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

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Diabetes and Oral Health
Speaker: Michelle Martin, UDOH

Michelle Martin is the Oral Health Specialist for the State of Utah's Department of Health and worked for over 12 years in private practice as a dental hygienist. She has also worked as a Health Educator at the Huntsman Cancer Institute and served on international humanitarian trips in the Marshall Islands, Vietnam, and Peru, Guatemala and most recently Honduras. She helps under-served populations in the state of Utah get access to dental care, as well as, gives oral health education on many subjects.  She received a Master of Public Health degree at the University of Utah.

Description

Objectives:

1. What is periodontal disease and how does it relate to Diabetes. 
2. What are side effects from periodontal disease with patients with diabetes.
3. How can this be prevented and treated in a diabetic patient. 

 

Upcoming Webinars

Date Registering Soon! Speaker
February Oral Health Michelle Martin
March Muscular Skeletal Complications  
April Diabetes 101 Eileen Deleeuw
May Pregnancy in Diabetes David Winmill

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.