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Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

Using Data to Advance the Role of the RDN in Cardiometabolic Health

This session will describe telehealth programs designed to improve cardiometabolic health with RDNs using approved treatment protocols to initiate/titrate medications for glucose, hypertension and lipids and how data informed their development.

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  • Description
  • Faculty
  • Disclosures
  • Accreditation
  • Pricing
  • Credits

Intended Audience:
This activity is designed for individual or groups of diabetes care and education specialists, including nurses, dietitians, dietetic technicians, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, physicians, PAs, and other health care providers interested in staying up to date on current practices of care for people with diabetes and other related conditions.

Activity Type:  Knowledge-based

Learning Format: Enduring Material

Program Objectives

At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify data sources to support expanding RDN roles in telehealth programs to improve cardiometabolic health
  • Discuss benefits of using multidisciplinary teams to achieve individual targets and population health goals
  • Describe at least 3 steps in implementing a facility-based medication protocol

Gretchen Benson, RDN, CDCES
Program Director, Women's & Cardiovascular Health
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation

Faculty Disclosures
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence, the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES) requires anyone in a position to affect or control continuing education content (e.g., authors, presenters, and program planners) to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. It is the responsibility of ADCES to mitigate and disclose all relevant conflicts of interest. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of the presentation.

Relevant disclosures (or lack thereof) among educational activity planners and faculty are as follows:


  • Gretchen Benson, RDN, LDN, CDCES – No conflicts of interest


  • Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, CDCES, BC-ADM – No conflicts of interest
  • Joanne Rinker, MS, RD, CDCES, LDN, FADCES – No conflicts of interest
  • Eileen D. Ward, PharmD, BCACP– No conflicts of interest

The approval of this educational offering by the ADCES does not imply endorsement of specific therapies, treatments, or products discussed in the presentations.

Disclosure and Mitigation of Relevant Conflicts of Interest

All identified relevant conflicts of interest have been mitigated.

Sponsorship or Commercial Support: None

Joint Providership: None

Non-Endorsement of Products: Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Joint Accreditation of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.

Off-Label Use: Participants will be notified when this educational activity relates to any product use for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

Expiration Date for Awarding CE/CME:  8/13/2023

In support of improving patient care, the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit(s) for learning and change.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

The Universal Activity Number is JA4008258-0000-21-405-H01-P, JA4008258-0000-21-405-H01-T . This knowledge-based activity has been approved for 0.5 contact hour(s).
This statement contains information provided to NABP from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) via CPE Monitor®. ACPE policy states paper and/or electronic statements of credit may no longer be distributed directly to learners as proof of ACPE credit. The official record of credit may be located in the learner’s e-profile in CPE Monitor.

American Medical Association (AMA)

Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists designates this activity for a maximum of 0.5 ANCC contact hour(s). This activity discusses 0.25 contact hour(s) of pharmacotherapeutic content.
The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 10977, for 0.5 contact hour(s).

American Academy of PAs (AAPA)

The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credit(s). Approval is valid until 8/13/23. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 0.5 Continuing Professional Education unit(s) (CPEU) for completion of this activity.
Completion of this RD/DTR profession-specific or IPCE activity awards CPEUs (One IPCE credit = One CPEU). If the activity is dietetics-related but not targeted to RDs or DTRs, CPEUs may be claimed which are commensurate with participation in contact hours (One 60 minute hour = 1 CPEU. RDs and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Sphere and Competency selection is at the learner’s discretion.

Member price: $14.95
Non-member price: $24.95
Knowledge: 0.50