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Digital Seminar

Diabetes Management in Primary Care

2 Hours 01 Minutes
Audio and Video
Apr 11, 2024
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This course will bring you the latest updates, American Diabetes Association guidelines, and practical tips for helping you deliver quality diabetes management in the primary care setting. This course will review the full range of diabetes medications, their mechanisms, and how to choose the most appropriate treatment options for patient centered care including meal management to avoid complications and optimize good outcomes. You’ll receive insights into using technology and digital tools for glucose monitoring and explore personalized patient care plans.


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Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements. 

There may be an additional fee for CE certificates. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details. 

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.



Tracey Long, PhD, MSN, RN, APRN-BC, CDCE, CCRN, CNE's Profile

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As a registered nurse for 36 years, Dr. Long has worked in critical care, emergency medicine, primary care, and endocrinology. She is a professor of nursing at Chamberlain University and family nurse practitioner. She has been a certified diabetes care and education specialist for 25 years and teaches a certified diabetes educator review course. She teaches medical Spanish and one of her favorite activities is taking nurses and allied healthcare professionals each summer to offer free medical clinics to underserved communities around the world with her non-profit organization

As a published author, she has written a book on how to thrive with diabetes, not just survive, three children’s health books, three books on family history and many professional research articles. She married her college sweetheart, and they have their own “long legacy” of 6 children who teach her what’s really important in life.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Tracey Long has employment relationships with Utah Body and Soul, College of Southern Nevada, Chamberlain College, Travelers Education Group, Nurse.Com, and Atrain. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Tracey Long is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the American Diabetes Association, the National Certified Diabetes Educator Association, and the American Nurses Association. She is on the editorial board of the Journal of Medical Education Development and is a contributing editor Yangtz Journal of Medicine.

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  1. Explain the most current diabetes management guidelines and their application in the primary care setting, ensuring up-to-date and evidence-based care for patients.
  2. Select the most appropriate diabetes medications, understanding their mechanisms of action, and tailoring treatment regimens to patients’ specific clinical profiles.
  3. Analyze the latest glucose monitoring techniques and digital tools, empowering them to recommend and educate patients on effective self-monitoring and technology-assisted management of their condition.
  4. Counsel patients on the crucial role of lifestyle modifications, including diet and exercise, in diabetes management, enabling them to guide patients toward healthier choices and behavior changes.
  5. Create patient-centered diabetes management plans, considering each patient’s unique needs, preferences and comorbidities to optimize their treatment outcomes.


Understanding Diabetes Management Guidelines
  • Diabetes classifications and treatment history
  • Pathophysiology of diabetes
  • Latest ADA/AACE guidelines for diabetes management
Lifestyle Interventions
  • Role of movement and mal planning in diabetes management
  • Role of mass reduction and monitoring
  • Behavior modification techniques to improve patient adherence
  • Addressing lifestyle challenges and patient engagement
  • Practical tips for incorporating lifestyle interventions into care plans
Medication Management
  • Overview of the various classes of diabetes medications
  • Mechanisms of action and indications for each class
  • Selecting the most appropriate treatment options for specific patient profiles
  • Case-based learning on medication selection
Monitoring and Technology
  • Latest advancements in glucose monitoring and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)
  • Introduction to digital tools and apps for diabetes management
  • Strategies for empowering patients to manage their condition using technology
  • Case scenarios demonstrating the use of monitoring and technology
Patient-Centered Care
  • Importance of tailoring care to individual patient needs
  • Strategies for creating personalized management plans
  • Case studies illustrating patient-centered approaches

Target Audience

  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Other clinicians who provide primary care


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