Glycemic Control: Strategies for Managing the Hospitalized Patient
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Program Date: January 31, 2011

Continuing Education Units: 1.5 Nurse Contact Hours, 1.5 Dietitian CPEU
 


Course Objectives:
* Identify enteral nutrition strategies for managing glycemic control.

* Illustrate strategies for addressing challenges in managing tube-fed patients with diabetes/hyperglycemia.

* Explain the clinical and metabolic consequences of sarcopenia in patients with diabetes/hyperglycemia.

Faculty Name:
Etie Moghissi, MD, FACP, FACE
Associate Clinical Professor Department of Medicine
University of California Los Angeles

Bio:
Dr. Etie Moghissi is a native of Shiraz, Iran and earned her medical degree from Pahlavi University, School of Medicine in Shiraz, where she completed her internship and two years of residency in Internal Medicine. In addition she completed two years of residency in Internal Medicine at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University in New York City and fellowship in Endocrinology at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Dr. Moghissi is in private practice in Marina del Rey, California and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr Moghissi is the Past President and the current Chair of the “Diabetes Education for Primary Care” Committee of the California Chapter of the AACE and she is actively involved in professional medical education.

Faculty Name:
Jeffrey Halter, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Director, Geriatrics Center and Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI

Bio:
Dr. Jeffrey Halter is Professor of Internal Medicine and Chief of the Division of Geriatric Medicine, and Director of the Geriatrics Center and the Institute of Gerontology at the University of Michigan. After internal medicine residency, he completed fellowship training in metabolism, endocrinology and gerontology at the University of Washington, where he subsequently joined the faculty of the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine and established the Geriatrics Section at the Seattle VA Medical Center. Dr. Halter’s research interests include neuroendocrine regulation of metabolism in aging and in diabetes mellitus, and regulation of autonomic nervous system function. He is an author of over 250 research papers and book chapters, and is Senior Editor of the 6th edition of Hazzard’s Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, published by McGraw-Hill in 2009. Dr. Halter has been President (1998-99) and Chairman of the Board of Directors (1999-2000) of the American Geriatrics Society; he is a past Chair of the Clinical Medicine Section of the Gerontological Society of America.

Moderated By:
Jennifer Wooley, MS, RD, CNSC
Nutrition Services Manager
University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI

Bio:
Jennifer Wooley earned a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Michigan State University. She completed a dietetic internship at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, followed by a Master of Science in Human Nutrition from the University of Michigan. Ms. Wooley has been a certified nutrition support dietitian since 1999. She is active in several professional societies including the American Dietetic Association Practice Group Dietitians in Nutrition Support (DNS) and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.). Currently, she is the immediate past chair of DNS and a member of the A.S.P.E.N. Education and Professional Development Committee. She has published and presented on a variety of critical care nutrition topics. Ms. Wooley currently works at the University of Michigan Hospital in Patient Food and Nutrition Services.

CDR Level: 2

Suggested Learning Codes: 2070, 3020, 4190, 5000, 5010, 5090, 5100, 5190, 9020

Media Format(s): Video(English)

Run Time: 98 Minutes

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