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Pharmacists’ role in the disease state management of diabetes and prevention of complications
This webinar aims to describe the different services provided by pharmacists to manage diabetes, explore the role of pharmacists in preventing the complications of diabetes, and highlight the importance of collaboration with other health professionals in achieving treatment goals
Around 422 million people worldwide have diabetes and 1. 6 million deaths are directly attributed to diabetes each year. Pharmacists, across all sectors and areas of practice do have a role to play in ensuring the prevention and management of diabetes. In a series of five webinars, the role of pharmacists in the prevention and management of diabetes and its complications; advancement in therapeutic options; competencies and workforce development opportunities; and policy barriers and facilitators in providing diabetes services will be explored. The series culminates in the launching of the ONE FIP Practice Transformation Programme on Diabetes.
At the end of this webinar, participants will:
• Describe the different services provided by pharmacists to manage diabetes
• Identify the role of pharmacists in preventing the complications of diabetes
• Understand the importance of collaboration with other diabetes health professionals in achieving treatment goals
Tim Chen, President FIP Social and Administrative Pharmacy Section,
-Sanah Hasan, President of FIP Social and Administrative Pharmacy Section, Associate Professor Ajman University, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates
-Astrid Czock, FIP Global Lead for DG8: Working with others, CEO QualiCCare, Switzerland
-Francisco Javier Jiménez Ramírez, Professor / Pharmacist University of Puerto Rico School of Pharmacy,
- Mara Pereira Guerreiro, Invited Professor, Nursing School of Lisbon & Instituto Universitário Egas Moniz Nursing School of Lisbon & Instituto Universitário Egas Moniz, Portugal