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Athena Forum Incorporates CCMC Code of Ethics
The Commission for Case Manager Certification is the first and largest nationally accredited organization that has more than 37,000 active board-certified case managers working today. The nonprofit organization offers the Certified Case Manager credential, the oldest and most recognized such credential, one recently reaccredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies, Washington.
"Incorporating CCMC's Code of Ethics into all Athena Forum coursework helps to meet our goal of providing the most up-to-date and ethical course curricula for our online learners," explains Athena Forum CEO and Publisher, Tom Rasmussen.
[Press release: Athena Forum courses embed Commission for Case Manager Certification's Code of Ethics into 8,000-page online course curricula] www.athenaforum.com
Diabetes: Insulin Changes in 2015
Up until 2015 nearly all insulin preparations sold in the United States were of the same strength, providing 100 units of insulin per cubic centimeter (cc) of fluid (this strength is abbreviated as U-100). In August 2015 a new strength of insulin "U-200" became available in the US, specifically designated to be used at mealtimes. Its impact on the sale of U-100 insulin is yet to be determined. The patient population for this new strength of insulin will likely be the obese and the severely insulin resistant persons with T2DM who currently take large doses of U-100 insulin.
It is very important that clinicians ask the person what strength they are on before teaching and guiding diabetes management.
A more highly concentrated U-500 preparation is available by special order for people who have developed insulin resistance and require extremely high doses of insulin.
There are virtually no contraindications to the use of human insulin, although there are rare instances of hypersensitivity.
[Diabetes, Module D, Pharmacology] www.athenaforum.com