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    International Diabetes Center Professional Training Programs

    Staying current with the rapidly changing field of diabetes treatment and technologies is challenging. The IDC Professional Training Team has created innovative learning experiences for health professionals and industry professionals to meet this challenge.

    • Professional Education Programs:
    • Our Training Team develops and delivers a wide range of continuing education programs for primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, diabetes educators, pharmacists, students and interns. Held on-site in Minneapolis, these programs combine formal presentations with hands-on experience, case studies, and networking opportunities. Programs are based on current research and evidence-based practice, and are taught by experienced faculty active in diabetes research, education and care. To learn more, visit: www.parknicollet.com/cme/diabetes.

    • Industry Professional Training Programs:
    • Our programs can help your team develop understanding and confidence regarding diabetes care by providing customized education that meets your training objectives. Our team is experienced in creating innovative learning experiences that combine formal presentations, case studies, interviews with patients and providers, and activities that your team will find invaluable. Our pre- and post-program evaluations have demonstrated improvement in knowledge, skills and confidence. One such program, the Diabetes Technology Symposium for clinical professionals is a one day program held at IDC. The DM Technology Symposium is designed for clinicians, who are comfortable using current diabetes technology, but wanting to stay on the cutting edge. To learn more contact: Gregg Simonson, PhD, Director of Professional Training and Consulting at 952-993-3830 or gregg.simonson@parknicollet.com.

    International Diabetes Center Publishing

    For more than 25 years, International Diabetes Center Publishing has been creating innovative patient-education resources. Our practice-based publications are created, tested, and refined by providers and educators in real-world clinical settings. Many IDC Publishing materials are available in Spanish and several are winners of the National Health Information Award. To learn more about our publications, visit: www.idcpublishing.com.

    • Clinical Care Guidelines
    • As a leader in diabetes care, education and research, IDC has developed guidelines to help health care staff meet their clinical care goals. The practical, step-by-step approach outlined in these evidence-based guidelines provides the information needed to implement standardized care processes and to improve outcomes. Currently IDC has nine guidelines covering topics including: starting and adjusting insulin, treating hypoglycemia, preparation for diagnostic procedures and flight travel.┬áTo learn more about IDC Clinical Guidelines, visit: https://idcpublishing.com/?c=category&ci=15

    International Diabetes Center Consulting

    IDC has a proven record of helping hundreds of health care organizations, including the Indian Health Service, improve outcomes in diabetes care and education. Diabetes Connections, our three-phase consulting program, includes an organizational assessment, evidence-based training and extensive follow-up. Through clinically proven Staged Diabetes Management guidelines and algorithms, skill building and sharing of strategies to integrate diabetes care and education, IDC helps health care organizations develop a systematic approach to treating diabetes. For more information contact Gregg Simonson, PhD, Director of Professional Training and Consulting at 952-993-3830 or gregg.simonson@parknicollet.com.