Inpatient Management of Diabetes and Hyperglycemia

Inpatient management of diabetes can be a challenge, Dr. Umpierrez will provide evidence supporting a consistent approach to initiating insulin in the hospital.

Target Audience

Hospitalists, Internists, Family Practitioners, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Endocrinologists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Dietitians, Pharmacists and other interested healthcare practitioners.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop a consistent approach to initiating insulin in the hospital.
  • Appropriately adjust insulin therapy to accommodate special situations in hospitalized patients with hyperglycemia.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Umpierrez, G. E., Hellman, R., Korytkowski, M. T., Kosiborod, M., Maynard, G. A., Montori, V. M., ... & Van den Berghe, G. (2012). Management of hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients in non-critical care setting: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 97(1), 16-38.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
11/01/2018
Course expires: 
11/01/2020

Guillermo Umpierrez, M.D., CDE
Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Chief of Diabetes and Endocrinology
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia


Guillermo Umpierrez, M.D., has indicated that he is editor-in-chief of BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care; receives grant/research support for his research at Emory University from Merck, Sanofi, Novo Nordisk, Astra Zeneca and Insulcloud; and is an advisory board member of Sanofi and Merck.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/01/2018
Course expires: 
11/01/2020
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