Monday, July 15, 2013

July 17th FREE Webinar: Stopping the Spiral: Physical Activity and Pre-Diabetes (1 to 1.5 CEU)

Stopping the Spiral: Physical Activity and Pre Diabetes

Wednesday July 17, 2013
12:00 PM -1:00 PM MDT 

Registration Due Date: Tue, July 16, 2013  Register online

PRESENTER: Brett McIff, PhD

PRESENTATION OBJECTIVES:

Participants will be aware of the impact regular physical activity has on preventing conversion from pre diabetes to diabetes. Participants will be able to make recommendations to their clients/patients on how to integrate physical activity into their treatment.

Presenter Biography


Brett McIff, PhD
Utah Dept of Health

Brett has worked in physical activity promotion for over 15 years, working in a variety of fields from personal training to policy development. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Utah in Exercise and Sport Science. His graduate work continued with a Master of Science in Public Health and a Ph.D. in Public Health at Walden University. Brett's dissertation focused on the role of perception of the built environment among 4ththrough 6th grade students and their parents in physical activity participation, with a focus on making a connection between public health and urban planning. Brett works with several boards and committees at the national, state, and local levels to promote environments that encourage regular physical activity. He currently coordinates the Community Transformation Program at the Utah Department of Health.


CEU's are provided by and the Commission on DieteticRegistration, the credentialing agency for the American DieteticAssociation.

Continuing Education Credits are available for:

- Nurses: 1.5 hours

- Dietitians: 1 hour

- All others: 1 hour

Take the pre-test before the program and the post-test after to qualify for a certificate of your participation. Pre- and post tests will be emailed to registrants and posted on the Utah Diabetes Telehealth Series Siteprior to the live event.

Registration Due Date:Tue, July 16, 2013

Register to participate via video conference, webstream, or telephone. For groups, please designate one site coordinator to register your office/organization by the due date for either video conference, webstream or telephone participation. For those who submitted a request to be a "standing registration" from now on, you do not need to submit a registration form. Please send
any questions to McKell Drury

Register online
The designated site coordinator will then receive the program materials by email on the Friday before the program for distribution to colleagues.

Upcoming Diabetes Telehealth Events

August 21: Fad Diets and Diabetes By: Maria Givler, RD
September 18: Diabetes and Nutritional Supplements By: Laura Shane-McWhorter, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, CDE, FASCP, FAADE
October 16: TBD- Heart disease and Stroke month
November 20: Sleep Apnea and Diabetes By: Krishna Sundar, MD



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