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1h 30m

Treatment of Diabetes with Glucose-Lowering Medications

This Course reviews the different types of glucose-lowering medicines that are currently used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus.

09 Apr 2018

Learning Outcomes

Correlate

Correlate the indications for starting, increasing or decreasing a medicine with individual patient characteristics to enhance individuality of treatment

Differentiate

Differentiate between each class of non-insulin, glucose-lowering medication to select the most appropriate treatment for patients

Identify

Identify the contraindications and potential adverse reactions of each class of medications in order to prevent adverse patient outcomes

Educator

Comments

Very comprehensive -- 01 Jul 2018
Professional and informative presentation. Michelle has delivered her presentation with passion and in a way to make a difficult subject more readily understandable. -- 29 Jun 2018
Very informative session. Recommended. -- 25 Jun 2018
Great work -- 21 Jun 2018
Really good presentation by the Author that was delivered at the right level for Nurses who need to ensure their Diabetes Type 2 knowledge base is up to date. It also gave confidence to the learner to be able to answer questions from clients as to why, for instance, they are prescribed a particular medication or may not be prescribed medications they may have self researched. -- 19 Jun 2018
Excellent online activity with very easy-to-understand explanations and effective review questions. -- 15 Jun 2018
This was a very educational session. The presenter was knowledgeable and entertaining and I would recommend watching it. -- 14 Jun 2018
Educator was very informative. She covered everything and it was presented well. -- 10 Jun 2018
Very good, clear information. -- 10 Jun 2018
Michelle explains the pharmacology and physiology clearly and applies it to case studies. Great visual slides on mechanism of different drug classes. -- 09 Jun 2018
Good -- 08 Jun 2018
Michelle always explains in a way that is easy to understand and make you learn what she is talking about -- 07 Jun 2018
A lot of new information. Great to see a new medication which can target many different areas of concern for patients. -- 07 Jun 2018
Great review and enhancement of knowledge in the area of diabetes and well presented -- 07 Jun 2018
Very informative, enlightening and helpful -- 06 Jun 2018
Great presenter -- 31 May 2018
Great -- 31 May 2018
The educator was obviously very knowledgeable but managed to present her content in an approachable manner - clear and concise material, engaging. -- 31 May 2018
Very in depth information disease, its process, how each class of medication works and the benefits of them for patients. -- 31 May 2018
very well coversed -- 31 May 2018
Excellent -- 31 May 2018
Very good -- 30 May 2018
It is very good tutorial. -- 30 May 2018
Fantastic -- 30 May 2018
Very detailed and structured course. Very enjoyable -- 30 May 2018
Very informative -- 30 May 2018
I feel as though my knowledge of oral medications in use for people with type 2 diabetes has increased considerably -- 30 May 2018
This video was filled with lots of information that I didn't know and some information I already knew by watching this video I expanded my knowledge of diabetes and treatment options. -- 29 May 2018
This course was very helpful. -- 29 May 2018
Very, very informative. -- 29 May 2018
excellent presentation and updates our recent medications knowledge. -- 29 May 2018
Informative -- 29 May 2018
Great educator - well explained. -- 28 May 2018
Fantastic and very knowledgable presenter -- 28 May 2018
Excellent presentation. -- 28 May 2018
Very useful topic -- 27 May 2018
Great overview of current medications used in diabetes. -- 26 May 2018
Comprehensive info on T2DM medicines. -- 26 May 2018
Very knowledgeable -- 26 May 2018
very helpful inputs. -- 25 May 2018
very well -- 25 May 2018
Very informative -- 25 May 2018
it is very educative and relative source of learning to develop nursing skills. -- 25 May 2018
Simple but detailed. -- 24 May 2018
diabetes mellitus -- 24 May 2018
Great information -- 24 May 2018
A great update. Enjoyable! -- 24 May 2018
Excellent presentation. -- 23 May 2018
Great -- 23 May 2018
Excellent -- 23 May 2018
The educator was very engaging. I would definitely recommended this education to other health professionals. -- 22 May 2018
This learning was very informative, l enjoyed and l have learnt so much that will be help full at my work.. -- 22 May 2018
Very smart educator. information clear and concise. -- 22 May 2018
Great presentation. -- 21 May 2018
very informative and interesting -- 21 May 2018
Very well delivered. -- 20 May 2018
Really informative -- 20 May 2018
Informative, a great presentation. -- 20 May 2018
Learnt more than what I have known in past years. -- 19 May 2018
Great resource! -- 18 May 2018
