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Diabetes Nursing 2021 Online CNE Conference

This online CNE conference is designed to provide an overview of diabetes management including content on clarification of carbohydrates, how language impacts diabetes care, a pharmacist-led diabetes management program in primary care, and a teenager and parent share their perspective on living with diabetes.

Target Audience

This online CNE conference is designed for nurses in all specialties, certified diabetes educators, and all other healthcare professionals interested in the care of patients with diabetes.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Describe one way use of words can be utilized to improve diabetes care.
  • List one concern to address when caring for a teenager living with diabetes.
  • Explain how a pharmacist could collaborate with diabetes medication management.
  • Outline the role of carbohydrates in diets of people with diabetes.

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.25 ANCC
  • 2.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

This online CNE course will be presented via recorded presentations. 

Course Director:
Denise Rismeyer, MSN, RN, NPD-BC

Nursing Education Specialist-Continuing Nursing Education Program
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Department of Nursing
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


Michaeleen M. Burroughs, MS, RDN, LD, CDCES
Registered Dietitian
Clinical Nutrition
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Carbohydrates Clarified: Curbing the Confusion

Kristina M. Thurber, PharmD, BCPS
Community Internal Medicine
Clinical Pharmacis
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Pharmacist-Led Diabetes Management in Primary Care

Sara Weigel Brevik, MN, RN, RDN, CDE
Staff Nurse
Outpatient Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

The Words We Use: Language Impact on Diabetes Care

Jessica Thomason
Izabella Garcia

Living With Diabetes: A Teenager & Parent Perspective


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.


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 2.25 ANCC contact hours.


Other Healthcare Professionals

A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.


Available Credit

  • 2.25 ANCC
  • 2.25 Attendance


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