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Putting it All Together: Team Care for People with Diabetes
December 31, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SPEAKER: PAM ALLWEISS MD, MPH, MEDICAL OFFICER, CDC DIVISION OF DIABETES TRANSLATION
Abstract: Many health professionals such as podiatrists, pharmacists, optometrists, and dentists care for people with diabetes. How can these professionals work together and include other professionals such as audiologists to foster diabetes prevention and control? This webinar will explore how all professions can work together as a team to best support those with diabetes.
Bio: Dr. Allweiss is an Endocrinologist with the CDC Division of Diabetes Translation. She completed her fellowship in Endocrinology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and was the chief clinical fellow at the Joslin Clinic in Boston. She received a Master of Science in Public Health while completing a residency in Preventive Medicine and Occupational Health at the University of Kentucky. She has been in private practice and on the faculty of the University of Kentucky Medical School. She has been working with the CDC Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT) since 1999, working on several projects that include: the National Diabetes Education Program (a joint CDC and NIH program) worksite initiatives, the Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry, and Dentistry (PPOD) initiatives, the CDC National Healthy Worksite Program, and CDC’s Emergency Preparedness Programs. She is also the co-chair of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) Health and Productivity Section.
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
1.) Describe consistent messaging for health care providers to give patients regarding diabetes care.
2.) Identify team care resources for providers and consumers.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, podiatrists, optometrists, dentists and audiologists engaged in the care of patients with diabetes.
ACTIVITY EXPIRATION DATE: DECEMBER 31, 2019
Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour(s)
For any questions relating to the certification for this activity, please contact Postgraduate Institute for Medicine at: [email protected] or (303) 799-1930.
Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and The Audiology Project
This activity is supported by unrestricted educational grants from Amplifon and Colgate Oral Pharma.
For more information go to https://www.theaudiologyproject.com