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Diabetes Medications
Package - Video
$179.97 USD
Product Details
Package - Video
PESI HealthCare
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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[+] [-] 077715 - Diabetic Medications Part 1
  1. Analyze the importance of matching different pathophysiologies in diabetes to medication function.
  2. Plan medication regimens for the progressive nature of diabetes
  3. Evaluate comorbid conditions that affect diabetes medication choice

[+] [-] 077720 - Diabetes Medications Part 2
  1. Substantiate the importance of matching insulin need to insulin action.
  2. Select insulin action curves that match insulin need.
  3. Evaluate insulin effectiveness and be able to make recommendations for optimal control.

[+] [-] 077725 - Diabetes Medications Part 3
  1. Specify which patients can benefit from incretin mimetics and insulin pumps.
  2. Evaluate effectiveness of insulin doses administered by insulin pumps and make recommendations for improved glucose control.
  3. Assess if a patient is appropriate to continue using an insulin pump while being hospitalized.

[+] [-] 077715 - Diabetic Medications Part 1
  • Medication Indications
  • Goal Blood Sugar
  • Medication Categories
    • Sulfonylureas
    • Meglitinides
    • Biguanides
    • Thiazolidinediones (TZD’s)
    • Alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitors
    • DPP-4 Inhibitors
    • Dopamine Antagonist
    • Bile Acid Sequestrants
    • SGLT2 inhibitors
  • ADA Recommendations
  • AACE Recommendations
  • Choosing Medications with Co-Morbities
  • Choosing Medication as Diabetes Progresses

[+] [-] 077720 - Diabetes Medications Part 2
  • Function of Insulin
  • Goals of Insulin Therapy
  • Basal Bolus Administration
  • Initial Dosing for Type 1 and Type 2
  • Assessing Effectiveness
  • Adjusting Doses to Improve Effectiveness
  • Insulin Action Curves
  • Concentrated Insulin
  • Inhaled Insulin

[+] [-] 077725 - Diabetes Medications Part 3
  • Incretin Effect and Action
  • Incretin Mimetics
    • Exenatide
    • Liraglutide
    • Dulaglutide
    • Albiglutide
    • Lixisenatide
  • Insulin/GLP-1 combo
    • Insulin glargine plus lixisenatide
    • Insulin degludec plus liraglutide
    • Amylinomimetic-pramlintide
  • Insulin Pumps and Sensors
  • Evaluating Insulin Doses with a Pump
  • Using Insulin Pumps in Hospitalized Patients
  • Problem Solving



Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDE, has been a Certified Diabetes Educator for over 20 years and has managed several hospital ADA-recognized diabetes education programs; she is a Board-Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in endocrinology and a certification in wound care. A member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, Laurie is the past president of her local chapter. Laurie works at a large hospital in St. Louis, MO, serving the needs of patients with diabetes in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Laurie is also a certified insulin pump trainer and has published articles on the use of insulin pumps for hospitalized patients. Her practical patient experiences, supported by clinical knowledge, provide a blend of information on how to treat diabetes today. Her goal is to provide the current strategies and treatments you need to improve the outcomes of your patients. Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Laurie Klipfel has an employment relationship with St. Clare Hospital. She receives an honorarium from the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Ms. Klipfel receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Laurie Klipfel is a member of the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH).
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 077715 - Diabetic Medications Part 1
[+] [-] 077720 - Diabetes Medications Part 2
[+] [-] 077725 - Diabetes Medications Part 3
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists