We have updated this content based on the ADA 2021 Standards of Care.
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.
- Self-management considerations for older individuals
- Strategies to prevent complications and maintain optimal quality of life
- The role of the Diabetes Educator as advocate
Intended Audience: A great course for anyone entering the field of diabetes education or for those looking for a new perspective the current state of diabetes.
Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.
Fee: $29.00 – Click here to enroll in course.
Earn 1.5 CEs
This course is included in: Level 2 – Standards of Care Intensive. Purchase this course individually for $29 or the entire bundle and save 70%.
Enroll in our entire Level 2 – Standards of Care Intensive to join us for the below for Live Webinar Updates. All courses air at 11:30 a.m. (PST)
- December 23, 2020 – Older Adults & Diabetes – 1.5 CEs
- December 29, 2020 – Assessing Coping Skills Standards – 1.5 CEs
- December 30, 2020 – Hyperglycemic Crisis Standards – 1.0 CEs
- February 2, 2021 – 2021 Standards of Care Update – 2.0 CEs
All hours earned count toward your CDCES Accreditation Information