Accreditation Information

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies
Patient care
Medical knowledge
Practice-based learning and improvement
Interpersonal and communication skills
Systems-based practice

The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UANs 0022-0000-17-154-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-156-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-155-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-157-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-158-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-159-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-160-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-161-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-162-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-163-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-164-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-165-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-166-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-167-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-168-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-169-L01-P, 0022-0000-17-170-L01-P, and 0022-0000-17-171-L01-P and will award 5.5 contact hours (0.55 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes signing in at registration, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, completing the activity evaluation and requesting credit online at conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.

UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 5.5 hours of participation.

The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) approves The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing (UKCON) as a provider as well. ANCC and KBN approval of a continuing nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content nor commercial sponsors. This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 5.5 ANCC and 6.6 KBN contact hours for nurses who complete the entire program. Provider #: 3-0008-01-18-929. Certificates may be printed once the program is completed.

This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 5.5 CPEUs


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe evidence-based approaches to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes
  • Identify the indications for continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII; insulin pump therapy) and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for children and/or adults with diabetes
  • Identify new and emerging pharmacologic therapies and their roles in the patient-centered management of diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and obesity in children and/or adults 
  • Distinguish between diagnostic criteria and comorbidity screening for type 1 diabetes versus type 2 diabetes in the pediatric population
  • Discuss the types and benefits of medical nutrition therapy for children and/or adults with diabetes. 
  • Identify the components of an artificial pancreas system.

Target Audience

Pharmacists, Physicians, Dietitians, Certified Health Educators, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Public Health Professionals, Social Workers, Students, Residents, Dietetic Interns, Endocrine Fellows and Licensed Diabetes Educators. 

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.