This activity is an online medical education activity that aims to provide education to GPs on the assessment and management of comorbidities and/or complications in patients with T2DM. This online activity will enable GPs to assess risk factors and select appropriate medications to manage comorbidities and/or complications in patients with T2DM.
By the end of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Differentiate the screening tools and diagnostic criteria for comorbidities associated with T2DM
- Review major risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetic kidney disease and heart failure (HF) in patients with T2D
- Compare antidiabetic medications with respect to their impact on comorbidities and complications
- Explain rationale for class of antidiabetic medication choice for patients with diabetic kidney disease, liver disease, or HF
- Distinguish clinically important interactions involving antidiabetic medications
- Describe the management of T2DM in older adults, including special considerations for choosing pharmacologic therapies for this population
- Identify when specialist referral is warranted for diabetes-associated comorbidities/complications
This education is a CPD Accredited Activity under the RACGP CPD Program for the 2020-22 triennium. It will take approximately 4 hours to complete.
This education is a CPD Accredited Activity under the ACRRM PDP Program for the 2020-22 triennium. It will take approximately 4 hours to complete.
This education is a Category 3 Educational Activity in the RNZCGP CPD Programme. It will take approximately 4 hours to complete.
You will receive a certificate of completion for self-reporting your learning to the RNZCGP.
Other healthcare professionals can still enrol and complete this course. You will receive a certificate upon completion.