Diabetes in the 21st Century – Objectives and Agenda

Diabetes in the 21st Century – Target Audience, Objectives, Accreditation

Who will benefit from this program?

All health care professionals including providers, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and educators who want to:

  • Get re-energized about diabetes care and education
  • Enjoy a comprehensive and reality based review of “the basics and beyond” of diabetes management
  • Keep abreast of the rapidly changing strategies in diabetes management
  • Refine their skills and improve competencies in diabetes problem solving
  • Learn practical approaches to educating patients about diabetes self-management

Seminar Objectives

  • Describe the impact of diabetes on our communities
  • Discuss prevention and management strategies
  • Develop a working knowledge of the different types of diabetes
  • Demonstrate compassionate and successful diabetes teaching strategies
  • List diabetes management guidelines as outlined by the American Diabetes Association
  • Understand the significance and appropriate use of the different classes of diabetes medications
  • Discuss how to use insulin therapy to gain improved glucose control
  • Review glucose patterns and determine how to adjust therapy to improve glucose
  • Describe the role of gut bacteria in health and diabetes
  • List strategies to help patients nourish their body to maintain optimal health

Schedule of Topics for Diabetes in 21st Century


 Accreditation and CE Credit

This program is approved for 7.5 contact hours for RNs and Pharmacists, 6.5 CPE II for RDs. Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12640 and Commission on Dietetic Registration, Provider #DI002. We have great news. Since this program is approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDE®*.  The hours of instruction can be used to renew your CDE® regardless of your profession. **


We are facing a diabetes epidemic in this country. Over 30% of hospitalized patients have diabetes and this number is expected to grow. Educating and managing diabetes is challenging, whether in the inpatient or outpatient setting.  Invite Beverly to provide an informative and upbeat program that will motivate staff to promote excellence in diabetes care and education.        


 

*Certified Diabetes Educator® and CDE® are registered marks owned by NCBDE. The use of DES products do not guarantee successful passage of the CDE® exam. NCBDE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDE® exam, except for those published by NCBDE.”

**To satisfy the requirement for renewal of certification by continuing education for the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE), continuing education activities must be applicable to diabetes and approved by a provider on the NCBDE List of Recognized Providers (www.ncbde.org). NCBDE does not approve continuing education. Diabetes Education Services is accredited/approved by the Commission of Dietetic Registration which is on the list of NCBDE Recognized Providers.”

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