Diabetic Polyneuropathy

February 16, 2022

Activity description

This activity is part of an education series that focuses on clinically relevant topics germane to care coordination and disease management in an effort to reduce (re)admissions and educate health care providers on how best to empower their patients.

Provided by
This activity is provided by OptumHealth Education and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas.

Commercial support
No commercial support was received for this activity.

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Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses and other health care professionals (HCPs) who are interested in learning about diabetic polyneuropathy.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe polyneuropathy, neuropathy, and peripheral neuropathy.
  • Discuss diabetic polyneuropathy and the associated symptoms.
  • State the risk factors for developing polyneuropathy.
  • Explore available treatments for neuropathies.
  • Realize the prognosis and implications of no intervention for neuropathies.

Additional Information

Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
Activity opens: 
02/05/2022
Activity expires: 
03/16/2022
Event starts: 
02/16/2022 - 1:00pm EST
Event ends: 
02/16/2022 - 2:00pm EST

Presenter
Judi Shaw-Rice, MD, FACP, MMM, CPE, FABQAURP
Medical Director, Community Plans of Texas
UnitedHealthcare

Activity planners
Sarah Chart, RN
Vice President
OptumHealth Education
Eden Prairie, MN

Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Activity Manager
OptumHealth Education
Eden Prairie, MN

Disclosures of relevant financial relationships
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, OptumHealth Education (OHE) requires all those in control of educational content to disclose their financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. Ineligible companies are defined by the ACCME as companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing health care products used by or on patients. Individuals must disclose all financial relationships, regardless of the amount, with ineligible companies and regardless of their view of the relevance of the relationship to the education. OHE ensures that the content is independent of commercial bias.

All activity faculty or planners have no financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation statement
Joint Provider LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by OptumHealth Education and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas. OptumHealth Education 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 health care team.

Credit designation statements

Nurses
The participant will be awarded up to 1.00 contact hour(s) of credit for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.

Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be provided to learners upon completion of activity requirements, enabling participants to register with licensing boards or associations that have not been preapproved for credits. To apply for credit types not listed above, participants should use the procedure established by the specific organization from which they wish to obtain credit.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
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Activity date/time: This live webcast will be held on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, from 12–1 pm CT (1-2  pm ET; 11 am–12 pm MT; 10–11 am PT).

Fees: There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this activity.

Questions: Email moreinfo@optumhealtheducation.com

PLEASE NOTE: You are required to claim credit and download a certificate to your transcript as proof of completion of this course.