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Distance Learning: Part 2 - Practical Strategies for Success in Treating Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in the Primary Care Setting

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Presenter:
Jamie Noll, Pharm.D., L.D., CDE

Sponsor: SPCC Atlanta AHEC

Session Description:
In this session, we will discuss practical approaches for the primary care practitioner for long-term successful management of patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

Session Objectives:

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the current broad conundrum of managing Type 2 Diabetes in the primary care setting
  • Prioritize patient health goals and targets, based on existing literature
  • Understand practical strategies for effectively educating patients in the primary care setting
  • Understand the practical realities of medication effectiveness
  • Utilize basic motivational interviewing skills to successfully enable patient self-care

Technology Requirements:
Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at http://www.adobe.com

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