WV Bureau for Medical Services
Nancy Atkins, MSN, RNC,
program, presented by the West Virginia Diabetes Prevention
and Control Program, is intended to introduce the 2004
American Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Recommendations
to West Virginia Primary Care Providers and other health
care professionals. The goals of the program are to
increase your diabetes knowledge and skills in order
to promote better health care management of persons
Important components of this educational series include promoting the delivery of evidenced-based medical care, medical nutritional therapy, self-care management training and diabetes pharmacotherapy.
Upon completion of this program, Diabetes Education for Primary Care Providers, West Virginia Medicaid Providers (DO, MD, NP and CDE) will be eligible for reimbursement from West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services to provide patient education for West Virginians with diabetes. (Physician Assistants will use their employing physicians’ Medicaid number and personal 4-digit identifier. These numbers will track your participation.) Specific information about how to become a WV Medicaid provider, codes and billing procedures can be found at www.wvdhhr.org/bms/.
Completion of the Diabetes Education Modules will enable reimbursement from West Virginia Bureau Medical Services for diabetes education. Completion of the 5.5 hour web-based training must be completed annually.
Recertification is required annually and must be renewed by the original calendar date of certification.
Start Date: 12/01/10
Review Date: 12/01/11
Physicians- This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with
the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of CAMC Health Education and
Research Institute and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.
The CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is accredited by the ACCME
to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The CAMC Health Education
and Research Institute designates this CME activity for a maximum of 6 hours
in Category I credits toward the Physician’s Recognition Award of the
American Medical Association.
This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6 Prescribed
credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Nurses- The CAMC Health Education
and Research Institute is accredited as a provider of continuing
education in nursing by the West Virginia Nurses Association. WVNA
is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission
on Accreditation. The offering is approved for 7.2 contact hours
Disclosure: This CME activity has been planned and implemented in
accordance with the Essential Areas and Standards of the ACCME. The
presenters do not have any existing financial
interest or other relationship (i.e., grants, research support, consultant,
and honoraria) with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s)
that may be discussed in these educational presentations.