Bonus Online Courses – Diabetes Educator Course

12 Bonus Online Courses, Earn 14.6 CEs

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 CDE®* 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 CDE®, regardless of profession.

11 Bonus Courses Included Diabetes Educator Course Attendees:

Test Taking Toolkit – 2.0 Hours + 0.5 CEs

Whether you are preparing for the CDE® 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.

  • Preparing for Certification Practice Exam 2019 + 100 Practice Test includes:
  • 60 minutes 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.
  • 100 question computerized general practice exam that provides vignette-based questions and other critical content that will prepare you for the actual exam.
  • ADA Standards Test Taking Tips Course + 108 Question Practice Test includes:
  • 60 minute on demand course, where Coach Beverly explains to dissect the question, eliminate the wrong answers and avoid getting lured in by juicy answers.
  • 108 test questions based on the most recent ADA Standards of Care. During the webinar, Beverly reviews as many practice questions as possible within the hour time frame. Get ready for success!

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.

Topics include:

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

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.

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

Meds update – New ADA & EASD Guidelines – 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.

Topics include:

  • Overview of classes and actions of diabetes medications
  • Medication management updates and new recommendations
  • Using the ADA/EASD algorithms to improve diabetes care and outcomes

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.

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

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.

Topics include:

  • Insulin dosing strategies, based on an individualized patient assessment
  • Case studies highlighting insulin sensitivity and other considerations
  • Strategies to increase patients’ comfort and knowledge about insulin therapy

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 CDE 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

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.

Topics include:

  • Discuss goals of care for Type 1 and Type 2 Kids with Diabetes
  • State strategies to prevent acute and chronic complications
  • Discuss importance of positive psycho-social adjustment and resources

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 CDE® Exam and for those who want more information on Women with Diabetes.

Topics include:

  • Three issues that affect women 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 mother and baby healthy

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.

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 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 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.”

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