Really improved my knowledge and understanding of the reason for these meds and why they are changed atbtimes -- 18 May 2018
Very interesting and informative lecture. May need to watch it again just to solidify - a lot of information to take in in one go. -- 17 May 2018
Loaded of good and new info. -- 17 May 2018
The educator was engaging and I would recommend this learning video -- 17 May 2018
Great educational tool and explained very well by Michelle Robins - a peer NP -- 17 May 2018
Very interesting course explaining the various new grugs that are now being used for diabetics. -- 17 May 2018
marvelous presentations. -- 17 May 2018
Good refresh and extra knowledge on diabetic management (meds, side effects, mechanism) -- 16 May 2018
great info -- 16 May 2018
very informative -- 16 May 2018
Highly informative and well presented. -- 16 May 2018
Very informative; concise and clear explanations and good use of case studies. -- 15 May 2018
very good -- 15 May 2018
Very informative -- 14 May 2018
Very informative -- 14 May 2018
Nice presentation -- 14 May 2018
this course is educational. -- 13 May 2018
very useful -- 13 May 2018
good -- 11 May 2018
a lot of drugs were presented -- 11 May 2018
Very good -- 10 May 2018
I found this presentation very informative and easy to follow and learn. -- 10 May 2018
The educator was very engaging. -- 09 May 2018
This was helpful on a personal level as well as a professional one. -- 09 May 2018
good -- 08 May 2018
Very informative, helped increase my knowledge -- 08 May 2018
well presented and informative -- 07 May 2018
-- 07 May 2018
Excellent presentation -- 07 May 2018
Good session -- 07 May 2018
Very helpful and informative resource -- 07 May 2018
Excellent presentation. -- 07 May 2018
The lecture was very helpful and it brings new medical information about diabetes. -- 07 May 2018
Informative and useful update. -- 06 May 2018
Very specific -- 06 May 2018
the lecture has provided updated information to me. it is great. -- 05 May 2018
Well worthwhile course to do. -- 04 May 2018
Very interesting presenter that holds your attention -- 04 May 2018
Clear slides and easy to follow. Very helpful. -- 03 May 2018
excellent -- 03 May 2018
Very informative and user-friendly. -- 02 May 2018
a bit confusing with some slides -- 02 May 2018
very useful -- 02 May 2018
excellent -- 01 May 2018
Very knowledgeable lady and easy to listen to. Her information provided was concise and well presented. I enjoyed all the information given in a professional manor. Power points were easy to understand. -- 01 May 2018
Very informative -- 01 May 2018
Very good course -- 01 May 2018
I found this online education extremely informative, a good speed was maintained, I enjoyed the media presentations and the content excellent, as well as the layout. -- 30 Apr 2018
Very informative. New learning about various drugs. -- 28 Apr 2018
The video is so useful and very clearly delivered. -- 27 Apr 2018
Great -- 27 Apr 2018
Very good -- 26 Apr 2018
Loved this course very educational and engaging. -- 25 Apr 2018
Very informative. Updated my knowledge of Diabetes medications -- 25 Apr 2018
I never realised that diabetes was so complicated. very informative, thank you. -- 25 Apr 2018
Good resources! -- 24 Apr 2018
i found this course really good as i was not aware of the new medications out there, eg the non insulin medications. The educator put the tutorial across really well and managed to keep my attention span 100% course worth doing -- 24 Apr 2018
very engaging. -- 24 Apr 2018
awesome! the educator was engaging -- 23 Apr 2018
An opportunity to be up to date with the advances in the management of Type 2 diabetes -- 22 Apr 2018
I would recommend this education to others. Gave me cause to reflect on my own life style. and improve my own outcomes. -- 22 Apr 2018
As a new grad I have found this online content a great way of demystifying the world of diabetic medications and indications. -- 22 Apr 2018
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This presentation has given me a solid basic understanding of diabetic medications and will be helpful to base further learning upon. -- 21 Apr 2018
Excellent and enjoyable presentation as always. -- 21 Apr 2018
good resource, worth attending for sure -- 21 Apr 2018
Excellent resource -- 21 Apr 2018
This program is really informative and detailed about medications to manage people with T2DM. The lecturer is explaining rather understandably, and having good questions to check my knowledge about what I've just learnt. I strongly recommend this e-learning if you are interested in DM2 -- 20 Apr 2018
very well presented -- 20 Apr 2018
Excellent - easy to understand and very informative thank you -- 20 Apr 2018
Excellent lecture and very well presented and explained. -- 19 Apr 2018
-- 18 Apr 2018
Great presentation with an overwhelming amount of information. May have to watch it again -- 18 Apr 2018
