November 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Stacie Fredenburg

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Overview and Purpose:

Healthcare providers can recommend the best diabetes education options for each individual when they are aware of the availability and purpose for each program. A panel of diabetes healthcare professionals will provide their perspective on the benefits and value of collaboration among state and national diabetes self-management education programs.


Featured Presenters:

Denise Kolba  RN, MS, CNS
Program Manager
Great Plains Quality Innovation Network

Melissa Coull  RN, BSN
Diabetes Clinical Outreach Coordinator
South Dakota Department of Health

Colleen Swanson  RN, BSN, CDE
Diabetes Education Program Coordinator
Avera Medical Group – Pierre

Target Audience:

All healthcare professionals are welcome and encouraged to attend.


Upon completion of the WebEx, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the various options for diabetes self-management education
  2. Compare and contrast the overall educational objectiveof each program (AADE/ADA and BCBH)
  3. Provide examples of how content from one self-management program may complement another program
  4. Discuss opportunities for program synergy


Denise Kolba, RN, MS, CNS
Program Manager
Great Plains Quality Innovation Network
(605) 444-4121 | Denise.Kolba@greatplainsqin.org

Stacie Fredenburg
Communications Manager
Great Plains Quality Innovation Network
(605) 444-4116 | Stacie Fredenburg@greatplainsqin.org