Insulin Therapy: The Long and Short of It
Brooke Hudspeth, Pharm.D., CDE
Clinical Diabetes Care Pharmacist
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
ACPE activity # 0204-0000-14-475-H04-T
1 hour (0.1 CEU)
This activity will provide an overview of insulin use to manage hyperglycemia in a variety of practice settings. The most important and most common issues related to insulin therapy will be highlighted. Pharmacy technicians will learn a solid foundation of knowledge about insulin therapy to assist pharmacists with delivering safe and effective care to diabetes patients within their practice setting
At the conclusion of this knowledge-based continuing education activity, participants should be able to
- Describe insulin's role in the management of hyperglycemia in a variety of patient populations.
- Describe the different types of insulin, including time-action profiles.
- Summarize frequently asked questions from patients about insulin and insulin administration.
- CE Monograph