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EACCME® accredited module

Declaration of sponsorship Novartis Pharma AG
Read time: 60 mins
Last updated:3rd Mar 2021
Published:3rd Mar 2021

How do you translate the type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension guidelines into real practice? Launch our EACCME® accredited module to find out more about the clinical unmet needs associated with co-morbid type 2 diabetes and hypertension and get practical advice on the management of this clinically challenging patient group.

Guidelines, practicalities and pitfalls to avoid

Improve your ability to support patients with T2DM and hypertension with our EACCME® accredited webinar ‘Guidelines, practicalities and pitfalls to avoid’, chaired by Dr Kevin Fernando.

Accredited until 18th February 2023

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Assessment Questions Assessment and certificate access 10 mins
Introduction Introduction to the CME course 5 mins
Section 1 Type 2 Diabetes and Hypertension: Guidelines versus individualised care 15 mins
Section 2 How has evidence impacted guidelines in the management of T2DM? 15 mins
Section 3 Hypertension: Should we go beyond the guidelines? 15 mins

Course overview

How well do you understand co-morbid type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension and is your management of patients affected by these conditions in line with guideline recommendations? Put your knowledge to the test with our CME accredited module, which includes information on the diagnosis and implications of these two conditions and practical advice for treating your patients.

This module begins with a brief introduction to the content. You will then be shown footage from our ‘Type 2 Diabetes and Hypertension: Guidelines, practicalities and pitfalls to avoid’ webinar, before being asked a series of graded assessment questions based on the video.

System Requirements

Faculty

Dr Kevin Fernando

Dr Fernando is a GP Partner working at the coalface in North Berwick Health Centre. He is the Diabetes Lead GP for the East Lothian and Midlothian Community Health Partnerships, and was recently appointed a Diabetes UK Clinical Champion.

Professor Melanie Davies

Professor Davies is a clinician with over 25 years’ experience working as a diabetologist and physician and since 2006 is Professor of Diabetes Medicine at the University of Leicester.

Professor Luis M. Ruilope

Professor Ruilope works at the Public Health and Preventive Medicine department of the Autonoma University and is head of Cardiovascular and Renal Risk at Instituto de Investigación 12 de Octubre, both in Madrid, Spain. His main interested fields are Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risk.

Further information

Evaluation questions will be asked at the end of the module. You must achieve a score of 70% or above to pass the course and receive your CME certificate.

On completion of this course, participants will understand:

  • Diagnosis and implications of co-morbid type 2 diabetes and hypertension
  • The evolution of guidelines and importance of patient-centred yet evidence informed care for people living with type 2 diabetes and hypertension
  • Common challenges associated with the management of co-morbid type 2 diabetes and hypertension
  • Therapeutic options and the role of early combination therapy in diabetes management

If you’re short on time, check out our brief expert Q&A session with Dr Kevin Fernando, Professor Melanie Davies, and Professor Luis Ruilope 

Guidelines, practicalities and pitfalls to avoid

Improve your ability to support patients with T2DM and hypertension with our EACCME® accredited webinar ‘Guidelines, practicalities and pitfalls to avoid’, chaired by Dr Kevin Fernando.

Accredited until 18th February 2023

Enrol

Welcome:

This CME activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharma AG and has been developed in collaboration with three independent experts. The module was created by EPG Health for Medthority independently of the sponsor Novartis Pharma AG, who had no editorial input into the content.