It is often thought that diabetes is “caused” by weight gain and that weight loss “cures” diabetes.
I’m going to share with you evidence that paves the way for a paradigm shift to more weight neutral diabetes care. I will discuss emerging evidence that supports patient motivation for healthy behaviors rather than focusing on weight loss alone. My 2-day comprehensive training will include case studies, demonstrations, and simulations to illustrate current best practices and clinical insights to improve patient outcomes. After all, when patients succeed, providers succeed.
I’m Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDCES, WCC. I’ve been a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist for over 20 years managing both inpatient and outpatient care for patients with diabetes. I’m excited about this opportunity to provide you with all the tips and strategies I’ve accrued through my own experiences with patients. Diabetes management is ever changing. It really is essential that you have a thorough understanding of glycemic control, acute/chronic complications, AADE-7® behavioral goals and all the newer treatment options (glucose sensors. sensor-augmented insulin pumps…).
Management of diabetes is more complex than I’ve ever seen it. And it’s more critical than ever that we all practice up-to-date, incorporating the current diabetes standards and guidelines. Together, I am confident that we can empower patients to take control of their health and lives.
Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDCES, WCC
and the PESI Healthcare Team
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. 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.
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 use of insulin pumps for hospitalized patients. Her practical 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.
Financial: Laurie Klipfel receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Laurie Klipfel has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Access never expires for this product.
Healthy Coping/Stress Management Skills
-Patient Education and Empowerment
-Improving Glycemic Management In Hospitalized Patients
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