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Event Profile

Diabetes and Visual Impairment

April 23, 2014

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This event has a fee

Event Date: April 23, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT

Please Note: All times are Eastern. Our 90-minute webinars begin at 1:00 pm Eastern / 12:00 pm Central / 11:00 am Mountain / 10:00 am Pacific.

Program Overview

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to provide diabetes education for people who have visual impairment and are otherwise capable of self-management to achieve equivalent outcomes as fully sighted people.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • State 2 definitions each  of blindness and low vision, one in terms of visual fields & acuity and one in functional terms
  • List at least 3 common courtesies to use when encountering a person who is blind.
  • List 3 useful assessment questions for people with functional low vision to help plan services for people with visual impairment and describe what the answers mean for your educational plan.
  • Describe tools or techniques for low vision or nonvisual diabetes self-management for at least 4 of the AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors
  • Develop a plan to produce one diabetes education handout in accessible format

Intended Audience

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.

Faculty

Ann S. Williams, PhD, RN, CDE
Research Associate Professor
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

Dr. Williams is a research associate professor at Case Western Reserve University, with a program of research focused on self-management for persons with diabetes and disabilities. For almost 30 years she has specialized in the self-management needs of people who have both diabetes and visual impairment. Previous to her research focus, she worked as a clinical nurse specialist in a variety of clinical settings, including blindness rehabilitation settings, private diabetes education practice, and a group medical practice.

Registered Nurses

The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This educational program will provide 1.5 contact hours of continuing education credit.

AADE is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP # 10977).

AADE is an Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #366. This program provides 0.18 CEUs (1 contact hour = 50 minutes, or 0.1 CEUs).

Registered Dietitians

The American Association of Diabetes Educators, (AM001) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 1.5 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program. Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.

Registered Pharmacists

The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program provides 1.50 contact hours (0.150 CEUs) of continuing education credit.
ACPE Universal Program Number: 0069-0000-14-098-L01-P
Effective Dates: 04/23/2014 to 04/23/2016

Faculty Disclosures

It is the policy of the American Association of Diabetes Educators to require that anyone who has an opportunity to affect continuing education activities 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:

Faculty

  • Ann Williams, PhD, RN, CDE, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.

Planners

  • Dawn Haglund, AADE, Chicago, IL has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
  • Nancy Stonis, AADE, Chicago, IL, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
  • Jill S. Walsh, AADE, Chicago, IL, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
  • Anne Willmore, AADE, Chicago, IL, 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 presentations.

Instructions

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@aadenet.org in the event you choose not to complete the evaluation form.

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System Requirements

While you can participate with a 56K dialup internet connection, it is recommended that you have a high-speed broadband (or better) internet connection. Please be sure you close as many open programs on your system as possible.

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Pricing

Member Price (Individual): $ 50.00

Nonmember Price (Individual): $ 65.00

Member Group Price (Site): $125.00

Non-Member Group Price (Site): $155.00

Note: Registration entitles you to one computer connection, one telephone connection, and CE credit for all participants, regardless of the number of individuals participating at your site.

Refunds will be honored minus a $25 processing fee if received in writing via fax (312/424-2427) at least 48 hours prior to the program.

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