Skip to main content
Not Found
Digital Seminar

Diabetes Management in Primary Care

2 Hours 01 Minutes
Audio and Video
Apr 11, 2024
Product Code:
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


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.


Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

* Credit Note - **

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education, as well as which credit types are acceptable for continuing education hours. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact or 800-844-8260 before purchase.

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 profession's standards.  

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see the statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

* Credit Note - ---

Earn up to 2.0 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 

Nurses - Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners

This self-study program offers 30 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for .5 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 

Nurses - Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - ANCC

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 2.0 contact hours. Expires: 11/01/2026.

Nurses - California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 2.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Nurses - Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 2.0 self-study contact hours.

CE Broker

Nurses - Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 2.0 self-study contact hours. Please email with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Physicians - Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 04/11/2024. It was last reviewed on 03/20/2024 and is valid until 03/20/2027.


Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.

Physicians Assistants - Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 2.0 hours for completing this self-study program. This activity was originally recorded on 04/11/2024. It was last reviewed on 03/20/2024 and is valid until 03/20/2027


PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 2.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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

Tracey Long, PhD, APRN-BC, RN, MS, MSN, CDCES, CCRN, CNE Related seminars and products


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.

Additional Info


Visit our FAQ page at or contact us at

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


  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


Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

ADA Needs
We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

PESI Mobile App

Access CE trainings on your phone or tablet through our free mobile app. Choose video or audio-only versions of online courses from the world’s best instructors, and complete your CE requirements anywhere, anytime, at your own pace.

Please wait ...

Back to Top