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Running a Best Practice Program: Increasing Sustainability of Medical Nutrition Therapy & Diabetes Self Management Education Services (DMES)

Dakota Diabetes CoalitionGreat Plains Quality Innovation Network is a proud supporter of the upcoming Dakota Diabetes Coalition (DDC) Learning Series. Mary Ann Hodorowicz will serve as the featured presenter and content expert; she will cover the ‘ins-and-outs’ of business planning for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support and Medical Nutrition Therapy programs. Anyone considering or currently offering DSMES or MNT services is encouraged to attend.

Register Today.

Speaker: Mary Ann Hodorowicz, RD, LDN, MBA, CDCES, Certified Endocrinology Coder

Mary Ann is a well-known consultant, speaker and author who specializes in insurance reimbursement for professionals, diabetes care and education, nutrition, and health promotion. Her work has been included in publications by ADCES, ADA, CDC, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and others.

All Sessions from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. CST | Optional Q&A from 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CST

April 22, 2022


Key Preliminary Activities (1st Component) + Quality Measures

  • 9 Pillars of a Best Practice DSMES Program = The “R’s”
  • What a Best Practice DSMES Program Looks Like
  • The 6 Required Components of a DSMES Program Business Plan
May 6, 2022 Marketing Plan + Quality Measures
May 13, 2022 Operations Plan + Quality Measures
May 20, 2022 Financial Plan + Quality Measures
June 3, 2022 Clinical/Teaching Plan + Quality Measures
June 10, 2022 Continuous Quality Improvement Plan + Quality Measures
June 24, 2022 Strategies to Prepare and Give Dynamic Presentations to Groups

Continuing Education:
Continuing education credit has been applied for from the ND Board of Nursing and the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Participants must register for and complete the full series to receive credit (14 hours).

Questions? Please email Brianna Monahan: bmonahan@nd.gov