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December 2021

CDCES or BC-ADM – Which Certification is Right for me? | FREE Webinar

December 9 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Are you considering pursuing certification in diabetes care, but are not sure which certification is right for you and how to get started? Join Coach Beverly for this FREE Webinar on December 9th at 11:30 am PST to explore which certification best suits your professional and personal goals. Join LIVE Webinar for FREE Coach Beverly is excited to share her insights on determining the best certification choice and the pathway to success.  She will share her personal journey on achieving both…

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Level 2 | Hyperglycemic Crises, DKA & HHS Standards | 1.0 CE

December 15 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
$19

This 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. Objectives: Common causes of hyperglycemic crises. The difference and similarities between DKA and HHS and treatment strategies Causes and treatment of hyperglycemic crises. Intended Audience:  A great course for healthcare professionals in the field of diabetes education looking for a straightforward explanation…

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Test Taking Practice Webinar with Coach Beverly

December 16 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

For many of us, taking the certification exam is a nerve-wracking process. Practice taking computerized tests to prepare for exam success. During this webinar, 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.   To provide plenty of practice, Coach Beverly will sample 20 test questions that have been plucked from our Test Taking Toolkit during this live…

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Level 2 | Assessing and Promoting Well-Being: From Population Health to a Person-Centered Approach Standards | 1.5 CEs

December 21 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

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. Objectives: State strategies to assess and address…

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January 2022

Level 1 | Getting to the Nitty Gritty | 1.5 CEs

January 11, 2022 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

This course provides an overview of the impact of diabetes in our communities. We compare and contrast prediabetes, type 1, type 2 diabetes LADA and incorporate effective teaching strategies. Diagnostic criteria and risk factor screening are reviewed along with case studies to highlight key points. Objectives: Discuss factors contributing to increased prevalence Describe pathophysiological defects associated with the development of diabetes mellitus Differentiate the different types: Prediabetes, Type 1, Type 2 and GDM Discuss new language guidelines Describe the impact…

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Level 1 | Nutrition and Exercise | 1.5 CEs

January 13, 2022 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

This course reviews the latest national nutrition guidelines and provides strategies to translate this information to our individual patients. We delve into the recent exercise recommendations and provide realistic strategies to help keep patients active and engaged. Objectives: Discuss Self-management strategies Listing Nutrition Guidelines for patients Describe current MNT recommendations List 3 teachings strategies for success State ADA Exercise Guidelines highlights Discuss goals and safety precautions for diabetes and exercise Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone in the field…

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Level 1 | Insulin Therapy & Pattern Management | 1.75 CEs

January 18, 2022 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
$29

An overview of the effective use of insulin therapy to improve glucose control is discussed. Course content incorporates the new ADA insulin guidelines and Standards of Care. Content includes a review of pattern management and formulas to calculate basal-bolus insulin therapy.   Objectives: Discuss the actions of different insulins Describe pattern management as an insulin adjustment tool State how to Incorporate national guidelines into practice Using basal/bolus insulin therapy to improve glucose control from hospital to home Discuss glucose pattern…

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Level 1 | Meds Overview for Type 2 | 1.5 CEs

January 20, 2022 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

This course is an introduction to the abundance of medications available to treat type 2 diabetes. We explore the different classes of diabetes medications including action, considerations, and side effects. Case studies help students with problem-solving and immediate application of this complex topic. Objectives: Describe the main action of the different categories of type 2 diabetes medications Discuss strategies to determine the right medication for the right patient List the side effects and clinical considerations of each category of medication…

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Level 1 | Goals of Care | 1.5 CEs

January 25, 2022 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

This course is an essential review for anyone in the field of diabetes. We highlight the goals of care the American Diabetes Association’s Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes and provide critical teaching points and updates for health care professionals involved in diabetes care and education. Objectives: State 3 determinants of health and how they can impact diabetes self-care. List steps to address prediabetes Describe goals of care for glucose, heart disease, pediatrics, and older adult Discuss standards and goals for lower extremity care Intended…

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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

January 26, 2022 11:30 am - 12:45 pm

Join us to get ready to succeed a the CDCES Exam. This course will transform your test anxiety into calm self-confidence and test taking readiness.Topics covered include: Changes in requirements for 2022 Exam eligibility and test format Strategies to succeed Review of study tips and test taking tactics. We will review sample test questions, and the reasoning behind choosing the right answers. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Intended Audience: This FREE…

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Level 1 | Hypoglycemia, Monitoring, Sick Days, Overcoming Barriers | 1.5 CEs

January 27, 2022 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

This course discusses causes and strategies to prevent hypoglycemia are discussed. Includes a review of blood glucose monitoring considerations and teaching topics, with a focus on sick day management. Strategies on providing a quick and effective foot and lower extremity assessment are also discussed. Objectives: Discuss risk and prevention of hypoglycemia Strategies to get the most out of blood glucose monitoring and technology Review sick day management, from hospital to home Describe behavior change roadblocks and workarounds Intended Audience:  A…

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February 2022

Level 2 | ADA Standards of Care | 2.0 CEs

February 3, 2022 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
$29

    This course, updated annually, is an essential review for anyone in the field of diabetes. Join Coach Beverly as she summarizes the 2022 updates to the American Diabetes Association’s Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes and provides critical teaching points and content for health care professionals involved in diabetes care and education. Objectives: A review of changes and updates to the 2022 ADA Standards of Medical Care Identification of key elements of the position statement Discussion of how diabetes educators can apply…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | Diabetes – Not Just Hyperglycemia | 1.75 CEs

