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Diabetes Continuous Quality Improvement

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MCN will provide simultaneous translation in Spanish for this webinar.

Diabetes management continues to be a focus of health center quality improvement efforts, especially for those who are serving special populations with unique needs, such as Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs).  In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges to the provision of chronic illness care for health center patients. This webinar will address relevant quality improvement methodologies, diabetes metrics, the impact of COVID on diabetes care, and creative diabetes care models for MSAWs.

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Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to…

  • Describe the HRSA UDS measures related to diabetes and national benchmarks.
  • Describe the impact of the COVID-19 on the position of diabetes care.
  • Describe relevant approaches to diabetes care for mobile populations and agricultural workers.
  • Describe resources available for diabetes performance improvement.


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Specialist, Clinical Systems & Women’s Health

Migrant Clinicians Network

Candace Kugel, FNP, CNM, MS (she/her) has over 30 years’ experience in health care for the underserved. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse-Midwife with extensive expertise in training and technical assistance to under-resourced communities and working to provide health services to farmworkers, immigrant workers and their families, and other underserved populations. She has worked in various clinical settings, including family planning, migrant health, community health centers, and private practice. She currently works as a Clinical Specialist for Migrant Clinicians Network and as a Clinical Consultant for the HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care. Kugel has extensive experience in the US and internationally with training of community health workers and health education using popular education methodology. She has written and provided continuing education on cultural competency, women’s health access and services in under-resourced settings, and many other topics.

Continuing Education Credit (CEU)

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Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.


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Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN), is accredited as an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.