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December 2016

Cancer & Diabetes Webinar

December 21, 2016 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us live - Wednesday, December 21, 2016Patients with cancer often experience hyperglycemia secondary to treatment, which can increase risk of infection and compromise their nutritional status. In addition, recent research has identified the link between diabetes and cancer. Join us to learn more about this unexpected link and treatment strategies for steroid induced hyperglycemia using a case study approach.  

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January 2017

Preparing for CDCES Exam – FREE Webinar

January 18, 2017 11:30 am - 12:40 pm
Live Webinar United States

This course will transform your test anxiety into calm self-confidence and test taking readiness. Topics covered include: Changes in requirements for 2017, 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. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Register now >> View all Coach Beverly's FREE webinars here

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Meds for Type 2 – 2017 Update

January 20, 2017 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us Live on Jan 20, 2017 - 11:30 – 1 p.m. PST - Earn 1.5 CE This course is an introduction to the abundance of medications available to treat type 2 diabetes.We will explore the different classes of diabetes medications including action, considerations and side effects. Case studies are used to provide real life applications.Topics include: Describe the main action of the 7 different categories of medications for type 2 diabetes Discuss strategies to determine the right medication for…

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Standards of Care 2017 Webinar

January 26, 2017 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us live on January 26, 2017 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm (PST) In this session we update listeners on the 2017 Standards including any major changes. We highlight the 14 sections of the standards and help you hone in on the areas that affect your practice most. Updates to Standards Highlights of the 14 Sections Resources  

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February 2017

2017 CDCES Exam Winter Boot Camp

February 2, 2017 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join Us Live starting Feb. 2  through March 24, 2017 - Pacific Standard Time This webinar series offers 8 interactive and engaging sessions from the comfort of your office or home computer. The handouts are available in your www.DiabetesEdUniversity.net student center. Just login, find the course, and click on the resources tab. We also provide you with other articles and information that you may want to review ahead of time. The live webinar will be posted in your student center…

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March 2017

Assessing Coping Skills – Webinar

March 31, 2017 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Based on the NEW Psychosocial Care ADA Standards published in December 2016. Based on the NEW Psychosocial Care ADA Standards published in December 2016, this course provides a framework to assess patient barriers to behavior change. Explore the psychosocial issues that may be blocking patients from adopting healthier behaviors Provide strategies for healthcare professionals to identify and overcome barriers Introduce life studies used to apply theory to real life situations  Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone entering the field…

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April 2017

Critical Assessment of the Diabetes Patient – Apr 07, 2017 at 11:30 AM PDT

April 7, 2017 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This advanced level course includes a complete assessment of the patient with diabetes or hyperglycemia. Topics include:Through case studies and real life situations, we discover often hidden causes of hyperglycemia and other complications, such as liver disease.We delve into insulin therapy for complicated patient situations and discuss management strategies for other conditions associated with hyperglycemia such as Cystic Fibrosis, Cancer and Transplants.Join us for this unique and interesting approach to detecting the hidden complications of diabetes. Intended AudienceThese courses are…

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Cancer and Diabetes

April 26, 2017 11:30 am - 12:50 pm

Patients with cancer often experience hyperglycemia secondary to treatment, which can increase risk of infection and compromise their nutritional status. In addition, recent research has identified the link between diabetes and cancer. Join us to learn more about this unexpected link and treatment strategies for steroid induced hyperglycemia using a case study approach. Topics Include: Discuss the relationship between cancer, hyperglycemia and insulin resistance. State 3 benefits of normalizing glucose levels during chemotherapy. Using a case study approach, discuss strategies…

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May 2017

Lower Extremity Assessment

May 12, 2017 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States + Google Map

Lower Extremity Assessment – Airing May 12, 2017 from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. (Pacific time)This course is included in: Level 2 - Beyond Fundamentals. Purchase thiscourse individually for $29 or the entire bundle and save 70%. People with diabetes are at increased risk of Lower Extremity Complications. This course reviews the steps involved in performing a detailed assessment of the lower extremities, including how to use a monofilament and tuning fork to detect neuropathy. We also discuss the significance of Ankle Brachial Index and strategies…

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Hyperglycemic Crisis: From DKA to HHS

May 26, 2017 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Live Webinar United States + Google Map

  Hyperglycemic Crisis: From DKA to HHS – Airing May 26, 2017 from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. (Pacific time) This course is included in: Level 2 - Beyond Fundamentals. Purchase this course individually for $19 or the entire bundle and save 70%.  This 40-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…

