Current Practice Patterns and Identified Educational Needs of Health Care Providers in Managing Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
This article describes the results of surveys distributed to a national audience of specialty, primary care, and allied health care providers (HCPs) who manage patients with type 2 diabetes on a daily basis. The results provide insights into current educational needs and can inform the design and development of education programs for these HCPs.
J. Chad Williamson, MS, is director of assessment services; Terry A. Glauser, MD, MPH, is the senior medical director; and P. Holder Nevins, MPH, is a senior manager of assessments and analytics at CE Outcomes in Birmingham, Ala. Doron Schneider, MD, MPH, is a practicing internist and medical director of the Center for Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, Pa. Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM, is a nurse practitioner at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Mich., and editor-in-chief of Clinical Diabetes. B. Scott Urquhart, PA-C, is a physician assistant and adjunct clinical professor at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. Suzanne F. Whitfield, MSN, CDE, BC-ADM, is a district clinical supervisor at Medtronic, Inc., in Northridge, Calif. Anne Marie Dubois, MSPharm, is director of medical education and grants at Novo Nordisk, Inc., in Princeton, N.J.
Note of disclosure: Ms. Dubois is an employee of and shareholder in, and Ms. Kruger is a paid speaker for, Novo Nordisk, Inc., which funded this study.
- American Diabetes Association(R) Inc., 2013