Pharmacists may earn 1.50 CPE Credit (0.15 CEU) by completing this course on the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) website. Please click here to go to the course (you will leave the myCME website, and free registration on the ASHP website is required). Your certificate will save on ASHP.org and will not be included in your myCME CME History.
This continuing medical education activity is provided by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
Supported by an educational grant from Merck.
This activity uses clinical cases to address the challenges of clinical inertia when caring for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The discussion of treatment options includes consideration of the progressive nature of diabetes, current treatment guidelines, and interprofessional strategies to improve patient care.
This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants caring for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
At the conclusion of this application-based educational activity, participants should be able to:
Identify the current guidelines and the latest evidence for appropriate therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and with or without comorbidities.
Identify patient and provider barriers to overcoming clinical inertia.
Devise interprofessional strategies to maximize patient engagement in developing a diabetes care plan and achieving individualized treatment goals.
Apply and individualize the current treatment guidelines for type 2 diabetes mellitus using patient vignettes.
Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy
In accordance with ACCME and ACPE Standards for Commercial Support, ASHP policy requires that all faculty, planners, reviewers, staff, and others in a position to control the content of this presentation disclose their financial relationships.
Curtis L. Triplitt, PharmD, CDE Clinical Associate Professor Medicine/Diabetes University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Associate Director Diabetes Research Unit Texas Diabetes Institute, University Health System San Antonio, Texas
Dr. Triplitt discloses the following: Speakers Bureau: AstraZeneca; Boehringer Ingelheim; Eli Lilly; Janssen Consultant: Merck
Eric L. Johnson, MD Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences Assistant Medical Director, Altru Diabetes Center Altru Health System Grand Forks, North Dakota
Dr. Johnson discloses the following: Speakers Bureau: Medtronic, Novo Nordisk Advisory Board: Sanofi, Novo Nordisk
Accredited Provider Disclosure
The planners and managers reported no financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouses/life partners have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage. All activity participants will be informed if any speakers/authors intend to discuss either non-FDA approved or investigational use of products/devices.
In order to receive credit, participants must complete the pre-assessment questions, post-assessment questions, and program evaluation. Certificates will be distributed online at the conclusion of the activity. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME within your Profile/Exam History, which you can access at any time.
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