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June 2017

Insulin Pattern Management Gone Crazy

June 1, 2017 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States

Insulin Pattern Management Gone Crazy – Airing June 1, 2017 from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. (Pacific time)   This course is included in: Level 2 - Beyond Fundamentals. Purchase this course individually for $29 or the entire bundle and save 70%.    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…

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January 2018

Level 1 – Diabetes Fundamentals Live Webinar Series

January 4, 2018 11:30 am - January 19, 2018 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States

Level 1 - Diabetes Fundamentals Live Webinar Series January 4th - Jan. 19, 2018 All sessions are from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PST Every year Coach Beverly updates the content to reflect the new ADA standards of care. We are so committed to keeping this content fresh and relevant. We record all six sessions to reflect the standards of care revisions and new medication. For any health care professional entering the diabetes field, we recommend you start here. We…

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Level 1 – Standards of Care 2018 | Live Webinar

January 18, 2018 11:30 am - 1:15 pm

This 90-minute course is an essential review for anyone in the field of diabetes. We summarize the 2018 updates to the American Diabetes Association’s Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes and provide critical teaching points and content for health care professionals involved in diabetes care and education. The ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes is a key resource for healthcare professionals involved in diabetes care, education, and support. Topics Include: A review of changes and updates to the 2018 ADA Standards of Medical…

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February 2018

Level 3 – CDCES Exam BootCamp | Winter 2018

February 7, 2018 11:30 am - March 15, 2018 1:15 pm

Level 3 - CDCES Exam BootCamp | Winter 2018February 7th, 2018 - March 15th, 2018 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. PSTOur CDCES Exam Boot Camp Webcast Series is the next best thing to attending our live courses. This series offers participants an interactive and engaging experience. It’s like having an online coach.  In each webinar, Coach Beverly highlights the critical content of each topic area so you can focus your study time most efficiently.  She also launches multiple poll questions to helps students…

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Meds Update 2018

February 19, 2018 11:30 am

Medication Update Webcast on Feb 19, 2018 Can't attend live? No worries, once purchased, you have On Demand access a few hours after it airs. Feeling overwhelmed by all the new recently approved diabetes medications? Two bio-similiar insulins are now available and another GLP-1 RA was just approved. Plus, 2 new combo oral meds are now available. Are you wondering how to apply the new 2018 ADA and AACE Medication Management Guidelines into practice? We are here to help out!…

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FREE ADA Standards Test Taking Tips Webinar

February 26, 2018 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

FREE 2018 ADA Standards Test Taking Tips Webinar We understand the important of feeling confident in your ADA Standards of Care knowledge! We have decided to offer this webinar FREE to help you prepare for the CDCES® exam, BC-AM or clinical practice.  Join our test taking Coach Beverly Thomassian, for a live interactive complimentary webinar on February 26th, 2018. In this FREE webinar Coach Beverly will cover up to 20 questions inspired by the ADA Standards of Care.  Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH,…

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March 2018

Meds Management for Type 2 Diabetes

March 19, 2018 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States

Title: Meds Management for Type 2 - 1.5 CEs Live Webinar Update: March 19th, 2018 at 11:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. PST. You are automatically registered for the live session after purchase, although attendance is not mandatory.  This course is included in: Level 2 - Beyond Fundamentals. Purchase this course individually for $29 or the entire bundle and save 70%.  Diabetes Education Services Online University Courses are an excellent way to study for your exam anytime and anywhere that is convenient for you. You will…

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April 2018

Level 2 – Setting up a Successful Diabetes Program | Live Webinar

April 27, 2018 11:30 am - 1:15 pm

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. Topics include: The steps involved in…

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May 2018

Level 2 – Microvascular Complications, Eye, Kidney Nerve Disease | Live Webinar

May 10, 2018 11:30 am - 1:15 pm

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. This straight forward program will provide you with information you can use in your clinical setting and also provides critical content for the diabetes educator exam.          Topics include: Eye, kidney and nerve disease Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for diabetes complications Screening guidelines…

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Level 2 – Women and Diabetes | Live Webinar

May 16, 2018 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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. Topics include: Three issues that affect women with diabetes The unique attributes of pre-existing diabetes in pregnancy…

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Level 2 – Hospital and Hyperglycemia | Live Webinar

May 25, 2018 11:30 am - 1:15 pm

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…

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Level 2 – Tots to Teens | Live Webinar

May 30, 2018 11:30 am - 1:15 pm

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…

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July 2018

Hyperglycemia, Heart & Vessel Disease 1.5 CEs

July 6, 2018 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States

Title: Hyperglycemia, Heart & Vessel Disease 1.5 CEs This course is included in: Level 2 - Beyond Fundamentals. Purchase this course individually for $29 or the entire bundle and save 70%. Each individual online course includes a: 90 minute video presentation, podcast, practice test and additional resources. This live session is included in the purchase of your online courses. It is not mandatory and you will not be charged anything in addition. Just a gift from us! You can join us live, or what the…

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October 2018

Preparing for the BCADM Exam – What you need to know

October 5, 2018 11:30 am - 12:40 pm
Live Webinar United States

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 and psychosocial issues. Attaining optimal metabolic control in the diabetic…

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Mindfulness and Compassion in the Diabetes Encounter Webinar

October 19, 2018 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Live Webinar United States

Mindfulness and Compassion in the Diabetes Encounter – A Special FREE Webinar for Diabetes Educators Guest speaker: Heather Nielsen, MA, LPC, CHWC Friday, October 19, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. 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…

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November 2018

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

November 8, 2018 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Live Webinar United States

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 2018 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…

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December 2018

Meds Update – New ADA and EASD Guidelines – 1.5 CEs

December 12, 2018 11:30 am - 1:15 pm
Online

Meds Update - New ADA and EASD Guidelines Live Webinar on Dec 12, 2018 Earn 1.5 CE Are you wondering how to apply the newly released American Diabetes Association (ADA) and European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Management of Hyperglycemia Guidelines into practice?  This course is included in: Level 2 - Beyond Fundamentals. Purchase this course individually for $29 or the entire bundle and save 70%.  Join Beverly to gain insight into the increasingly complex world of diabetes medications and management. This…

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January 2019

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

January 4, 2019 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Live Webinar United States

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 2019 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…

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Getting to the Nitty Gritty | Level 1 – 1.5 CEs

January 10, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States
$29

This 90-minute course provides an overview of the impact of prediabetes and diabetes in our communities. We review the pathophysiology of hyperglycemia and the latest updates on Type 1 and Type 2, and LADA. Diagnostic criteria and risk factor screening are reviewed along with case studies to highlight teaching strategies. Topics Include: A discussion prevalence and future rates of prediabetes and diabetes Compare and contrast prediabetes, type 1, type 2 diabetes LADA Teaching strategies – keeping it patient centered Intended…

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Nutrition and Exercise | Level 1 – 1.5 CEs

January 11, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States
$29

  This 90-minute course reviews the latest national nutrition guidelines and provides strategies to translate this information to our individual patients. A discussion of weight loss and disordered eating is included.  We delve into the recent exercise recommendations and provide realistic strategies to help keep patients active and engaged. Topics Include: The essential components of nutrition and exercise therapy How lifestyle can impact blood glucose levels and quality of life. Teaching strategies for keeping it real for our patients  …

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Insulin Therapy & Pattern Management | Level 1 – 1.5 CEs

January 17, 2019 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Live Webinar United States
$29

This 90-minute course reviews effective use of insulin therapy to improve glucose control. It incorporates the new ADA insulin guidelines and standards of care. Learn how to look at glucose patterns and determine appropriate insulin adjustment strategies. Newer insulin and formulas to calculate basal bolus insulin therapy are included. Topics Include: A framework to help get patients glucose levels to target   Use basal/bolus insulin therapy to improve glucose control Discuss glucose patterns and adjustment strategies   Intended Audience:  A…

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Meds Overview for Type 2 | Level 1 – 1.5 CEs

January 18, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States
$29

This 90-minute 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. Topics include: A case study approach to medication that can be applied to real life situations Main actions of the different categories of medications for type 2 diabetes Strategies to determine the right medication for…

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Standards of Care 2019 | Level 1 – 1.5 CEs

January 24, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States
$29

Earn 1.5 CEs and get ready to lead the charge to implement best care practices for the New Year.  It's that time of year, when we get nerdy about the release of the Updated ADA Standards of Care. Coach Beverly carefully reviewed the 2019 ADA Standards with special attention to critical additions and updates.  We invite you to join our Live Webinar to gain insights on how to apply the changes to your clinical setting. Please join our "Standards of Care…

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Hypoglycemia, Sick Days, Foot Care | Level 1 – 1.5 CEs

January 25, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States
$29

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.  Topics include: Hypoglycemia - prevention, treatment and detection Blood glucose monitoring - helping patients get to their target Sick Day Management Quick and effective lower extremity assessments     Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator and…

