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Program Details

Nov 19, 2014, 1:00pm - 2:30pm


Paige Cummings, RN, BSN, M.Ed
Executive Director
Athens Nurses Clinic

Leigh Anne Day, NP-C, BSN, MSN, FNP
Family Nurse Practitioner
Good News Clinics


Georgia Charitable Care Network

Program Description

Diabetes and hypertension are growing public health problems in Georgia. Already burdened by a physician shortage and nursing crisis, health care facilities have the challenge to provide medical management and education for a growing patient population affected with these chronic diseases.
Providing individualized, comprehensive education for these patients is the key to successful management of the diseases and prevention of serious and costly complications. Learn from two charitable clinics about how they established their education programs that improved patient compliance and produced successful outcomes.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the presentation, attendees should be familiar with:
-Steps to creative, cost-effective education programs
-Staffing Structure & Training
-Development of Program Process & Content
-Educational Supplies


Nov 19, 2014, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Technology Requirements

Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at Adobe's web site

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Program Keywords

Access to Care, Diabetes & Nutrition, Safety Net, Specialized Care