The Business of Diabetes: The Path to DSME Accreditation

Thursday, June 15; 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM • 1.5 hours CPE

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Jonathan G. Marquess Pharm.D. CDE, CDM; President and CEO, Institute for Wellness and Education

Independent pharmacist Jonathan Marquess has built a thriving DSME program. GPhA featured Jonathan’s practice counseling diabetes patients in the February issue of Georgia Pharmacy magazine. Bottom line: Through his DSME program, Jonathan has moved the needle for patients managing their diabetes, making it a vital part of his overall pharmacy practice.

In this session, Jonathan will share tips on promoting DSME services and working through logistics, including accreditation, certification, and Part B billing. He will discuss proven strategies for delivering and communicating value to one of the diabetes educator’s most important contacts, physicians, as well as techniques for bringing in new patients who can benefit from diabetes education services.

Learning objectives
After completing this session, learners will be able to: