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Diabetic Neuropathy

Fall 2009 Ampul -  If you've submitted a hardcopy quiz, credit can only be issed once.

Program length: 0.1 CEU
Target audiences:  Pharmacists
Knowledge based activity

Expires: 09/21/2012

This course requires completion of survey and a 70% passing quiz grade to receive certificate.

Universal Activity Number: 0048-0000-09-025-H01-P

Course Cost: $10

Krista Davies, Pharm.D., PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident, Physicians Inc. and Ohio Northern University.
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Description:

Diabetic neuropathy is a heterogeneous disease state in which prevention and therapy must be individualized. Diabetic neuropathy is a complication that will continue to increase in prevalence in the future. As healthcare practitioners, we have a duty to educate patients how to minimize their risk for developing diabetic neuropathy and other complications of diabetes.

Objectives:

1. differentiate between autonomic and sensorimotor neuropathy

2. describe different pathologic mechanisms that may contribute to the progression of diabetic neuropathy

3. recognize symptoms associated with diabetic neuropathy

4. recommend appropriate lifestyle modifications to minimize risk for development of diabetic neuropathy

5. educate a patient about proper foot care

6. educate a patient about appropriate treatment options for symptomatic treatment of diabetic neuropathy

7. recommend appropriate therapy for treatment of autonomic symptoms due to diabetic neuropathy

Instructions: For credit card or checking account payment, pay by clicking the button above. You will be redirected to a secure site. Once payment has been received, you will then be directed to the actual course. For all other payment types, contact the Continuing Education Administrative Contact at 419/772-1871.

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