Practical Issues for Nurse Practitioners / Physician Assistants in an Endocrine Practice

Austin, TX US
May 5, 2017

If you attended the Practical Issues for Nurse Practitioners / Physician Assistants in an Endocrine Practice session held Friday, May 5, 2017 at the AACE Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, please proceed to attempt this assessment for ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit. To begin, select the red 'Take Course' tab. You must be logged in to access the assessment.

  • AACE Members: login with the same username/password used for the AACE website.
  • Non-AACE Members: login using the non-member portal if you have an existing non-member account OR create an account if you are new to the AACE Education website.

Once logged in, you will be prompted to enter the access code you received onsite (found on page 7 of the Schedule-at-a-Glance). If you need assistance, please contact

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Only those who receive a passing score will be eligible for MOC credit. Please allow two weeks for MOC points to appear within your account on the ABIM website.

Participation information will be shared with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).

Learning Objectives

  • Understand diagnosis of low bone mass and osteoporosis
  • Understand how to interpret bone density reports and FRAX scores
  • Discuss the pros and cons of treatment alternatives osteoporosis
  • Describe the appropriate use of new Insulins
  • Review Pharmacology of New Insulins
  • Review appropriate combinations New Insulin
  • Review the different types of autoimmune endocrinopathies
  • Evaluate autoimmune endocrinopathies clinically through biochemical testing 
  • Manage common autoimmune endocrinopathies
  • Compare various provider roles in the endocrine outpatient and inpatient setting
  • Examine patient satisfaction by provider type 
  • Identify strategies to integrate nonphysician providers into endocrine practice  
  • Identify practice strategies the improve integration of non-physicians into the practice
  • Identify strategies that the supervising endocrinologist can adopt to improve integration of the non-physician into their practice 
  • Identify strategies that the non-physician can implement to improve their integration into an endocrine practice
Additional information
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.75 MOC
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Event starts: 
05/05/2017 - 9:15am
Event ends: 
05/05/2017 - 12:00pm
AACE Annual Meeting
500 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78701
United States

W. Reid Litchfield, MD; Sondra O’ Callaghan, PA-C; Thomas C. Blevins, MD; Israel Hartman, MD; Hanford Yau, MD

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Available Credit

  • 2.75 MOC

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