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Current Landscape of Digital Health for Diabetes Management and Future Advancements

Live Online Webinar
August 12, 2021 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

This activity is intended for pharmacists who desire to or who are working with patients to implement digital health technologies into patient treatment plans. 

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain the background of Digital Health and its purpose
  • Identify prominent features in Digital Health applications for diabetes management and their function
  • Identify the features and functions of specific Digital Health applications for diabetes management
  • Describe the current state of insurance coverage for Digital Health in diabetes management
  • Explain the role and potential advancements of Digital Health for diabetes management in the future

Presenter

Matthew Fratus, PharmD received his PharmD from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in May of 2020. While at MCPHS he developed an interest in diabetes and pursued a post-graduate opportunity focused in this area. He is currently a post-doctoral Fellow at Becton Dickinson in Medical Affairs where he is involved in medical devices for diabetes care.

Moderator: Jennifer Goldman, RPh, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM, FCC
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science
Academic Fellowship preceptor for MCPHS University/Becton Dickinson
Clinical Pharmacist, Well Life Medical in Peabody, MA

Registration is required if you would like to earn ACPE credit for attending. There is no fee to participate. This webinar will be hosted on Zoom.

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UAN 0026-0000-21-008-L04-P
Knowledge-based
Topic Designator: General Pharmacy

Accreditation

MCPHS University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. MCPHS designates this educational activity for a total of 1 contact hours (0.1 CEUs).

Requirements for Credit

Partial credit will not be awarded. To claim credit participants must log into their profile on MCPHS CE portal and insert the specific activity code for this webinar in order to access and complete the evaluation. CE credit will be automatically uploaded to CPE Monitor upon completion of the evaluation and posted to the participant’s NABP account within 72 hours.

Attendance will be verified. Credit will not be issued to participants who join the meeting more than 15 minutes after the start of the meeting or to those who depart early. Credit cannot be awarded to individuals who complete the activity evaluation more than 60 days post activity.

Evaluation

All participants will have the opportunity to review the educational session and speakers, and to identify future educational needs.

Statement of Disclosure

MCPHS University adheres to the ACPE Standards regarding commercial support of continuing pharmacy education. It is the policy of MCPHS University that the speakers and planning committee disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of the educational activity, that relevant conflicts of interest are resolved, and also that speakers will disclose any unlabeled/unapproved use of drugs or devices during their presentation.

Matthew Fratus and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Continuing Education staff members hold no financial relationships with ineligible companies, related to the content of this presentation.

Jennifer Goldman, PharmD holds the following financial relationship with ineligible companies.

Speaker’s bureau: Amarin, Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi, Xeris
Consultant: Becton Dickenson