2019 Webinar CEU


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Support: This activity received support in the form of unrestricted educational grants from Amplifon and Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals.

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April 23, 2019. 12:30-1:30pm ET

Bridging the Interprofessional Collaboration Gap Regarding the Oral Health of People With Diabetes

Speaker: Dr. Jerry Brown DMD, CDE, Dentist and Diabetes Educator, University of South Florida, Internal Medicine

Abstract: This presentation will deal with some of the dental issues experienced by people living with diabetes, as well as how dentists will be collaborating with the other healthcare professionals involved in the care of people with this chronic disease. Suggestions will be made as to how dental healthcare professionals, and all of the other healthcare professionals, can and should improve their communication, and collaboration.

Bio: Dr. Jerry Brown DMD, CDE is an alumnus of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and practiced clinical dentistry in Massachusetts and Florida. After retiring from clinical practice Dr. Brown received 2000 hours of intense training to become the first, and only dentist in the country to achieve Board Certification as a Diabetes Educator, and he practices in that capacity at the University of South Florida’s Department of Internal Medicine. He serves on the Advocacy Committee of the American Diabetes Association and has served on the Community Leadership Board.

Educational Objective:

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

1) Increase awareness of diabetes care team and people with diabetes about the bidirectional relationship between Diabetes and oral health.
2) Identify oral health issues experienced by people with diabetes to enhance collaboration amongst diabetes care team.
3) Provide the diabetes care team with recommendations for timely referrals to oral healthcare professionals.

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, podiatrists, optometrists, dentists and audiologists (and their staff).


Continuing Education Information:

Physician Continuing Medical Education: The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

IPCE: This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team,and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education credit for learning and change.

Continuing Pharmacy Education: Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour(s) (0.10 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Activity Type: Knowledge

Continuing Nursing Education: The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour.

COPE: Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by COPE to provide continuing education to optometrists.

This course is COPE approved for 1 hour of CE credit. Activity number 117337 and Course ID 62367-PB. Check with your local state licensing board to see if this counts toward your CE requirements for re-licensure.

American Dental Association: This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint providership efforts between Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and The Audiology Project.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of the credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this activity for 1.0 continuing education credits.

Commission on Dietetic Registration: Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (CDR Provider #3631) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1.0 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this/these activity(ies). This is a Level II activity.

American Podiatric Medical Association: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards and requirements for approval of providers of continuing education in podiatric medicine through a joint provider agreement between the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) and PIM. APMA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. APMA has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hours

AAA: The Academy of Doctors of Audiology is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 0.1 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest