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Professional Education

Joslin Diabetes Center is a leader in pioneering approaches to continuing education for healthcare professionals. Joslin's CME and CE activities promote the highest standards of care, drawing on up-to-date medical literature as well as cutting-edge research conducted at Joslin to provide current, relevant, and evidence-based findings from Joslin faculty and other experts.

Our mission is to help providers offer their patients optimal management of diabetes and its related conditions, improved health outcomes, and enhanced quality of life. To that end, we provide continuing medical education for all members of the diabetes team - physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals- in a variety of formats, both live and online, to suit your schedule and preferred learning style.



Proven Success with Educational Outcomes

 

Joslin Diabetes Center has been at the forefront of measuring educational outcomes for our activities, based on the levels defined by Moore et al.1 We have been involved in several specific projects that measure the impact of our educational activities on clinician performance measures (Level 5) and patient outcomes measures (Level 6). Please click on the link below to read about one of these initiatives entitled Targeting Type 2 Diabetes: Achieving Glycemic and Cardiometabolic Goals. This initiative was supported by educational grants from GlaxoSmithKline LLC and Merck Sharpe and Dohme Corp.

Final Report

1 Moore DE Jr, Green JS, Gallis HA. Achieving desired results and improved outcomes: integrating planning and assessment throughout learning activities. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2009;29(1):1-15.



Current Enduring Activities

Practicing Lifestyle Medicine: Tools for Healthy Change--Webcast Series

This internet enduring material was developed from the original live event held on June 20-21, 2014 in Boston, MA. Click on the title above to go to the activity.

Poor nutrition. Lack of exercise. Obesity. Smoking. Drinking too much. These all-too-common lifestyle habits are at the root of the leading causes of death in the United States, so helping our patients change these habits can have a huge impact on their health. This course is designed to increase your knowledge of evidence-based lifestyle medicine and help you incorporate it effectively and efficiently into your day-to-day patient care. National experts share the latest developments in the science of nutrition, physical activity, coaching skills, stress management and other topics relevant to primary care providers and their patients.

Note: This tuition-based course is offered through our partner myCME.


Improve Practice Systems and Participate in Performance Improvement (PI) CME through Joslin's Online Primary Care Community

The Joslin Professional Education Continuum (JPECTM) provides knowledge, analysis tools, and collaboration with your colleagues to help you and your clinical and office team improve your office systems, patient care and patient outcomes. Visit this free online community now and join the hundreds of other healthcare providers who are taking advantage of Joslin's expertise and resources.

Diabetes Screening and Management in Your Practice.pdf

 

Joslin Clinical Guidelines

To assist physicians and other healthcare professionals in managing the care of their patients with diabetes, Joslin offers approved clinical guidelines on a variety of topics including Adult Diabetes, Pharmacological Management of Type 2 Diabetes, and Continuous Glucose Monitors.  

ACCME Awards Joslin CME Accreditation with Commendation