Educational Methods

The format will consist of PowerPoint assisted lectures with integrated audience response questions, each followed by a brief question and answer session.

Accreditation Statements

Physicians: The Texas A&M University Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

TAMHSC CBHEC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Family Physicians: This Live activity, 14th Annual Diabetes Conference: Tools to Empower Your Patients, with a beginning date of 07/27/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 15.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pharmacists: The Texas A&M University Health Science Center Coastal Bend Health Education Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

The 14th Annual Diabetes Conference has been accredited for up to 15.0 contact hours of ACPE continuing pharmacy education. In order to receive continuing pharmacy education credits, participants must attend the session(s), complete and submit a reporting form and complete an online program evaluation at the conclusion of the conference. This activity is knowledge-based.

Nurses: Del Mar College is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association-Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Del Mar College provides 15.16 contact hours for successful completion of this educational activity.

To receive contact hours for this continuing education activity, the participant must: attend the lecture(s) in its entirety and complete program evaluation form for each session/day attended.

Dietitians: The 14th Annual Diabetes Conference: Tools to Empower Your Patients, activity number 141569, has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, for 15.0 CPEUs hours of Continuing Professional Education. 

Certified Diabetes Educators: To satisfy the requirements for renewal of certification by continuing education for the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE), continuing education activities must be diabetes related and approved by a provider on the NCBDE List of Approved Providers (ncbde.org). NCBDE does not approve continuing education. As an ACPE accredited provider, TAMHSC CBHEC is on the NCBDE List of Approved Providers.

Certificates of Credit/Attendance

Certificates of Credit/Attendance will be issued based upon completion of the online evaluation. The online evaluation is open from July 28, 2018 through August 27, 2018.