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Insulin Pump Therapy Online Course, 4th Edition

This course provides soup-to-nuts instruction and insight on all aspects of insulin pump therapy, from basics to advanced concepts.

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  • Description
  • Disclosures
  • Accreditation
  • Pricing
  • Credits

CE credit: 7 hours
CE Expiration date: 01/10/2025


Insulin pump therapy continues to grow in popularity among patients with type 1 and insulin-requiring type 2 diabetes. As pump technology expands, so must clinicians' understanding of this innovative mode of therapy. This course provides soup-to-nuts instruction and insight on all aspects of pump therapy, from basics to advanced concepts. Specific topics include patient training/preparation, matching patients to appropriate equipment, fine-tuning pump settings, making use of advanced pump features, safety & troubleshooting, adjustments for special populations, and the business side of implementing a pump program.

Learning Outcome

Learners will be able to effectively and efficiently utilize insulin pump therapy for improving patient outcomes.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
-- Describe the function, components, benefits and drawbacks of insulin pump therapy when used alone or in the context of a hybrid closed-loop system
-- Describe how to guide appropriate patients in making a successful transition to insulin pump therapy
-- Describe how to successfully and safely manage glucose levels in patients utilizing insulin pump therapy
-- Establish a business model for implementing an insulin pump program


  • Welcome to the Insulin Pump Therapy Course
  • Patient Preparation and Product Selection
  • Device Training
  • Glucose Optimization
  • Special Populations and Lifestyle Changes
  • Administering a Pump Program
  • Automated Insulin Delivery Systems


  • Audio-visual presentation
  • Breaks for check-your-knowledge questions
  • Case studies
  • Downloadable copies of slides
  • Post-learning assessment

Activity Type

This self-paced online course is an application-based learning activity.

Learning Format

Enduring Material

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for diabetes care and education specialists, including nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, physicians, PAs, social workers, and other health care providers interested in staying up to date on current practices of care for people with diabetes and other related conditions.

Course Completion

After you have completed the coursework, you will take the post-learning assessment. It has 70 multiple-choice questions. Your overall course completion will be based upon successfully passing the post-assessment with a score of 70% or better. You will have three (3) attempts to pass the assessment.

After you successfully pass the post-learning assessment, you must complete the evaluation survey. Once you submit the evaluation, you will get access to a statement of credit, showing the CE credit you earned. Please print it for your records. (Note, you will be able to return to print it later, if needed.)

For successful completion, participants are required to complete all seven modules in their entirety, successfully complete the post-learning assessment and submit the program evaluation at the conclusion of the educational event.

Faculty Disclosures

In accordance with Joint Accreditation criteria and the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES) must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity (planners and speakers/authors/discussants/moderators) has disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any ineligible companies for the past 24 months.

Joint Accreditation/ACCME also requires that ADCES mitigate any reported conflict and eliminate the potential for bias during the educational activity. The disclosure information is intended to identify any ineligible relationships and allow learners to form their own judgments. However, if you perceive a bias during an activity, please report it on the evaluation.

Relevant disclosures (or lack thereof) among educational activity planners and faculty are as follows:

Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE - Speakers Bureau: Dexcom, Ascensia, Tandem Diabetes Care; Consultant: Medtronic, Eli Lilly, Insulet, BioCapillary, Glooko, MySugr, Roche, Senseonics

Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, CDE, BC-ADM has no relevant financial disclosures to report.

Disclosure and Mitigation of Relevant Conflicts of Interest

All identified relevant conflicts of interest have been mitigated.

The approval of this educational offering by the ADCES does not imply endorsement of specific therapies, treatments, or products discussed in the presentations.

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Accrediation Information

In support of improving patient care, the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists 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.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

The Universal Activity Number is JA4008258-0000-23-017-H01-P. This application-based activity has been approved for 7.0 contact hours.
This statement contains information provided to NABP from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) via CPE Monitor®. ACPE policy states paper and/or electronic statements of credit may no longer be distributed directly to learners as proof of ACPE credit. The official record of credit may be located in the learner’s e-profile in CPE Monitor.

American Medical Association (AMA)

Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists designates this activity for a maximum of 7.0 ANCC contact hours. This activity discusses 0.0 contact hours of pharmacotherapeutic content.
The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 10977, for 7.0 contact hours.

American Academy of PAs (AAPA)

The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 7.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 1/10/25. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 7.0 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEU) for completion of this activity.
Completion of this RD/DTR profession-specific or IPCE activity awards CPEUs (One IPCE credit = One CPEU). If the activity is dietetics-related but not targeted to RDs or DTRs, CPEUs may be claimed which are commensurate with participation in contact hours (One 60 minute hour = 1 CPEU. RDs and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Sphere and Competency selection is at the learner’s discretion.

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 7.0 continuing education credits.

Successful Completion

To receive a Statement of Credit you must participate in the full activity and complete an evaluation.

Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialists

To satisfy the requirements for renewal of certification for the Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education (CBDCE), continuing education activities must be diabetes related and approved by a provider on the CBDCE list of Approved Providers ( CBDCE does not approve continuing education. The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists is on the CBDCE list of Approved Providers.

Board Certified Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)

ADCES is the administering body for the Advanced Diabetes Management credentials. Continuing education programs offered by ADCES can be used toward fulfilling BC-ADM Certification and recertification requirements.

Other Health Professionals

It is the responsibility of each participant to determine if the program meets the criteria for re-licensure or recertification for their discipline.


Members: FREE
Non-Members: $359

Volume discounts are available and will be automatically applied at check-out when the desired quantity is selected.

  • For groups of 3-9, a 10% discount is available.
  • For groups of 10-14, a 15% discount is available.
  • For groups of 15+, a 20% discount is available.

Access Period

You will have access to this learning activity for a period of six months after you enroll, or whenever the activity's CE credits expire (whichever comes first).

CE expiration date: 1/10/2025

Apply: 7.00