Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. PT.
This fast-paced series of 8 virtual learning sessions begins May 23, 2017. One continuing Education credit from the California Board of Registered Nursing is offered for each session. The sessions will be held biweekly. There is no cost to attend.
Glycemic control in the hospitalized diabetic patient is a key driver for improvement in adverse drug events related to insulin. The Society of Hospital Medicine has developed the Glycemic Control Toolkit for use by hospitals and providers to identify best practices in caring for diabetic patients, and in return, decreasing adverse events related to insulin. Join us as Dr. Greg Maynard, Chief Quality Officer at UC Davis and contributing author of the SHM Glycemic Control Toolkit, shares strategies for best practice implementation in hospitals.
Gregory A. Maynard, MD, MSc
Chief Quality Officer and Clinical Professor of Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California
Lead Editor, Glycemic Control Implementation Toolkit, Society of Hospital Medicine
• Provide an overview of the challenges to achieving glycemic control in hospitalized patients.
• Describe best practices in glycemic control for hospitalized patients, including basal – bolus strategies.
• Discuss common barriers to glycemic control.
Save the date! Future session, 12:30-1:30 p.m. (PT):
Session 8: October 3. Engaging Patients and Family Members in the Reduction of ADEs