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Preparing for the BCADM Exam – What you need to know

January 30, 2019 11:30 am - 12:40 pm
Live Webinar United States

January 30th, 2019 - 11:30 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. 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 and…

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ADA Standards Test Taking Tips Webinar

January 31, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Online
$29

Getting Ready to Take the CDCES or BC-ADM Exam? Having a thorough knowledge of the ADA Standards of Care will greatly improve your success! Join our test taking coach, Beverly Thomassian as she reviews a variety of sample test questions inspired by the American Diabetes Association Standards of Care.   We are updating this 60-minute on-demand course, where Coach Beverly will explain how to dissect the question, eliminate the wrong answers and avoid getting lured in by juicy answers.  There are no CE’s provided,…

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February 2019

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

February 1, 2019 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Live Webinar United States

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 2019 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…

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Level 3 – CDCES Boot Camp NOW | 12.0 CEs

February 6, 2019 11:30 am - March 6, 2019 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States
$269

The Level 3 Online University Bundle offers eight courses, plus a bonus course, “The Big Finish” Test Taking Boot Camp, for a total of 12.0 CEs. A value of $359 for only $269.  Group Discounts Available! Level 3 | CDCES Exam Boot Camp Winter 2019 Brochure Our CDCES Exam BootCamp webinar series is the next best thing to attending our live seminar. This series offers participants an interactive and engaging experience. It’s like having your own online coach. In each webinar, Coach Beverly highlights…

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What We Say Matters: Language that Respects the Individual and Imparts Hope | Free Webinar

February 15, 2019 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Live Webinar United States
Free

As educators, advocates, spouses, friends, and providers, our use of language can deeply affect the self-view of people living with diabetes everyday. Let’s lift people up by choosing language that is non-judgmental and person centered. Being familiar with this new approach will not only improve collaboration, it will also help with certification exam success. Topics covered include: Learn the old-fashioned diabetes phrases, words and approaches that can be left behind. Describe diabetes language that is respectful, inclusive, person-centered and imparts…

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March 2019

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

March 1, 2019 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Live Webinar United States

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 2019 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…

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April 2019

Preparing for Certification Practice Exam 2019 Webinar

April 3, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States
$29

Title: Preparing for the CDCES Exam 2019 Webinar This course is Included in: the Test Taking Toolkit. Purchase this course individually for $29 or the entire toolkit and save 15%.  Whether you are preparing for the CDCES or BC-ADM exam, this webinar will help you prepare with a 100 question practice exam. You are receiving this webinar invitation because you purchased our Test Taking Toolkit. We will cover 20 sample questions during this one hour presentation.  Can't make it live? No worries, we will automatically send…

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Level 2 – Older Adults and Diabetes 1.5 CEs Webinar

April 23, 2019 11:30 am - 1:15 pm
Online
$29

Title: Level 2 - Older Adults and Diabetes 1.5 CEs This course is included in: Level 2 - Beyond Fundamentals. Purchase this course individually for $29 or the entire bundle and save 70%.  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…

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May 2019

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

May 3, 2019 11:30 am - 1:45 pm
Live Webinar United States

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 2019 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…

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Basal Bolus Therapy in Hospital Webinar – 2.0 CEs

May 16, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Online
$29

Basal Bolus Therapy in Hospital 2.0 CEs Date: May 16th, 2019 - 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PST Glucose control in the hospital matters! This course provides participants with a step-by-step approach to safely and effectively implement Basal Bolus Insulin Therapy in the inpatient setting. We discuss appropriate insulin dosing based on the patient's clinical presentation and apply dosing strategies to a variety of case studies. Included are hard-to-manage situations that commonly occur in hospital settings and a discussion of…

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Preparing for the BCADM Exam – What you need to know

May 29, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Online

May 29th, 2019 - 11:30 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. 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 and…

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June 2019

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

June 5, 2019 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Live Webinar United States

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 2019 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…

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July 2019

Boot Camp 1 | Diabetes, Not Just Hyperglycemia Webinar

July 1, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States

Title: Diabetes - Not Just Hyperglycemia, 1.5 CEs This course is only included in: Level 3 - CDCES Boot Camp  Diabetes is complicated! This course starts with a brief introduction to the CDCES Exam content and philosophy. Then we move to discuss underpinnings of pancreas dysfunction and the different types of diabetes. Insulin resistance is addressed as well as the diagnostic criteria for the diabetes. Topics include: State the impact of diabetes in our communities Explore insulin resistance and vascular disease…

