Interpreting self-monitored blood glucose and ketones in patients with diabetes - Certificate of Completion

Duration

6 hours

Profession

Physician

# of Credits

40.0

Accreditation

Certificate of Completion

Expiry Date

2020-10-20

Recognise the value of structured testing of blood glucose and ketones in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes

This online CME event is an Accredited Distance/Remote based education module as defined by the Professional Development Program of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine. ACRRM member participation and information will be noted and sent directly to the ACRRM for accreditation processing. Please allow 30 days for ACRRM to send you your points.

Dr. Gary Kilov
(MBBCh)
Senior Lecturer, UTAS
Founding member of RACGP
specific interest group-diabetes
Founding member of Primary Care
Diabetes Society of Australia
University of Tasmania

Teresa Di Franco,
BSc(Neuro) MPharm GradCertDiab MPS CDE
Perth, Western Australia

On completion of this program, participants will be better able to:

  1. Recognise the value of structured testing of blood glucose and ketones in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  2. Explain to patients how to conduct structured self-monitoring of blood glucose, interpret results and take appropriate action
  3. Extract valuable patient data by using appropriate meters and software
  4. Discuss with the patient the benefits of using a blood glucose meter that captures insulin doses, measures ketones and which can act as a prompt or guidance tool to aid in diabetes management


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