Healthy Living Through Environment, Policy and Improved Clinical Care (EPICC) Program

Diabetes Webinar Series

The EPICC Program offers a FREE monthly continuing diabetes education series for professionals on the third Wednesday of each month from Noon to 1pm. Participation is available through GoToTraining. The purpose of the series is to keep healthcare professionals up to date on the latest information in diabetes care and education..

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Next Diabetes Webinar Event

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
12:00 (noon)- 1:00 pm

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Social Determinants of Health & Diabetes
Speaker: Dr Len Novilla

Dr. Len joined BYU in 2003 as an Associate Professor at the Department of Health Science. She teaches Chronic Disease Prevention and Control at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. She has also taught the Maternal and Child Health Issues and Grant Writing in the MPH Program and directed the Philippines International Internship Program for the BYU Kennedy Center. Her research interests include the role of the family in health with particular emphasis on engaging the family as the sustaining framework for health promotion and disease prevention strategies; defining the role of the family in addressing health inequities; and defining the link between the family and health systems, focusing on system assessment and strengthening within the context of the social determinants of health. Together with a group of faculty and student researchers, their study entitled, “How Can We Get the Social Determinants of Health Message on the Public Policy and Public Health Agenda? Translating Data into a Social Determinants of Health Information Tool to Inform Policy and Public Health Programs” was selected by the World Health Organization as one of the 28 case studies from around the globe intended to highlight country experiences on implementing action on the social determinants of health. These case studies are featured in the World Health Organization’s website which is accessible globally as part of the World Conference on Social Determinants of Health, held last October 19-21 2011, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Upcoming Webinars

Date Registering Soon! Speaker
November Social Determinants of Health Dr Len
December No Webinar- Have a great Holiday Season!  
January Physical Activity to lower your risk of Diabetes Brett McIff
February Medication for Treating T2 Diabetes Sandra Malko

Continuing Nursing Education (CNEs) / Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

CNE/CEUs are provided by The Utah Nurses Association and the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialed agency for the American Dietetic Association.

Continuing education units are available for nurses (1.5 hours), dietitians (1 hour) and a general certificate of participation (1 hour) can be provided for all other groups (e.g. CHES). You must take the pre-test and the post-test, you must receive 80% or greater on the post test to receive a certificate. CNE/CEU certificates will be emailed within two weeks of the program.