Diabetes Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Certificate Program

Purchase unlimited access to all 13 CE courses (total of 27 credit hours) listed below for
2 years for a one-time fee of $149.

What This Certificate Program Offers

The Power-Pak C.E.® Diabetes MTM Certificate Program is a comprehensive training program for pharmacists who treat patients with diabetes and related disciplines. There are 13 Modules for a total of 27 Credit hours. Each module was created and reviewed by experts in the field of diabetes management and faculty from some of the most prestigious schools of pharmacy who have agreed to share their experiences and expertise.

This 27 credit certificate program provides up-to-date information about diabetes management in an easily digestible format that includes valuable Counseling Tips for everyday practice. We realize the role of the pharmacist is evolving: The recognition of the pharmacist as playing a key role in disease management has become a reality. Diabetes has become a global epidemic and managing diabetes is challenging to even the most seasoned health care professional. While we know that pharmacists receive training in diabetes management, we recognize that keeping up with new guidelines and medications can be an arduous task. On top of that, filling out a CMR, providing MTM, and getting an accredited Diabetes Program going can be confusing. Power-Pak C.E.® is sensitive to the pharmacy workflow and time constraints put on the pharmacist.

This program provides a Certificate of training verifying that you have completed the course material, and is not a Certification program.


Program Goals

Pharmacists completing this program should be better prepared to:

  • Describe the physiology of type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Appreciate how different treatment options work for patients with diabetes and the rationale behind these treatment options
  • Identify how to empower patients with diabetes to take care of themselves by providing diabetes self-management education (DSME)
  • Identify how other medications a patient takes may affect their diabetes control
  • Complete a comprehensive medical record effectively and understand the MTM Star Ratings System
  • Recognize the importance of diabetes initiatives and implement efficient and effective practice changes based on new concepts in diabetes management


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Pharmacist Diabetes MTM Certificate Program Listing

The program includes 13 cutting edge modules:

Module 1. Diabetes Defined: An Overview of Prevalence and Pathophysiology

Topic(s): Diabetes , Medication Therapy Management

The goal of this CE module is to provide pharmacists with a complete understanding of the pathophysiology of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the clinical features of the disease and the progressive nature of type 2 diabetes.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 5/2/2019
Expiration: 5/2/2022

 

Module 2. Diabetes and Nutrition 101

Topic(s): Diabetes , Medication Therapy Management

The goal of this CE module is to educate pharmacists about what constitutes a healthy diet for patients with diabetes and how different food choices affect blood glucose control.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 5/2/2019
Expiration: 5/2/2022

 

Module 3. Exercise for Better Health: Physical Activity Recommendations in Diabetes

Topic(s): Diabetes , Medication Therapy Management

The goal of this CE module is to educate pharmacists on how exercise impacts diabetes control, and to familiarize themselves with different types and levels of exercise therapy that may be appropriate for patients with diabetes.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 5/2/2019
Expiration: 5/2/2022

 

Module 4. Overview of Non-Injectable Glucose-Lowering Agents

Topic(s): Diabetes , Medication Therapy Management

The goal of this CE module is to educate pharmacists on the available oral agents used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 5/2/2019
Expiration: 5/2/2022

 

Module 5. Overview of Non-Insulin Injectable Glucose-Lowering Agents

Topic(s): Diabetes , Medication Therapy Management

The goal of this CE module is to educate pharmacists on the available non-insulin injectable medications for the management of diabetes.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 5/2/2019
Expiration: 5/2/2022

 

Module 6: Understanding Insulin Therapy

Topic(s): Diabetes , Medication Therapy Management

The goal of this CE module is to provide pharmacists with knowledge of types of insulin products available and how these products are used in patients with diabetes.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 3.00
ACPE / Other / 3.00
Web Publication: 5/2/2019
Expiration: 5/2/2022

 

MODULE 7. Blood Glucose Monitoring

Topic(s): Diabetes , Medication Therapy Management

The goal of this CE module is to educate pharmacists on the basic concepts of blood glucose monitoring and interpretation of results to assist in the appropriate counseling and treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 1.50
ACPE / Other / 1.50
Web Publication: 5/2/2019
Expiration: 5/2/2022

 

Module 8. Insulin Pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) for Diabetes Management

Topic(s): Diabetes , Medication Therapy Management

The goal of this CE module is to provide pharmacists with an overview of the use of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) in the management of diabetes. This program will review the currently available models of insulin pumps and CGMs and describe the role, risks, and benefits of each device in management of diabetes. Finally, authors will explain patient characteristics to consider for initiating insulin pump or CGM use and key counseling points to assist insulin pump and CGM users in practice.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 3.00
ACPE / Other / 3.00
Web Publication: 5/2/2019
Expiration: 5/2/2022

 

Module 9. Overview of Diabetes Complications and Common Comorbidities

Topic(s): Diabetes , Medication Therapy Management

The goal of this CE module is to provide pharmacists with an overview of diabetes complications and comorbidities and describe several available treatment options.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 5/2/2019
Expiration: 5/2/2022

 

Module 10. Troubleshooting Glucose Fluctuations: Impact of Concomitant Medications on Glycemic Control

Topic(s): Diabetes , Medication Therapy Management

The goal of this CE module is to provide pharmacists with information about how commonly prescribed medications can affect diabetes control and potentially lead to new-onset diabetes.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 1.50
ACPE / Other / 1.50
Web Publication: 5/2/2019
Expiration: 5/2/2022

 

Module 11: Diabetes Control in the Hospital Setting: What Pharmacists Need to Know

Topic(s): Diabetes , Medication Therapy Management

The goal of this CE module is to provide pharmacists with an overview of the causes of hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients, management strategies in the non-critically ill patient population, management in the critically ill population, the importance of the multidisciplinary team approach, and transitional care for patients leaving the hospital.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 5/2/2019
Expiration: 5/2/2022

 

Module 12: ADA and AADE Diabetes Programs in the Community Pharmacy Setting: Basic Concepts for Pharmacists

Topic(s): Diabetes , Medication Therapy Management

The goal of this CE module is to provide pharmacists with an overview of how to properly set up an accredited Diabetes Program in the Community Pharmacy setting. This will enable the learner to take a stepwise approach to a Diabetes Program that can be effective in helping patients with diabetes achieve their goals toward better health.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 5/2/2019
Expiration: 5/2/2022

 

Module 13: Analyzing Health Care Quality and Cost: An Overview of MTM Star Ratings

Topic(s): Diabetes , Medication Therapy Management

The goal of this CE module is to provide pharmacists with an overview of MTM and Star ratings, and how these components can work in synergy to allow pharmacists to improve quality of care measures in the pharmacy.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 5/2/2019
Expiration: 5/2/2022

 


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