This presentation was very helpful and the speaker speaks very clear. -- 18 Apr 2018
excellent resource and I will be revisiting this again -- 18 Apr 2018
Very thorough module. This educator certainly knows her stuff. -- 18 Apr 2018
This lecture was extremely informative and thoroughly enjoyable. The presenter was intelligent and articulate. The use of graphics really enhanced the experience. -- 17 Apr 2018
great! -- 17 Apr 2018
Great presentation. The topic is explained well. -- 17 Apr 2018
A very interesting topic for this time in health issues great to have new updated information and refresh knowledge -- 17 Apr 2018
A lot of complex information, quality education -- 17 Apr 2018
The educator was engaging and I would recommend this education to other health professionals -- 16 Apr 2018
good -- 16 Apr 2018
Great Presentation -- 16 Apr 2018
Engaging educator with loads of knowledge delivered in helpful and learning way -- 16 Apr 2018
Great video -- 16 Apr 2018
I really enjoyed the course, the educator made the course very interesting. -- 15 Apr 2018
the educator was very engaging to the point I learnt so much. -- 15 Apr 2018
Very Informative -- 15 Apr 2018
The content was very educative. -- 15 Apr 2018
very informative -- 14 Apr 2018
Excellent course in enhancing and keeping up to date with current medications for diabetes management. -- 13 Apr 2018
Knowing updates of Diabetes medications is very important in treatment of the disease -- 13 Apr 2018
Very interesting and easy to follow, the speaker gave clear information in terms I could understand and remember. -- 13 Apr 2018
Very helpful and useful resources -- 12 Apr 2018
Could the reason that "healthy diet and exercise are not an option" be because the industry funded marketing and guidelines don't actually promote a healthy diet at all and simply "walking" is a poor effort if you're exercising in an attempt to prolong or reverse T2DM? I'd rather be education patients about a wholefoods plant-based diet and its overwhelming evidence to REVERSE T2DM and a whole host of other chronic diseases. -- 12 Apr 2018
Great Teaching and great information both old and new attained -- 11 Apr 2018
Diabetes affects millions of people worldwide. I am 54 and a diabetic myself. I am now beginning to discover the devastating complications this insidious disease has on us ie slow healing ulcers, interruption to lifestyle, chronic illness etc etc etc. Thank you so much for this brilliant presentation. You have given me the information and resources I need to visit my own GP with the view of reviewing and modifying my own medication with possibly some of the newer medications and hopefully gain some long term results. Thank you so much :) -- 11 Apr 2018
excellent presentation, easy to understand. -- 11 Apr 2018
Very thorough and precise in presenting this information. A very technical and detailed study of learning -- 11 Apr 2018
Great presentation and relevant information. -- 11 Apr 2018
Great topic and very educational. Great presentation skills and explanations were easier to understand for such a complicated illness. -- 11 Apr 2018
Very detailed and easy to understand -- 10 Apr 2018
The educator knows the topic well and is excellent ,very educational information of type 2 diabetes and medicines to manage it. -- 10 Apr 2018
Fantastic review with of diabetic medications and the reasons different ones are prescribed! -- 10 Apr 2018

Course Overview

Topics include:

  • Biguanides and Sulfonylureas
  • Alpha-glucosidase Inhibitor (AGI) and Thiazolidinediones (TZDs)
  • Glucagon-like peptide 1 analogues (GLP-1s)
  • Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 Inhibitors (DPP-4s)
  • Sodium Glucose Transporter-2 Inhibitors (SGLT-2s)
  • Where does that leave insulin?

Target audience

All health professionals caring for individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Purpose

To enhance knowledge of diabetes management by reviewing current medicines used in the treatment of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Need

Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes in Australia (85–90%) and its incidence is increasing worldwide, with more and more younger people now becoming affected. Whilst some of the management of this chronic disease may be initially possible through changes to lifestyle, treatment with medication is usually required. Health professionals need to remain up-to-date regarding the types of medications prescribed for this disease, as these types of medications are constantly changing. Understanding of how these medicines work, their side effects, and contraindications is imperative in order to promote positive patient outcomes.

Health professionals in Australia that are registered with AHPRA are required to obtain continuing professional development (CPD) hours/points each year that relates to their context of practice, in order to comply with mandatory regulatory requirements.