Supporting Patients with Diabetes

Join us for a 4-part workshop series that focuses on insulin injection technique and provides a practical approach on how to help patients with insulin delivery.

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Description

Description:

Currently, one in three Canadians are living with or is at risk of diabetes. As accessible healthcare providers, pharmacy professionals play a significant role in educating patients on how to properly inject insulin. This complimentary 4-part workshop will address how to assess patients’ insulin injection capability, how to help patients improve their technique, and tips for providing support in a virtual setting. A team of experts will also provide recent studies, statistics, and valuable resources to help you learn the intricacies of guiding patients in insulin delivery.

Once you register, you will receive a Zoom link for the workshop webinars as well as the assignments. Please note that the live webinars will be recorded, and the recordings will be available in the online course.

Learning objectives:

Module 1: Insulin Injection Practices in Canada

  • Understand how patients are performing their insulin injections
  • Learn tips to help your patients improve their technique
  • Discover ways to provide ongoing support in a virtual setting


Module 2:
Injection Error – Too Much Force

  • Discuss what was learned after asking your patients about their technique
  • Understand the impact of too much injection force
  • Learn ways to mitigate unintended injection force
  • Discover ways to provide ongoing support in a virtual setting


Module 3:
Injection Errors – Poor Rotation and Lipohypertrophy

  • Discuss what was learned after asking your patients about their technique
  • Understand the impact of too much injection force
  • Learn ways to mitigate unintended injection force
  • Discover ways to provide ongoing support in a virtual setting


Module 4:
Implementing IT Training in Pharmacy

  • Find out what we discovered when we looked for lipos
  • Review key elements to reinforce when supporting proper injection technique
  • Discuss how to ask your patient about their current injection habits
  • Look at tools available to support proper injection technique
  • Learn how to implement injection technique in your pharmacy

Course outline:

4 Zoom Live Webinars (30 mins. each during EST):

  • Module 1: Insulin Injection Practices in Canada
    March 4, 12 pm-12:30 pm Presented by Lori Berard, RN, CDE
  • Module 2: Injection Error - Too Much Force
    March 11, 12 pm-12:30 pm Presented by Rob Roscoe, RPh, CDE, CPT, ACPR
  • Module 3: Injection Errors – Poor Rotation and Lipohypertrophy
    March 18, 12 pm-12:30 pm Presented by Rob Roscoe, RPh, CDE, CPT, ACPR
  • Module 4: Implementing IT Training in Pharmacy
    March 25, 12 pm-12:30 pm Presented by Pav Ravi, RPh, MPharm

Course at a glance:

  • 4 live webinars (0.5 hour each)
  • Practice Exercises
  • Available until Feb 28, 2021
  • Live Webinar
  • Completion requirement: Attend the live webinar sessions and successfully complete all the assignments. Complete the evaluations before the course expiry date.

Who should take this course:

All pharmacy professionals including pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy students, and pharmacy technician students who would like to know more about diabetes management and how to provide optimal care to patients with diabetes.

Development Team:

  • Lori Berard, RN, CDE
  • Rob Roscoe, RPh, CDE, CPT, ACPR
  • Pav Ravi, RPh, MPharm

Sponsor(s)

This course is sponsored by BD Canada.