Bonsai Region Clinical Symposium - LIVE CLASSROOM 9/28/19

Tucson, AZ US
September 28, 2019


Insights to Assessing and Treating the Client with Diabetes 

In this session a dietician/diabetic educator, will use the principles of AADE7 Self Care Behaviors® to discuss methods of assessing, monitoring, and impacting care of the client with diabetes.

To Your Health

In this entertaining and educational presentation, Barb Bancroft will discuss the most important health concerns in today's workforce and the implications of self-management and setting priorities. 

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    • Attend planned length of activity missing no more than 10 minutes
    • Validation by CE Administrator of attendance via sign-in sheet 
    • Minimum 70% passing score on post test to obtain CE's (PT only)
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    Target Audience

    Physical Therapists (PTs)

    Physical Therapy Assistants (PTAs)

    Occupational Therapists (OTs)

    Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTAs)

    Registered Nurses (RNs)

    Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)

    Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs)

    Educational Level:

    Intermediate—Information is geared to practitioners with a general working knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject matter. Focus is on increasing understanding and competent application of the subject matter.

    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this educational activity the learner will be able to:

    Insights to Assessing and Treating the Client with Diabetes 

    • list the four cardinal signs of adult patients with uncontrolled diabetes
    • accurately identify acceptable ranges of blood sugar control for adult clients who have uncontrolled diabetes
    • correctly describe three steps for teaching diabetic clients symptom self-control
    • list at least three appropriate physical activity recommendations for a client case scenario with uncontrolled diabetes
    • given the findings of an evaluation of a home health client, the learner will incorporate three strategies to improve medication adherence, based on patient specific abilities
    • list four ADA nutrition recommendations for clients with diabetes

    To Your Health

    • list six effects of chronic stress on a person’s physical health
    • list at least three self-awareness strategies to manage stress triggers in the learner’s career role
    • integrate three methods of reducing cortisol levels into daily routines
    • distinguish the effectiveness of the Mediterranean diet on personal long term goals
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 6.75 Contact hours (ANCC)
    • 0.68 Continuing Education Units, CEUs (AOTA)
    • 6.75 Participation
    Course opens: 
    Course expires: 
    Event starts: 
    09/28/2019 - 8:00am EDT
    Event ends: 
    09/28/2019 - 4:30pm EDT





    Tucson Medical Center Marshall Auditorium
    5301 E. Grant Road
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    United States

    No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for these educational activities by any of the authors or presenters.

    Javier Gomez RDN, CDE

    Javier is the owner and operator of Southern AZ Nutrition Consultants, LLC. He is a Registered & Licensed Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator with sixteen years of clinical and managerial experience. Javier has a background in developing and managing patient education programs, delivering presentations, counseling patients and family members, and consulting for providers in diabetes management in and around the healthcare setting. He has worked hard to become an exceptional teacher and communicates concepts in a clear and concise manner. 

    Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, PNP

    Barb has provided more than 2500 continuing education events on topics pertaining to pathophysiology, physical assessment, and pharmacology to health care professionals throughout the United States and Canada. She has been the motivational keynote speaker on health maintenance topics for numerous nursing associations as well as for corporate groups and events. She has held faculty positions at the University of Virginia, the University of Arkansas, Loyola University of Chicago, and St. Xavier University of Chicago. She has provided courses on advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology and physical assessment to graduate and undergraduate students. Barb is a fascinating and highly informative speaker whose dynamic presentation style makes learning enjoyable. She provides a wealth of clinical information that can be applied to daily practice.

    Available Credit

    • 6.75 Contact hours (ANCC)
    • 0.68 Continuing Education Units, CEUs (AOTA)
    • 6.75 Participation


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