Preparing For the CDCES Exam 2020 Free Webinar | July 2, 2020

FREE webinar, July 2, 2020, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  (PST)

Unsure about updates for the 2020 exam?

Coach Beverly offers this FREE webinar to help get you to prepare for the CDCES Exam. All her tips and tricks are meant to ease your mind and reflect the updates to the CDCES content outline.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Implications of new certification name, CDCES for our specialty
  • Exam requirement updates for 2020
  • Exam eligibility and test format
  • Strategies to succeed along with a review of study tips and test-taking tactics.
  • We will review sample test questions and the reasoning behind choosing the right answers.
  • Learn how to focus your time and prepare to take the CDCES Exam. We provide plenty of sample test questions and test-taking tips!

Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator who has passed her CDCES Exam 6 times. She is a nationally recognized diabetes expert for over 25 years.

See our Preparing for CDCES Resource Page >>


Test Taking Toolkit (220+ practice questions) 

Whether you are preparing for the updated CDCES or BC-ADM exam, this test-taking toolkit is designed to prepare you for success.

This toolkit includes two courses with over 220 practice questions to help you prepare and simulate the exam.

  • ADA Standards Test Taking Tips
  • Preparing for CDCES Practice Exam

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AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*  

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

Women & Meds Management Webinars | Ready for Viewing

Watch for FREE or purchase to earn CEs!

Perfect for those planning to take CDCES or seeking an update.

Coach Beverly is updating her Level 2 Standards of Care Intensive Courses.

The Women with Diabetes webinar is completed revised for 2020, with a focus on detecting and managing gestational diabetes and diabetes in pregnancy.

Medication Management includes important 2020 updates. We include a critical review of existing medications and instructions on how to use the ADA or AACE Algorithms as a roadmap in clinical practice.

We hope you can join us! Coach Beverly


Women & Diabetes | Ready for Viewing

1.5 CEs | $29.00 or No CEsFree

Women with diabetes are confronted with a variety of issues that require special attention, education, and understanding. This online 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.

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
  • Prevention measures to keep mother and baby healthy

View FREE recorded webinar (no CEs).


Meds Management for Type 2 | Ready for Viewing

1.5 CE | $29.00 or No CEsFree

Have you heard a novel insulin formulation was FDA approved this week? What is all the news about metformin? How do we know which diabetes medication to start or add next?

Join Coach Beverly RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM for an intensive live course that weeds out fact from fiction while detailing the latest diabetes medications and management algorithms.

During this live stream webinar, we will discuss diabetes medication benefits, considerations and critical information to share with people with diabetes and providers.

Coach Beverly will highlight the key elements of the latest Medication Guidelines by AACE and ADA. We will explore clinical factors to consider when determining the best strategy to improve glucose management in people with type 2 diabetes and discuss new medications.

Topics include:

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

Watch FREE Recorded Webinar (No CEs)


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AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*  

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

Women & Diabetes| Recorded & Ready for Viewing!

Women & Diabetes | Ready for Viewing

1.5 CEs | $29.00 or No CEsFree

Women with diabetes are confronted with a variety of issues that require special attention, education, and understanding. This online 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.

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
  • Prevention measures to keep mother and baby healthy

Webinar Join Options to view Level 2 Courses

  • Earn 1.5 CEs for $29 | This option includes the video presentation, podcast, practice test, and additional resources. To register for some or all of our Level 2 Courses, click here.
  • Join for Free (no CEs) | Coach Beverly wants to increase access and opportunities for the DiabetesEd Community to benefit from this valuable information. This option is available for those who want to join the course(s), but don’t need CEs. Click here.
  • Already purchased the course? View courses in your DiabetesEd Online University Student Center. See the FAQ information below.

FREE recorded webinar (no CEs).


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AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*  

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

Meds Management for Type 2 | Live Stream Webinar

Meds Management for Type 2 | Live Stream Webinar

June 25, 2020, at 11:30 am (PST) 
1.5 CE | $29.00 or No CEsFree

Have you heard a novel insulin formulation was FDA approved this week? What is all the news about metformin? How do we know which diabetes medication to start or add next?

Join Coach Beverly RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM for an intensive live course that weeds out fact from fiction while detailing the latest diabetes medications and management algorithms.

During this live stream webinar, we will discuss diabetes medication benefits, considerations and critical information to share with people with diabetes and providers.

Coach Beverly will highlight the key elements of the latest Medication Guidelines by AACE and ADA. We will explore clinical factors to consider when determining the best strategy to improve glucose management in people with type 2 diabetes and discuss new medications.

