Insulin Update
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Online Course: Insulin Update

 Export to Your Calendar 9/14/2020 to 9/14/2021
Where: Online Learning Designed for APRNs
United States
Presenter: Melinda C. Joyce, PharmD., FAPhA, FACHE
Contact: Suzanne Adams

Online registration is available until: 9/14/2021
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Fees: $25 / Members

             $20 / Student and Retired Members

             $40 / Non-Members*

*Non-Members before purchasing your course you will need to register as a guest member. This is a free membership and only grants access to the online learning platform.  The Join link is located on the top menu.

Refund Policy: Non-refundable

Participants must complete the program within 30 days of purchase, in addition to the required signature, quiz  and evaluation to receive contact hours.

Upon completion of registration and payment you will receive a link to your course in your purchase confirmation email.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the various types of available insulin products, focusing on when each type may be used in the treatment of the diabetic patient.
  2. Describe a biologic and/or biosimilar insulin product.
  3. Review the latest treatment guidelines for the use of insulin in the diabetic patient.


According to the American Diabetes Association, over 34 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year. Approximately, 6.8 million Americans are treated with insulin Before insulin was discovered in 1921, people with diabetes didn’t live long as there were no treatments. In 1921, a young surgeon named Frederick Banting and his assistant Charles Best figured out how to remove insulin from a dog’s pancreas. In January, 1922, Leonard Thompson, a 14 year old boy was the first person to receive an injection of insulin and within 24 hours his dangerously high blood glucose levels dropped to near-normal levels. Fast forward 100 years… today, we have over 15 types of insulin available.



Credits: 1.0 KBN contact hour, of which 1.0 may be applied towards pharmacology

Program Number: 1-0018-12-21-OL002

Duration: 50 minutes

Starting Program Date: September 14, 2020

Access: Available until September 14, 2021


Credit Statement:

This educational activity offers 1.0 KBN contact hour(s) of CE, in which 1.0 may be applied towards pharmacology. 

KANPNM is accredited as a provider for the Kentucky Board of Nursing (provider # 1-0018). Expiration Date: December 31, 2021

Participants must complete the program within 30 days of purchase, in addition to your required signature, quiz and evaluation to receive CE credit.

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