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Boot Camp 2 | ADA Standards of Care Webinar

July 3, 2019 11:30 am - July 19, 2019 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States

Title: Diabetes - Standards of Care Update, 1.5 CEs This course is only included in: Level 3 - CDCES Boot Camp  This course reviews the updates to the American Diabetes Association’s Standards of Medical Care in Diabetesand provide critical teaching points and content for Diabetes Educators. The ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes is a key resource for healthcare professionals involved in diabetes care, education, and support. Topics include: Review changes and updates to the 2018 ADA Standards of Medical Care. Identify key…

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Boot Camp 3 | Insulin Therapy – From Basal/Bolus to Pattern Management Webinar

July 8, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States

Insulin Therapy - From Basal/Bolus to Pattern Management, 1.5 CEs This course is only included in: Level 3 - CDCES Boot Camp 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. Topics include: Using basal/bolus insulin therapy to improve glucose control Glucose patterns and adjustment strategies Incorporating national guidelines into practice

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Boot Camp 4 | Insulin Intensive – Monitoring, Sick Days, Lower Extremities Webinar

July 9, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States

Insulin Intensive – Monitoring, Sick Days, Lower Extremities, 1.5 CEs This course is only included in: Level 3 - CDCES Boot Camp 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.…

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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

July 12, 2019 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Live Webinar United States

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 2019 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…

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Boot Camp 5 | Meds for Type 2 Webinar

July 15, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States

Meds for Type 2 – What you need to know, 1.5 CEs This course is only included in: Level 3 - CDCES Boot Camp 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. Topics include: Describe the main action, dosing and side effects of the…

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Boot Camp 6 | Medical Nutrition Therapy and Exercise Webinar

July 17, 2019 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Live Webinar United States

Exercise and Medical Nutrition Therapy, 1.5 CEs This course is only included in: Level 3 - CDCES Boot Camp This course reviews the latest nutrition guidelines and strategies to individualize this information based on the patient assessment. Included is a discussion on metabolic surgery, gastroparesis and disordered eating. We review the benefits of exercise and focus on the latest national guidelines for activity, strengthening and balance. Topics include: Nutrition guidelines and weight loss strategies Individualized approaches medical nutrition therapy Exercise -…

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Boot Camp 7 | Prevention and Treatment of Microvascular Complications Webinar

July 22, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States

Screening, Prevention and Treatment of Microvascular Complications, 1.5 CEs This course is only included in: Level 3 - CDCES Boot Camp This course reviews the impact of chronic hyperglycemia on eyes, kidneys, nerves and lower extremities. Included is a discussion on screening guidelines to promote early detection and treatment. We review lower extremity assessment and special foot care considerations for people with diabetes. Topics include: From the eyes to the nerves, impact of chronic hyperglycemia Screening guidelines to stop microvascular disease…

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Boot Camp 8 | Coping and Behavior Change Webinar

July 24, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States

Coping and Behavior Change, 1.5 CEs This course is only included in: Level 3 - CDCES Boot Camp This course provides the 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. Topics include: Assessing coping skills Depression, anxiety and diabetes distress Supporting behavior change…

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Boot Camp 9 | “The Big Finish” Test Taking Webinar

July 26, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar United States

Boot Camp 9 | “The Big Finish” Test Taking, no CEs This course is only included in: Level 3 - CDCES Boot Camp Are you almost to the finish line and ready to take the CDCES exam in the near future? If yes, this test taking Boot Camp is designed for you. First, you take 48 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!   …

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August 2019

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

August 2, 2019 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Live Webinar United States

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 2019 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…

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Preparing for the BCADM Exam Free Webinar – What you need to know

August 16, 2019 11:30 am - 12:40 pm
Online
FREE

August 16th, 2019 - 11:30 a.m. - 12:40 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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September 2019

Diabetes Technology Toolkit – Earn 3.0 CEs

September 11, 2019 11:30 am - September 13, 2019 1:00 pm
Online
$59
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November 2019

Getting to the Gut – FREE Webinar

November 12, 2019 11:30 am - November 14, 2019 12:45 pm

Getting to the Gut, Meet Your Microbiome - Live Webinar Update November 12th, 2019 New content and exciting research findings! Join the wonderment as we explore the role of our Microbiome. This one-hour complimentary journey will expand your view of how trillions of bacterial hitchhikers profoundly influence our health. We will discuss how foods, 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! Webinar topics:…

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February 2020

ADA Standards 2020 Test Taking Tips

February 10, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Online,

Join us February 10, 2020 @ 11:30 a.m. PST for our updated Test Taking Toolkit! In ADA Standards 2020 Test Taking Tips, we will cover up to 20 sample questions during this one-hour presentation. To have access to the entire 113 Standards of Care Questions, all you need to do is purchase the individual Course Session in our Online University Store, or get another 110 practice questions by purchasing the full Test Taking Toolkit! Join your test-taking coach, Beverly Thomassian,…

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Boot Camp Webinars Air Live!

