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50 min
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Pharmacist’s role in diabetes managment

30 Nov
11 : 00 AM
For Pharmacists, Soft skills, Hard skills

Webinar on Pharmacist’s role in diabetes managment is an educational experience designed to equip pharmacists with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to provide effective, evidence-based diabetes care. Webinar provides comprehensive instruction in current diabetes concepts and standards of care and incorporates case studies and hands-on skills training focused on the situations most likely to be encountered—as well as the services most needed—in community and ambulatory care practice settings. Participants will gain experience evaluating and adjusting drug therapy regimens for patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, counseling patients about lifestyle interventions, analyzing and interpreting self-monitoring of blood glucose results, and assessing the overall health status of patients to identify needed monitoring and interventions.

 

Activity Type: Application and Practice-based

 

Target Audience: Pharmacists in all practice settings

 

Goals and Learning Objectives

 

The goal of Pharmacist’s role in diabetes managment is to teach the pharmacist how to integrate diabetes education and management into practice. This overriding goal incorporates the goal of pharmaceutical care, which is to ensure that patients make the best use of their medications and achieve the desired therapeutic outcomes. 

 

Specific program goals are to: 

  • Provide comprehensive instruction on current standards of care for patients with diabetes.
  • Increase pharmacists’ ability to apply pharmacotherapeutic information and serve as the drug therapy expert on the diabetes health care team.
  • Refresh pharmacists’ knowledge of the pathophysiology of diabetes and the acute and long‐term complications of the disease.
  • Familiarize pharmacists with important concepts in nutrition, exercise, and weight control that contribute to optimal diabetes care.
  • Provide training on the use of diabetes-related devices and physical assessments involved with optimal diabetes care.
  • Describe business opportunities and roles for pharmacists in improving health outcomes for patients with diabetes.
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Dr Sanah Hasan
Associate Professor -College of Pharmacy -Ajman University
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Technical requirements for attending the webinar:

  • Internet-enabled device: PC, laptop, tablet;
  • Internet speed at least 1024 Kbps;
  • The presence of speakers and / or headphones on the device;