Renowned physician discusses diabetes issues

On January 8, the Diabetes Treatment Center, the SAMC Foundation and SAMC Medical Staff Services hosted a Continuing Medical Education program led by renowned endocrinologist Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD.1546DrUmpierrezVisit310x192

Umpierrez discussed the latest treatment options in the hospital management of hyperglycemia and diabetes in critical and noncritical care settings. He holds several positions with the Emory University School of Medicine and its hospital system in and around the Atlanta area.

More than 45 SAMC physicians, ACOM students and nurse coordinators attended the event.

Spring planting advice

J.D. Boone, owner of Dothan Nurseries, spoke to members of SAMC’s Senior Discovery Program recently. His topic was, “Getting Ready for Spring Planting” at the 2nd Cup of Coffee meeting on Jan. 13. 2nd Cup of Coffee is held the second 17512ndCupOfCoffee310x192Wednesday of each month in the Terrace Cafeteria from 9:30-11 a.m.

NeuroSpine nurses receive advanced credentials

Shannon Elkins, RN, and Jillian Railey, RN, clinical nurse specialists at NeuroSpine, have earned Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) credentials through the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing.