Presentation- The Changing Role of the Diabetes Educator: Diabetes Education & U.S. Health Care
With a changing health care environment, it is essential for diabetes educators to clearly establish and communicate their role in chronic-care management and in the broader health care system. During this presentation, Linda M. Siminerio, R.N., Ph.D., F.A.A.N., C.D.E., Professor of Medicine and Executive Director of the University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Institute explains the evolution of diabetes education in a presentation that offers a historical perspective of the field. Dr. Siminerio also discusses the current state of health care and implications for diabetes education. In addition, Joanne Gallivan, M.S., R.D., Director of the NDEP at the National Institutes of Health shares related resources available from the NDEP. This presentation was given in November 2014.