Event

Poor Gylcemic Control During Hospitalization:
A Rational Approach at a Time of Uncertainty

Poor Gylcemic Control During Hospitalization

Recorded Webinar

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Overview

Controlling glycemic levels in a hospital setting can be challenging when considering all of the variations associated with insulin therapy and oral hypoglycemic agents. Learn how UCSF is redefining best practice in managing glycemic levels in hospitalized patients.

Program Objectives:

  • How to determine and define your hospital’s patient glycemic goals
  • Identify problems with high/low glucose levels
  • Learn UCSF’s approach to managing and maintaining glycemic levels in medical and surgical patients
    • Insulin sliding scale policy
    • IV insulin therapy
    • Oral hypoglycemic agents
    • Diabetes as a second diagnosis
    • Reduce insulin errors
  • Acquire the fundamental principles to obtain tight glucose control
  • Discuss the purpose, approach and findings of The Annenberg Project: Community Hospital Training for the Clinical Team
    • Who needs to be involved
    • New policies and procedures
    • Time frame for change
    • Education

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Schedule

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

11:00am – 12:00pm

 

Important: Registration, attendance, completion of online survey, and attestation of attendance is required for each participant to receive continuing education credit for this webinar. A post-event survey including attestation of attendance will be sent to the registrant. If additional participants under the same registration would like to be awarded CEs, registrant may forward survey information to participants for completion.

 

Faculty

Dr. Robert Rushakoff – A Professor of Medicine at UCSF and a renowned expert in diabetes, Dr. Rushakoff  serves as the medical director of the UCSF/Mount Zion Diabetes Center and is the Medical Director for Inpatient Diabetes at UCSF.

In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Rushakoff is a member of the UCSF/Mount Zion Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Lab where he is investigating the use of the Internet to train physicians and other medical providers in diabetes management.  He has led efforts to fundamentally change the approach to managing hospitalized diabetes patients and this has led to improved glucose control and reduction in insulin errors. 

Dr. Rushakoff  is a sought after lecturer and was the recipient of the UCSF/Mount Zion “Golden Bagel Award” for being an outstanding teacher.

 

Continuing Education

Important: Registration, full attendance, completion of online survey, and attestation of attendance is required for each participant to receive continuing education credit for this webinar. A post-event survey including attestation of attendance will be sent to the registrant. If additional participants under the same registration would like to be awarded CEs, registrant may forward survey information to participants for completion.

Nursing — Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP #11924, for 1.2 Contact Hours.

 

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