The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

Continuing Education and Professional Development

The University of Tennessee Medical Center Cancer Institute and the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine Present:


John A. Eaddy, M.D. Memorial
Twelfth Diabetes Regional Conference:

Update for Primary Care Providers

December 1, 2018

University of Tennessee Conference Center
Knoxville, Tennessee

All registration questions should be referred to the UT Conference Center at (865) 974-0280 or


Course Overview

The percentage of patients who develop Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus is continually growing nationwide and treatment options are rapidly changing.  Providers need to be updated on changes in diabetic management to give optimal patient care.  Topics for this conference include quality metrics for Medicare and other insurance companies,  new information pertaining to diabetes and its ramifications in the treatment of patients with cardiology and nephrology issues, and outcomes-based reimbursement models.  Providers will be able to apply knowledge gained in this conference to treatment of patients in their practice to improve patient outcomes and reduce cost of treatment.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, the participants should be able to:

Registration Fees

Fees include all program sessions, access to online program materials continuing education credit, continental breakfast, breaks, lunch, and parking at the Locust Street garage.

  Early Bird October 5 After November 9
Physician and Pharmacist $125 $150 $175
Non-Physician and Non-Pharmacists $100 $125 $150


The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Education Credits

AMA:. The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PAs, NPs, and Nurses: Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses may use these credit hours toward certification renewal.  This credit is acceptable by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Nurses Credentialing Association (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Allied Health Professionals: Professional associations may choose to convert the hours earned to contact hours. Please contact your certifying board to ensure these credit hours will be accepted.

The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Successful completion of this application-based activity will provide a statement for six & ¾ (6.75) live contact hours credit (.675 CEUs) and will be mailed within 3 weeks following the activity. Successful completion includes attending the session, signing the attendance sheet, and completion of the activity evaluation form. UAN:  0064-9999-18-039-L01-P

NABP e-PROFILE ID NUMBER: Your CE credits will also be submitted electronically to NABP. Pharmacists or pharmacy technicians with questions regarding their NABP e-Profile or CPE Monitor should refer to the FAQ section on the NABP website. To receive credit for your participation in this course, all pharmacists must include their NABP e-Profile ID number, along with their date and month of birth. If incorrect information is provided, this will result in “rejected” status from the CPE Monitor. It is the responsibility of the participant to notify The University of Tennessee (within the 60 day submission timeframe) of their corrected information. Otherwise, the completed CE will not be accepted by the CPE Monitor.

Additionally, ACPE has initiated a new policy stating that if a participant does not supply their NABP # and/or date of birth in a timely manner and late submission is requested, there will be a
$200 fee assessed for late submission permission.

Grievance Policy:  A participant, provider, faculty member or other individual wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of an activity provided or co-provided by the UTCOP may contact the Associate Dean for Continuing Education in writing. The grievance will be reviewed and a response will be returned within 45 days of receiving the written statement.  If not satisfied, an appeal to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy can be made for a second level of review.




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