Exciting Advancements in CGM Tech

Description

Glucometers only tell part of the story—giving mere snapshots of a person’s blood glucose profile at isolated times during the day. Enter the continuous glucose monitor (CGM)—game-changing tech that takes measurements approximately every 1 to 5 minutes.

 

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to: 

  1. Discuss the essential terminology related to CGM technology. 
  2. List the most useful digital self-management tools currently available for CGM. 
  3. Explain the role a pharmacist can play in enhancing diabetes care using these tools.
  4. Assess and interpret a patient’s CGM report.   

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to: 

  1. Discuss the essential terminology related to CGM technology. 
  2. List the most useful digital self-management tools currently available for CGM. 
  3. Explain the role a pharmacist can play in enhancing diabetes care using these tools.
  4. Assess and interpret a patient’s CGM report.   
 
 
 
Speakers:
Nicholas
Nicholas Lehman, PharmD
Associate Professor
Drake University
 
Diana
Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM, CDE
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist/CGM Program Coordinator
Cleveland Clinic Diabetes Center
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Pharmacist Clinical Patient Care Services
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Sunday, March 22
Time: 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Room: 
Gaylord National Resort - National Harbor 6-7
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.15
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: 0.15
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based