Virtual Hospital Diabetes Meeting

Educational Objectives

At the completion of this meeting, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand how to apply the most recent clinical practice guidelines about glycemic goals, including 2022 Medicare Payment Rules, to safely improve inpatient management of hyperglycemia.
  2. Assess the utility of blood glucose monitoring, continuous glucose monitoring, pens, pumps, automated insulin delivery systems, and other hardware in the critical care and non-critical care units.
  3. Understand how to use electronic insulin dose calculation software.
  4. Use mobile apps and telehealth to extend the capabilities of hospital professionals.
  5. Recognize the importance of hypoglycemia in hospitalized patients and learn ways to avoid it.
  6. Achieve better glycemic control in: A) the preoperative and perioperative periods; B) during the transition from critical to non-critical care; and C) following discharge to avoid readmission.
  7. Select safe diabetes medications for inpatient use.
  8. Implement best practices for nursing care.