Readiness for Adherence: Unlocking the Keys to Effective Insulin and Incretin Mimetic Therapy

Course Information

In this webinar, our expert presenters discuss the incidence, impact, drivers of medication non-adherence for racial and ethnic patients with diabetes. They critique the practice of prescribing insulin to address poor outcomes associated with medication non-adherence. Finally, they analyze GLP-1 agonists to address poor outcomes associated with diabetes.

Learning Objectives:

Upcoming completing of this webinar, participant should be able to:

  1. Discuss the incidence, impact and drivers of medication non-adherence for racial and ethnic minority patients with diabetes
  2. Critique the practice of prescribing insulin to address poor outcomes associated with medication non-adherence
  3.  Analyze GLP-1 agonists to address poor outcomes associated with diabetes

The Morehouse School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Morehouse School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course should take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Original Release

Date: 1/26/2017

Time: 2PM EST

(2:00pm to 3:00pm)

Panelists

Christopher S. Holaway, Pharm. D. Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacy Practice

Dr. Holaway holds two active faculty appointments: Assistant Professor with Georgia Campus PCOM School of Pharmacy and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor with Morehouse School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine.

Dr Holaway responsibilities include:

* Didactic instruction to first, second, third and fourth year pharmacy and medical students

* Clinical instruction, in an ambulatory care clinic, to second, third and fourth year pharmacy and medical students that achieves health equity to medically underserved populations

* Deliverance of direct patient care line service: Group Diabetes Visit – a shared medical appointment and diabetes self-management and education model

Dr. Holaway is a member of Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), Georgia Society of Health System Pharmacists (GSHP) and Greater Atlanta Association of Diabetes Educators (GADA). Dr. Holaway has served as a state and national speaker in the areas of health equity to racial and ethnic minority populations, hypertension, diabetes, smoking cessation and inter-professional education.

His research interests include the elimination of health disparities in racial and ethnic minority populations to achieve Health Equity in areas of hypertension, diabetes and asthma.

Sabrina Y. Jackson, PA-C, MMSc Project Director of Partnership for Diabetes Health Equity

Clinical Instructor in the Department of Family Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine. She is a native of Atlanta, GA and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Jackson State University and her Masters of Medical Science PA Degree from Emory University.

Sabrina has been a PA for over 16 years in various clinic settings and finds the most joy when working with disparate populations. She joined the faculty at MSM July 2009 and currently coordinates web based clinical education for medical providers and is the co- director of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Morehouse School of Medicine Partnership for Diabetes Health Equity project at the National Center for Primary Care.