February 8, 2022 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Diabetes is complicated! This course starts with a brief introduction to the CDCES Exam content and philosophy. Then we move to discuss the underpinnings of pancreas dysfunction and the different types of diabetes. Insulin resistance is addressed as well as the diagnostic criteria for diabetes. Objectives: Discuss the epidemiology of diabetes Differentiate between the different types of diabetes; includingType1, Type 2, LADA, GDM and other causes. Describe the natural history of diabetes and diagnostic criteria Address the relevance of insulin…

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Preparing for the BC-ADM Exam Free Webinar – What you need to know

February 9, 2022 11:30 am - 12:45 pm

Feb 9, 2022 |  11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. PST Preparing for the BC-ADM Exam - What you need to know Join us for this live webinar  Becoming BC-ADM is a great achievement for diabetes educators with an advanced degree in their field and a professional license as an advanced practice nurse, registered dietitian, or registered pharmacist. The scope of advanced diabetes practice includes patient management skills such as medication adjustment, medical nutrition therapy, exercise planning, counseling for behavior management…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | Standards of Care & Cardiovascular Goals | 1.5 CEs

February 10, 2022 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Diabetes is complicated! This course starts with a brief introduction to the CDCES Exam content and philosophy. Then we move to discuss the underpinnings of pancreas dysfunction and the different types of diabetes. Insulin resistance is addressed as well as the diagnostic criteria for diabetes. Objectives: Discuss the epidemiology of diabetes Differentiate between the different types of diabetes; includingType1, Type 2, LADA, GDM and other causes. Describe the natural history of diabetes and diagnostic criteria Address the relevance of insulin…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | Insulin Therapy – From Basal/Bolus to Pattern Management | 1.5 CEs

February 15, 2022 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This course reviews the effective use of insulin therapy to improve glucose control. Learn how to look at glucose patterns and determine appropriate insulin adjustment strategies. Also included are formulas to calculate therapy based on national guidelines. Objectives: Discuss the actions of different insulins Describe pattern management as an insulin adjustment tool State how to calculate insulin needs and determine basal-bolus insulin dosing List teaching tools for insulin administration Intended Audience:  This library of critical information is designed for individuals…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | Insulin Intensive – Monitoring, Sick Days, Lower Extremities | 1.5 CEs

February 17, 2022 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The purpose of this course is to spend focused time reviewing insulin pattern management, dosing strategies, basal-bolus, and carb counting calculations. We explore the ins and outs of monitoring, sick day management, and provide a brief review of hypoglycemia and Hospitalization. This course content will boost your knowledge and confidence in recommending insulin adjustments to patients and providers. Objectives: Determine appropriate insulin dosing Calculate insulin sensitivity and carb to insulin ratios Consider individual characteristics when determining insulin dosing Discuss management…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | Meds for Type 2 – What you need to know | 1.5 CEs

February 22, 2022 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This course highlights the array of oral and injectable medications to treat hyperglycemia for people with type 2 diabetes. We explore clinical issues to consider when determining the best strategy to improve glucose control. We discuss cost, side effects, complexity, and other factors into consideration. We also discuss how to integrate the ADA and AACE algorithms into practice. Objectives: Describe the main action of the different categories of type 2 diabetes medication List the side effects and clinical considerations of…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | (Exercise and) Medical Nutrition Therapy | 1.5 CEs

February 24, 2022 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This course reviews the latest nutrition guidelines and strategies to individualize this information based on assessment. Included is a discussion on weight-loss approaches, metabolic surgery, gastroparesis, and disordered eating. Objectives: Discuss national guidelines for Medical Nutrition Therapy State different meal planning approaches Describe gastrointestinal issues associated with diabetes Discuss approaches to discussing and supporting weight loss Intended Audience:  This library of critical information is designed for individuals or groups of diabetes specialists, including RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists,…

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March 2022

Level 3 – Boot Camp | Microvascular Complications and Exercise – Focus on Prevention | 1.5 CEs

March 1, 2022 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

We review the benefits of exercise and focus on the latest national guidelines for activity, strengthening, and balance. We summarize the impact of chronic hyperglycemia on the eyes, kidneys, nerves, and lower extremities. Included is a discussion on screening guidelines to promote early detection and treatment. We also review the benefits of exercise and focus on the latest national guidelines for activity, strengthening, and balance. Objectives: Identify most common microvascular complications Describe modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for diabetes complications…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | Coping and Behavior Change | 1.5 CEs

March 3, 2022 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This course provides a framework to assess patient barriers and support behavior change. We explore psychosocial issues that may be blocking patients from adopting healthier behaviors and provides strategies to identify and overcome these barriers.  We conclude with a review of the major learning theories with a focus on empowerment. Objectives: Discuss the chronic care model Describe coping and patient assessment List psychosocial, emotional, and life barriers to diabetes self-care Discuss strategies to assist patients with individualized coping skills Describe…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | Test-Taking Coach Session (48 Questions)

March 8, 2022 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Are you almost to the finish line and ready to take the CDCES or BC-ADM exam in the near future? If yes, this test-taking Diabetes Educator Online Boot Camp is designed for you. First, you take 78 sample questions online. Then you join Coach Beverly for an hour-long webinar to learn how to work through the test questions and get to the right answer! Coach Beverly will go through as many questions as is possible in a one-hour session. She helps you avoid…

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November 2022

Getting to the Gut (& Skin) – FREE Webinar

November 9, 2022 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Online
$19

Join the wonderment as we explore the role of our Microbiome. This sixty minute complimentary journey will expand your view of how trillions of bacterial hitchhikers profoundly influence our health. We will discuss how foods, bathing, the environment and our medical practices have impacted our gut bacteria over time and strategies we can take to protect these old friends. Join us! New content and exciting research findings! Join the wonderment as we explore the role of our Microbiome. 2022 Webinar Topics…

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