Accreditation Information

In support of improving patient care, Creative Educational Concepts is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Medicine (ACCME)

CEC designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pharmacy (ACPE)

This application-based activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour (.10 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (JA0007101-0000-18-007-L01-P).

Nursing (ANCC)

This activity is designated for 1.0 contact hour.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

Physician Assistants (AAPA)

This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Upon completion of a CE request form, statements of credit for physicians and nurses will be issued via email within 30 business days. Pharmacy credit will be reported directly to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy®(NABP®) CPE Monitor electronic CE tracking system.


At the conclusion of this application-based activity, participants will be able to:

  • Examine the interrelationship between diabetes, glycemic control, and cardiovascular disease.
  • Discuss new and emerging cardiovascular outcome trial (CVOT) data for glucose lowering therapies and elucidate the proposed pleiotropic CV effects of these therapies in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM).
  • Translate CVOT data to direct patient care by examining patient populations studied in recent CVOTs and potential implications for overall T2DM management strategies in patients with and without cardiovascular disease.

Target Audience

Cardiologists, endocrinologists, internal medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and heart disease.

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by Creative Educational Concepts, Inc. are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.