Diabetes Here & Now: National Standards for Diabetes Self Management Education

  • Date: February 21, 2014
  • Time: 9:00 am to 11:30 am
  • Location: Methodist Hospital, Centennial Room, 8303 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68114

Target AudienceTarget Audience

Nurses and other health professionals interested in best practices in diabetes care.


Value: $90

Cost is $22.50 with promo code 75PD.

This program offers additional discounted pricing. See section description on registration page for more details.

Course DescriptionCourse Description

This program is the 1st in a 3-part series on Diabetes Education.

The purpose of this program is to explore best practices of diabetes care for patients in acute care.

Participants will be able to:

  • Discuss concepts in carbohydrate counting, fat intake and heart disease, and weight management.
  • Review the assessment, education, and goals needed for the patient with diabetes.
  • Explore essential diabetes care using a case study approach.


8:30 - 9:00 am Registration
9:00 - 9:45 am Managing the Diabetes Patient
Dan Kremer, BSN
9:45 - 10:00 am Break
10:00 - 11:00 am Diabetes Medical Nutritional Management
Tracie Jackson, RD, LMNT, CDE
11:00 - 11:30 am Diabetes Case Studies
Kay Smelker, BSN, Dan Kremer, BSN, & Tracie Jackson, RD, LMNT, CDE
11:30 AM Adjournment



Tracie Jackson, RD, LMNT, CDE, is a Diabetes Educator for Methodist Health System.
Dan Kremer, BSN, is a Diabetes Educator for Methodist Health System.
Kayla Smelker, BSN, is a Diabetes Educator for Methodist Health System.


Credits/CEUsCredit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body’s standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEU’s for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

2.25 contact hours awarded. Code #NE13-16C07
Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Education Credit
2.25 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

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