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Diabetes Intensive Training - July 1 – September 27, 2019

The Diabetes Intensive Training online course is a comprehensive web based graduate credit level professional enhancement course geared toward practicing professionals.  Diabetes Intensive Training is an online self-paced 12 week course through Blackboard Learn. The course is offered on a quarterly basis. The curriculum includes a pretest, 16 modules for study, a post-test requiring an 80% passing score for continuing education credit, and a required evaluation of the course at completion. The 16 modules each take an average of two hours to complete and include self-assessments and case studies. Course content includes diabetes pathophysiology, interventions, insulin, comprehensive diabetes evaluation (history and exam), hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, care of the fasting patient (peri and postoperative), billing and coding, hypertension/nephropathy, metabolic syndrome/nutrition/obesity, hyperlipidemia, behavioral modification/diabetes education, neuropathy, gestational diabetes/diabetes in pregnancy, intensive insulin therapy and referrals. The curriculum is offered to physicians, physician assistants, advanced nurse practitioners, registered nurses and pharmacists with a current license without restrictions. 

All course materials will be provided to you from the course director via email 2 days before the start of the course. 

Vinaya Simha, MBBSVinaya Simha, MBBS - Course Director  
Frank Kennedy, M.D.Frank Kennedy, M.D.- Course Director  
Amy Koenigs, APRN, C.N.P.

Amy Koenigs, APRN, C.N.P. - Course Director
Nurse Practitioner


Target Audience

This course is designed for primary care providers - Family  Medicine and General Internal Medicine MDs, pharmacists, dietitians, NPs, RNs and APRNs.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Integrate the principles of theory and research of nursing and medicine into comprehensive health care plan for patients with diabetes including prevention, promotion and treatment 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of evidence based and clinical guidelines in treatment of diabetes inpatient and outpatient management.
  • Develop and acquire skills for self- directed lifelong learning and staying current in diabetes management (prevention, promotion and treatment).  

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 32.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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Course expires: 

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Statement(s):

AMA Credit: 
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 32.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here


Available Credit

  • 32.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $75 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

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