Diabetes/Weight Loss & Heart Disease

Step Status
Type: Enduring Material
Credits: 0.5
Cost: $10
NOTE: Course is free to HSHS colleagues, please contact kgeist@prairieresearch.com to get discount code if you do not have it already.

Hardware/Software Requirements:
High speed connection to the Internet. Browser: the most current version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari or Mozilla Firefox. The ability to access and view Adobe pdf documents, Adobe Reader and Adobe Flash Player are recommended. To download/update Adobe Reader and Flash Player, go to http://www.adobe.com/ and follow download the instructions. Printer access recommended to print completion certificate.

The teaching method for this program will consist of a YouTube video with corresponding quiz. Participants will use what they have learned in the video, to complete a follow-up evaluation and quiz to assess new knowledge acquisition. Participants must answer 3 out of 4 questions correctly to pass this course. The program should take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

References can be found throughout the presentation.

Confidentiality Statement:
We must protect the confidentiality of the information handled by Prairie/HSHS CME and Prairie Education and Research Cooperative. We will take precautions to avoid improper, inappropriate or inadvertent disclosures of sensitive, confidential or privileged information, records or documents.

Continuing Medical Education:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the direct providership of Prairie/HSHS and Prairie Education and Research Cooperative. Prairie/HSHS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Prairie/HSHS designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category I Credits ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education:
HSHS/Prairie Education and Research Cooperative, Department of Continuing Education, is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This program has been awarded 0.50 Contact Hours.
Successful completion requirements: Attendees must view the entire content, pass a quiz and complete an evaluation form in order to receive a CE certificate.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes Disclaimer: This activity is a part of a group of online courses that was approved under one CME application/CE Planning Form. The learning objectives/outcomes for this activity encompass all online courses associated with the initial live activity. For a list of courses included, please contact PERC continuing education.
Objectives: Objective/Outcome 1: Discuss the latest advances in medical and invasive therapy for patients with cardiac and vascular disease

Objective/Outcome 2: Determine appropriate management strategies for patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Objective/Outcome 3: Discuss the diagnostic studies that are utilized in the care of the cardiovascular patient

Objective/Outcome 4: Explain treatment strategies for patients with neurological disorders


Poornima Jayaramaiah, MD