A Novel Diabetes Elective Course for Pharmacy Students

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Egras, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, Amy M.
diabetes; interprofessional; Medical Education; Medicine and Health Sciences; Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Course Description & ObjectivesThe Diabetes Immersion elective is a 2-credit hour course offered to pharmacy students in their 3rd year of pharmacy school. Demonstrate empathy regarding the impact of diabetes on everyday life. Demonstrate the ability to monitor blood glucose, count carbohydrates, inject “insulin”, and adjust insulin dose based on daily experiences. Discuss the impact of mental health and sociobehavioral/cultural aspects on diabetes. Develop and provide diabetes education to the community.