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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Diabetes and Non-Glycemic CVD/CKD Risk Reduction

  • Authors: Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA; Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC-ADM; Joyce Ross, MSN, CRNP, CLS, FNLA, FPCNA; Kim Zuber, PAC
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 11/16/2021
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 11/16/2022
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for primary care and endocrinology nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), primary care physicians, and diabetologists and endocrinologists involved in the diagnosis and management of metabolic and endocrine disorders.

The goal of this activity is to enhance the ability of advanced practice clinicians to treat and manage patients with type 2 diabetes.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Clinical signs and symptoms of endocrine disorders
    • Patient assessment criteria to diagnose metabolic- and endocrine-related disorders
    • Guideline recommendations and best practices for individualized treatment of metabolic- and endocrine-related disorders
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Diagnosing metabolic- and endocrine-related disorders
    • Individualizing treatment in patients with metabolic- and endocrine-related disorders


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Faculty

  • Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA

    Past President​
    American Society of Endocrine PAs (ASEPA)​
    Adjunct Clinical Professor ​
    PA Program​
    James Madison University​
    Harrisonburg, Virginia​
    Clinical Instructor, PA Program​
    George Washington University​
    Washington, DC​
    Diabetes and Thyroid Associates​
    Fredericksburg, Virginia

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Scott Urquhart, PA, DFAAPA, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Acella; AstraZeneca; Dexcom; Novo Nordisk; Provention Bio; Sanofi; Xeris Pharmaceuticals
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: AstraZeneca; Dexcom; Novo Nordisk

  • Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC-ADM

    President ​
    Diabetes Consulting Services​
    Co-Executive Director ​
    Capital Health and ​
    Metabolic Center​
    Capital Diabetes and​
    Endocrine Associates​
    Silver Spring, Maryland

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC-ADM, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Abbott Diabetes Care; Janssen; Novo Nordisk; Provention Bio; Sanofi; Xeris Pharmaceuticals
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Abbott Diabetes Care; AstraZeneca; Janssen; Novo Nordisk; Xeris Pharmaceuticals

  • Joyce Ross, MSN, CRNP, CLS, FNLA, FPCNA

    Clinical Associate​
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing​
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania​
    Independent Consultant and Speaker​
    Cardiovascular Risk Intervention​
    West Chester, Pennsylvania​

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Joyce Ross, MSN, CRNP, CLS, FNLA, FPCNA, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Kaneka America; LDL Apheresis
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Amarin; Amgen; ESPERION

  • Kim Zuber, PAC

    Executive Director​
    American Academy of Nephrology PAs​
    Nutrition Fellow: PA Foundation​
    St. Petersburg, Florida

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Kim Zuber, PA-C, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Editor

  • Anne G. Le, PharmD

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Anne G. Le, PharmD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME/CE Reviewers

  • Esther Nyarko, PharmD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Esther Nyarko, PharmD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC 

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 

None of the nonfaculty planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, reselling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Diabetes and Non-Glycemic CVD/CKD Risk Reduction

Authors: Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA; Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC-ADM; Joyce Ross, MSN, CRNP, CLS, FNLA, FPCNA; Kim Zuber, PACFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 11/16/2021

Valid for credit through: 11/16/2022

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Contents of This CME Activity

All sections of this activity are required for credit.

T2D and CVOTs: Diabetes and Non-Glycemic CVD/CKD Risk Reduction

Review current clinical guidelines for management of T2D through patient case studies.
Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA; Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC-ADM; Joyce Ross, MSN, CRNP, CLS, FNLA, FPCNA

Diabetic Kidney: New Guidelines and Clinical Application

Get up to date on the clinical guidelines and treatment of chronic kidney disease in T2D.
Kim Zuber, PA-C