Bonus Online Courses – Diabetes Educator Course

11 Bonus Online Courses, Earn 14.6 CEs

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When you register for our live Diabetes Educator Course, you automatically receive a bonus bundle of 11 online courses, giving 14.6 CEs, valued at over $200! Coach Beverly carefully chose each of these bonus courses based on student’s feedback on which content best helped them succeed at the CDCES* and BC-ADM Exam and in their clinical practice.

How does it work? With your live seminar registration, we send y ou a confirmation letter with a special code that allows you to access these narrated PowerPoint courses 24 hours a day, from any computer. All of our online courses are accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12640 and the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) DI002. Since we are recognized by CDR, all hours earned can be used toward CDCES®, regardless of profession.

11 Bonus Courses Included Diabetes Educator Course Attendees:

Test Taking Toolkit – 220+ Exam Practice Questions

This course facilitated by Coach Beverly will help you transform your nervousness into focused energy that will help you succeed. She will provide test taking tips based on her experience taking the certification exam six times. She will explain how to dissect the question, eliminate wrong answers, and avoid getting lured in by juicy answers.

Plus, the Test Taking Toolkit provides you over 220+ sample practice online practice questions, simulating the exam experience. A perfect way to assess your knowledge and create a focused study plan, while increasing your test-taking confidence.

This Webinar includes:

  • 90 minute On-Demand course, where Coach Beverly details the content of the exam and test taking tips. Plus, Coach Beverly reviews a sampling of the questions and explains how to dissect the question, eliminate the wrong answers and avoid getting lured in by juicy answers.
  • 220 questions in total divided into Four 50+ computerized quizzes.  These quizzes include clinical practice exam questions that provide vignette-style situations and other critical content that will prepare you for the actual exam.

Hyperglycemic Crises, DKA & HHS | 1.0 CEs

This 60-minute course discusses common causes of hyperglycemia crises. Topics include hyperglycemia secondary to medications and insulin deprivation. The difference and similarities between Diabetes Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Syndrome are also covered. Treatment strategies for all situations are included.

Topics include:

  • Common causes of hyperglycemic crises.
  • The difference and similarities between DKA and HHS and treatment strategies
  • Causes and treatment of hyperglycemic crises.

Hospitals and Hyperglycemia Standards | 1.5 CEs

Research clearly demonstrates the importance of glucose control during hospitalization to improve outcomes not only in the inpatient setting but after discharge.  This course reviews the evidence that supports inpatient glucose control and outlines practical strategies to achieve targets in the inpatient setting.  We incorporate the latest ADA Standards and provide links to resources and inpatient management templates.

Topics include:

  • The impact of hyperglycemia in the hospital setting
  • The importance of inpatient glucose control
  • Three strategies to get glucose to goal in the hospital setting

Older Adults and Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs

We are living longer and more people are getting diabetes. The American Diabetes Association has updated the Older Adults Standards, with special attention to considering reduction of medication and insulin therapy intensity. The older population has unique issues and special needs that require consideration as we provide diabetes self-management education. This online course highlights key areas of assessment, intervention, and advocacy for older clients living with diabetes.

Topics include:

  • Self-management considerations for older individuals
  • Strategies to prevent complications and maintain optimal quality of life
  • The role of the Diabetes Educator as advocate

Setting up a Successful DSME Program Standards | 1.5 CEs

This course provides you with a succinct overview of the latest standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) and Support Programs. If you are taking the CDCES Exam or considering setting up a DSME program, this program is designed for you. We review the 10 standards and provide strategies on implementation. In addition, we discuss Medicare Reimbursement and covered benefits. This course provides insights into the exam philosophy and also highlights critical content areas.

Topics include:

  • The steps involved in setting up a Diabetes Program
  • List program essentials
  • Discuss marketing strategies for success

From Tots to Teens Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs

This course includes updated goals and guidelines for children living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This course discusses the special issues diabetes educators need to be aware of when working with children with diabetes and their families.  We discuss the clinical presentation of diabetes, goals of care, and normal growth and development through the early years through adolescence. Strategies to prevent acute and long term complications are included with an emphasis on positive coping for family and child with diabetes.

Topics include:

  • Discuss the goals of care for Type 1 and Type 2 Kids with Diabetes
  • State Strategies to prevent acute and chronic complications
  • Discuss the importance of positive psychosocial adjustment and resources

Pregnancy and Diabetes Standards 2021 | 1.5 CEs

People living with diabetes who are pregnant are confronted with a variety of issues that require special attention, education, and understanding. This course reviews those special needs while focusing on Gestational Diabetes and Pre-Existing Diabetes. Included are the most recent diagnostic criteria, management goals, and prevention of complications during pregnancy. A helpful review for the CDCES Exam and for those who want more information on people who are pregnant and live with Diabetes.

Topics include:

  • Three issues that affect pregnancy with diabetes
  • The unique attributes of pre-existing diabetes in pregnancy and gestational diabetes
  • Diagnostic criteria and management goals for gestational diabetes
  • Potential short term and long term complications of fetal exposure to hypoglycemia
  • Prevention measures to keep birth giver and baby healthy

Assessing and Promoting Well-Being: From Population Health to a Person-Centered Approach | 1.5 CEs

This course reflect the latest 2021 ADA Standards of Care.  This presentation will include the latest information on Social Determinants of health, assessment strategies and approaches. We will explore the psychosocial issues that can discourage individuals from adopting healthier behaviors and provides strategies to identify and overcome these barriers. Life studies are used to apply theory to real life situations. A great course for anyone in the field of diabetes education or for those looking for a new perspective on assessment and coping strategies.

Topics include:

  • Name assessment areas of healthy coping
  • List psycho-social and emotional barriers
  • Provide strategies for healthcare professionals to identify and overcome barriers
  • Discuss strategies to develop an individualized diabetes education plan

Mindfulness & Compassion in the Diabetes Encounter – 1.0 CE

Being a diabetes educator can be challenging. This one-hour presentation by Heather Nielsen, MA, LPC, CHWC will provide diabetes educators with helpful hands-on strategies to incorporate mindfulness and self-compassion into our daily lives and professional practice.  As a counselor and a certified wellness coach, Heather has an abundance of wellness wisdom to share with educators who provide lifesaving diabetes education and support to people living with diabetes.

Objectives:

  • Understand why mindfulness and compassion skills can positively affect both our personal and professional lives-and participant outcomes.
  • Experience several types of mindfulness and compassion practices.
  • Discuss and plan how you can take these tools into your work and personal lives.
  • Gain new resources to use following the workshop.

Language and Diabetes – What We Say Matters 0.5 CEs

As educators, advocates, spouses, friends, and providers, our use of language can deeply affect the self-view of people living with diabetes everyday.  Thoughtful communication provides a sense of support and empathy and moves both the provider and person living with diabetes toward greater satisfaction and success. The content provide in this course will beneficial for your clinical practice, plus improve exam success.


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