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.
Test Taking Toolkit – 2.0 Hours + 0.5 CEs
Whether you are preparing for the CDCES or BC-ADM exam, this test taking toolkit is designed to prepare you for success. This toolkit includes two courses with over 200 practice questions to help you prepare and simulate the exam. Plus, we have added a FREE bonus course, Language and Diabetes.
We encourage you to take both of the Test Taking Courses in advance of the course to assess your knowledge. These sessions are recorded, so you can listen as often as needed.
Hyperglycemic Crisis – 1.0 CE
This 60-minute course discusses common causes of hyperglycemia and strategies to get blood glucose levels to goal. 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.
Hospital and Hyperglycemia – 1.5 CE
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 outline practical strategies to achieve targets in the inpatient setting. We incorporate the latest ADA Standards and provide links to resources and inpatient management templates. 90-minute course.
Meds Management Update – 1.5 CEs
Join Beverly to gain insight into the increasingly complex world of diabetes medications and management. This webinar will discuss how to integrate these new medication recommendations into our practice. We will discuss the benefits, considerations and critical information to share with our patients and providers.
Older Adults and Diabetes- 1.5 CEs
This 90-minute course is an advanced level program designed to develop an improved understanding of managing glucose levels through adjusting insulin therapy based on patterns. Learn about insulin dosing strategies based on an individualized patient assessment, insulin sensitivity and other considerations. Strategies to increase patients’ comfort and knowledge about insulin therapy will also be discussed. Real patient data and issues are incorporated into each case study to increase real life application.
Pattern Management Gone Crazy – 1.9 CEs
Provides critical information of the ADA goals of care for older adults. Blood glucose, blood pressure and lipid goals are based on the unique characteristics of the older individual and carefully co-determined based on their cognitive and functional status. These guidelines provide specific targets based on careful and detailed assessment of their status and life situation. This online course highlights key areas of assessment, intervention and advocacy for older clients living with diabetes. 90-minute course.
Setting Up A Successful Diabetes Program – 1.5 CEs
This 90-minute 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.
Tots to Teens -Diabetes Standards of Care – 1.2 CEs
This 70-minute 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.
Women and Diabetes- 1.0 CE
Women with diabetes 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 Women with Diabetes.
Assessing Coping Skills – 1.5 CEs
Based on the Psycho-social Care ADA Standards, this course provides a framework to assess patient barriers to behavior change. We explore psycho-social issues that may be blocking patients from adopting healthier behaviors and provides strategies to identify and overcome these barriers. Life studies are used to apply theory to real life situations. 60-90 minute course.
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.
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.”
April 14, 2021 – April 16, 2021
October 24 12:00 pm – December 7 2:15 pm
November 5 11:30 am – 12:45 pm