Topics include:

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

Webinar Join Options to view Level 2 Courses

  • Earn 1.5 CE for $29 | This option includes the video presentation, podcast, practice test, and additional resources. To register for some or all of our Level 2 Courses, click here.
  • Join for Free (no CEs) | Coach Beverly wants to increase access and opportunities for the DiabetesEd Community to benefit from this valuable information. This option is available for those who want to join the course(s), but don’t need CEs. Click here.
  • Already purchased the course? View courses in your DiabetesEd Online University Student Center. See the FAQ information below.

Register for FREE live stream webinar (no CEs).


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AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*  

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

Diabetes Intensive Webinar Series | Starts June 23

We are excited to invite you to our upcoming webinar series. Coach Beverly is offering FREE access to our Level 2 | Standards of Care Intensive Series Live Stream Webinars.

This intensive series is designed to engage students in deciphering and exploring the ADA Standards of Care from top to bottom.

Mastery of the ADA Standards content is critical to ensure certification exam success and to improve clinical outcomes.

Our first course of the Level 2 Series, Microvascular Complications – Preventing Eye Kidney and Nerve Disease, is recorded and ready for viewing. You can watch for FREE or purchase to earn CEs. See information below.

Live Stream Webinar Dates

Download Level 2 Flyer

Join Options to view Live Stream Level 2 Webinars

  • Watch for Free (no CEs): Coach Beverly wants to increase access and opportunities for the DiabetesEd Community to benefit from the valuable information offered in these courses. This option is available for those who want to join the course(s), but don’t need CEs. Click here.
  • Earn CEs | Purchase Courses – This option includes the video presentation, podcast, practice test, and additional resources. To register for some or all of our Level 2 Courses, click here.

Microvascular Complications Intensive 2020 | Ready for Viewing

DiabetesEd Services Online University Courses are an excellent way to study for your exam anytime and anywhere that is convenient. You have immediate access to your courses for 1 year after your purchase date.

This 90-minute course provides you with the need-to-know information regarding the microvascular complications of diabetes. We start with a brief overview of the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations then sum up with prevention strategies and screening guidelines.

Topics include:

  • Eye, kidney and nerve disease
  • Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for diabetes complications
  • Screening guidelines and prevention strategies.

Click here for FREE recorded webinar (no CEs).


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AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*  

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

Preparing For the CDCES Exam 2020 Free Webinar | June 2, 2020

FREE webinar, June 2, 2020 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  (PST)

Unsure about changes in 2020?

Coach Beverly offers this FREE webinar to help get you to prepare for the CDCES Exam. All her tips and tricks are meant to ease your mind and reflect the updates to the CDCES content outline.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Implications of new certification name, CDCES for our specialty
  • Exam requirement updates for 2020
  • Exam eligibility and test format
  • Strategies to succeed along with a review of study tips and test-taking tactics.
  • We will review sample test questions and the reasoning behind choosing the right answers.
  • Learn how to focus your time and prepare to take the CDCES Exam. We provide plenty of sample test questions and test-taking tips!

Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator who has passed her CDCES Exam 6 times. She is a nationally recognized diabetes expert for over 25 years.

See our Preparing for CDCES Resource Page >>


Medical Nutrition Therapy + Meal Planning
Recorded & Ready for Viewing!
$69 | 4.0 CEs 

Join Dana Armstrong, RD, CDCES, a trailblazer and thought leader, for a lively and intensive review of the latest in Medical Nutrition Therapy with immediate application to your clinical practice.

Dana combines the newest findings, her clinical experiences, plus the ADA Standards of Care into an action-packed presentation that will inform your practice while preparing for the certification exam.

Webinar Dates

Session 1 – Medical Nutrition Therapy Overview | May 27 from 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM PDT

Session 2 – Meal Planning – How to Eat by the Numbers | May 27 from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM PDT

All presentations are recorded and available for on-demand viewing.

These sessions are also included in our Virtual Conference.
Click here to enroll in the entire program.


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AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*  

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

Virtual Course with Dr. Diana Isaacs| Insulin Therapy, Pumps, & CGM + CV Risk Reduction Strategies | Earn 4.0 CEs | $69

Dr. Diana Isaacs

Join Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, BCACP, CDCES, and ADCES 2020 Diabetes Educator of the year as she reviews these important topics. As Diabetes Specialists, we are tasked with taking a leadership role in technology and cardiovascular risk reduction. Dr. Isaacs will address these topics with clinical insight and expert knowledge during these two virtual courses.

