Program
Effective Dates: 9/26/2018 - 9/26/2020
Certified Diabetes Educators
To satisfy the requirements for renewal of certification for the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators (NCBDE), continuing education activities must be diabetes related and approved by a provider on the NCBDE list of Approved Providers (www.ncbde.org). NCBDE does not approve continuing education. The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) is on the NCBDE list of Approved Providers.
Board Certified Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)
AADE is the administering body for the Advanced Diabetes Management credentials. Continuing education programs offered by AADE can be used toward fulfilling BC-ADM Certification and recertification requirements.
It is the policy of the American Association of
Diabetes Educators to require that anyone who has an opportunity to affect
continuing education activity content (e.g. authors, presenters and program
planners) with products or services from a commercial interest with which s/he
has financial relationships, discloses those financial relationship/s with
commercial entities to participants.
Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in
any presentation, but is made to provide participants with information that
might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.
Relevant disclosures (or lack thereof) among educational activity planners
and faculty are as follows:
Carol J. Homko, PhD, RN, CDE has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, CDE, BC-ADM has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
Magen Lapointe has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
The approval of this educational offering by the AADE does not imply
endorsement of specific therapies, treatments, or products discussed in the
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.
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 form.
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Member Individual Price: $40.00
Non-Member Individual Price: $55.00
Member Group Price (One site, one connection): $115.00
Non-Member Group Price (One site, one connection): $145.00
Note: Group registration entitles you to one computer connection and one phone connection for participants at a single physical site, and CE credit for all participants, regardless of the number of individuals participating at your site. Rebroadcasting, redistribution, and resale are prohibited.
Refunds will be honored minus a $25 processing fee if received in writing via email to email@example.com at least 48 hours prior to the program.