The Premier Academy360 Diabetes Track is an educational program that supports VSP network doctors with a path to potentially expand a practice’s health-focused services, differentiate their practice, and attract new patients seeking these services. Sign on to our eLearning platform to access the following NEW complimentary, COPE-approved Continuing Education (CE) courses to learn more.
(619N) Practice Roadmap for Diabetes Management
Course was developed by Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO.
Learn how the diabetes epidemic is impacting optometric practices, including the need to manage patient medical issues and the effects on practice management and patient flow. Complete the quiz at the end of the course to earn one-hour of COPE-approved CE.
(620N) Diabetes in 2020 and Beyond
Course was developed by A. Paul Chous, OD, FAAO and Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO.
This course will consider the latest evidence for prevention of diabetes and diabetic retinopathy, including key considerations for COVID-19 risk in patients with diabetes and practical management strategies for optometrists. Complete the quiz at the end of the course to earn one-hour of COPE-approved CE.
(614N) Focus on Diabetes: A Closer Look at Diabetes for Optometrists
Course was developed by the American Diabetes Association and is presented by Sherrol Reynolds, OD, FAAO; Tina Mac Donald, OD, CDCES, FAAO; and John Cain, MSPAS, PA-C.
Part 1 – Exploring the Connections of Diabetes and Eye Health
Part 2 – Advancements in the Treatment of Diabetes and Its Ocular Sequelae
Part 3 – Treating the Whole Person
This new, one-hour course builds off the topics covered in the previous “Focus on Diabetes: An Overview of Diabetes for Optometrists” course. This new course takes a closer look at the connections between diabetes and eye health and the complementary roles of healthcare and eye care professionals within the larger interdisciplinary diabetes care team. Complete the post-course evaluation from the American Diabetes Association to earn one-hour of COPE-approved CE.
EACH of the courses above provides 60 points towards the required 135 points needed to receive the American Diabetes Association Badge. By completing specialized education through Premier Academy360, your practice can now attain and display badges on the VSP® Find a Doctor Directory, highlighting your unique strengths and commitment to enhanced patient experience and specialization. Find out more about badges below.