Virtual Course Webinar Dates | Earn 4.0 CEs

Session 1 | CV Risk Management with Pharmacology and Intensive Insulin Therapy on May 13, 2020, from 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM (PDT)

Session 2 | Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Insulin Pump Therapy on May 14 from 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM (PDT)

Determining basal and bolus rates plus the operation of insulin pumps and glucose sensors can seem overwhelming. Dr. Diana Isaacs will provide participants with a step-by-step approach to determine basal rates, bolus ratios, and how to problem-solve when blood glucose levels aren’t on target.  Included is a discussion on DKA recognition and an explanation of the safe use of technology in the hospital setting. She will discuss the features of available technologies, basic functions, and how to integrate these into our practice. She will review the benefits, considerations and critical information to share with clients and providers. 

In addition, Dr. Isaacs will describe the cardiovascular risk factors associated with diabetes. She will highlight how to incorporate the ADA CV Risk Reduction standards into practice with careful consideration of available pharmacologic interventions.

$69 | Earn 4 CEs

These sessions are also included in our Virtual Conference.

Objectives:

  1. Describe critical teaching content before starting insulin pump therapy
  2. Describe appropriate candidates for insulin pump therapy
  3. Discuss strategies to determine and fine-tune insulin pump basal rates.
  4. Discuss how to determine and fine-tune bolus rates including coverage for carbs and hyperglycemia.
  5. State important safety measures to prevent hyperglycemic crises.
  6. List inpatient considerations for insulin pump therapy and CGMs
  7. Discuss features of available professional and personal CGMs and insulin pumps.
  8. Describe CV risk factors associated with diabetes and future event prediction.
  9. List different pharmacologic approaches to mitigate CV events.

Speaker Bio for Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, BCACP, CDCES

We are thrilled to welcome our guest speaker, Diana Isaacs, who will be joining our Virtual and Live Courses! Click here to enroll in the entire program

Dr. Isaacs was named 2020 AADE Diabetes Educator of the Year for her educational platform promoting the use of CGM for people with diabetes and other innovations.  Dr. Isaacs was awarded the Ohio Pharmacists Association Under 40 Award in 2019. Dr. Isaacs has served in leadership roles for several pharmacies and diabetes organizations. She has numerous diabetes publications and research projects with a focus on medications, CGM, and diabetes technology.

As the CGM Program Coordinator and clinical pharmacist specialist in the Cleveland Clinic Diabetes Center, Dr. Isaacs brings a wealth of clinical knowledge combined with extensive research experience to this program.


COVID-19 & Diabetes: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know
Free Webinar | April 30th

Join us tomorrow, April 30 at 11:30 am PST

As health care professionals and Diabetes Specialists, how do we prepare people with diabetes for the possibility of a COVID-19 infection and hospitalization?

What are the best practices to care for people with diabetes and COVID-19 in the outpatient and hospital setting?


Webinar Viewing Options:

Can’t make it live? Your webinar registration means you receive a link to the recorded version within hours of airing.


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COVID-19 & Diabetes| What Health Care Professionals Need to Know – FREE Webinar

As health care professionals and Diabetes Specialists, how do we prepare people with diabetes for the possibility of a COVID-19 infection and hospitalization?

What are best practices to care for people with diabetes and COVID-19 in the outpatient and hospital setting?

Updates:

The Telehealth guidelines for providing DSMT have been updated since the streaming of this webinar.  Please see this blog, Telehealth and DSMT | Latest Updates from CMS, for updated information.

Webinar Viewing Options:


Coach Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM, has summarized key information including critical teaching points and management strategies for people with diabetes who develop a COVID-19 infection.

In addition to the webinar, we will provide attendees with useful resources to provide care and education to colleagues and community members alike.

Topics:

  1. Discuss the relationship between social determinants of health, diabetes, and COVID-19.
  2. List how people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes can prevent and prepare for a COVID-19 infection.
  3. Describe how the COVID-19 virus can cause serious illness in people with diabetes and underlying health conditions
  4. State management strategies for people with diabetes and COVID in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  5. Discuss the latest regulations regarding DSMT and Telehealth

Updates:

The Telehealth guidelines for providing DSMT have been updated since the streaming of this webinar.  Please see this blog, Telehealth and DSMT | Latest Updates from CMS, for updated information.

Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, has been Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management for over 20 years. She is an Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF, a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.

Can’t make it live? Your webinar registration means you receive a link to the recorded version within hours of airing.


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