CE: Implementing Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Pharmacy Practice: The Evolving Diabetes Landscape

Pharmacy Times, February 2020, Volume 87, Issue 2

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Abbott Diabetes Care.

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Abbott Diabetes Care.

FACULTY

Susan Cornell, PharmD, CDCES, FAPhA, FAADE, Associate Director of Experiential Education and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at the Bolingbrook Christian Health Clinic in Bolingbrook, Illinois

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Explore the fundamentals of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) in diabetes management and understand how to interpret and utilize data to improve patient care
  • Compare and contrast continuous glucose monitors that are available for personal use
  • Identify the benefits of both immediate and retrospective CGM data into patient management
  • Illustrate the role of the pharmacist in implementation of CGM to improve diabetes management and establish a diabetes self-management education service through appropriate credentialing and standards

TARGET AUDIENCE: Community pharmacists

ACTIVITY TYPE: Application

RELEASE DATE: February 14, 2020

EXPIRATION DATE: February 14, 2021

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 2.0 hours

FEE: This lesson is available for free at www.pharmacytimes.org.