February 11, 2020 11:30 am - March 12, 2020 1:00 pm
Online,

Join us Live in February & March for the airing of our Boot Camp course videos! Coach Beverly stays after class to answer questions. When you purchase our Boot Camp, you gain immediate access to the recorded videos and podcasts, but you also have the ability to join live at no additional cost and receive the content live from Coach Beverly. This is an invaluable opportunity to engage with the content while also having access to Coach Beverly for more…

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March 2020

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

March 10, 2020 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 2020 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 webinar…

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Preparing for Certification Exam Test Taking Tips 2020

March 30, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Online
$49

Join your test-taking coach, Beverly Thomassian, as she reviews a variety of sampling of general diabetes education and management questions updated for 2020. She will explain how to dissect the question, eliminate wrong answers and avoid getting lured in by juicy answers. There are no CE's provided, but there is a lot of great info to help you get ready for the exam.  Airs March 30, 2020 @ 11:30 a.m. PST Purchase the full Test Taking Toolkit and gain access…

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April 2020

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

April 2, 2020 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 2020 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…

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COVID-19 and Diabetes | What Health Care Professionals Need to Know

April 30, 2020 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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? Join us April 30 at 11:30 am PST 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…

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May 2020

Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Program | Earn 30+ CEs

May 13, 2020 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

In this course, the same speakers will cover the same content as outlined in the Live Seminar.  For more details, see our original 2020 Diabetes Educator Course Schedule. This virtual program includes: In this course, the same speakers will cover the same content as outlined in the Live Seminar.  For more details see our Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Conference Schedule and Faculty. 10 two-hour live webinar courses (20 CEs) + enrollment in our Bonus Bundle (14.6 + CEs) from now through December 31st, 2020. Live…

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Preparing for the BCADM Exam Free Webinar – What you need to know

May 20, 2020 11:30 am - 12:40 pm

May 20, 2020 - 11:30 a.m. - 12:40 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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June 2020

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

June 2, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

CDE’s are now called Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (CDCES). Learn more about the significance of this new name and how it impacts certification exam content. Webinar 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. Join Coach…

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Level 2 | Microvascular Complications, Eye, Kidney & Nerve Disease Standards 2020 | 1.5 CEs

June 3, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Course Content 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: Eye, kidney and nerve disease Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for diabetes complications Screening guidelines and prevention strategies. Join us June 3rd at 11:30 am PST Webinar Viewing Options: Join us Free…

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Level 2 | Women and Diabetes Standards 2020 | 1.0 CEs

June 23, 2020 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Course Content 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 Potential short term…

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Level 2 | Meds Management for Type 2 Standards 2020 | 1.5 CEs

June 25, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Course Content 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…

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July 2020

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

July 2, 2020 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 2020 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…

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Level 2 | Hospital and Hyperglycemia Standards 2020 | 1.5 CEs

July 8, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Course Content Recent research has demonstrated 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 outlines practical strategies to achieve targets in the inpatient setting.  We provide templates of subcutaneous and insulin drip order sets. Join us to learn the latest in managing hyperglycemia in the hospital. Topics include: The impact of hyperglycemia in the hospital setting The importance…

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Level 2 | Tots to Teens Diabetes Standards 2020 | 1.2 CEs

July 15, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Course Content This 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…

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Rescheduled: Technology Toolkit 2020

July 28, 2020 11:30 am - July 30, 2020 1:30 pm
Online
$59

Due to technical difficulties during the previously scheduled webinar, we rescheduled this webinar to July 28th & July 30th. The latest CDCES exam outline includes an increased focus on pumps, sensors and problem-solving. As diabetes educators and leaders in the field, we are expected to have sound understanding of currently available diabetes technologies and act as a resource of information for individuals and providers alike. Coach Beverly has designed this Technology Toolkit to help keep you abreast of the rapidly…

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August 2020

Level 2 | Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Standards 2020 | 1.5 CEs

August 5, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Course Content Have you wondered what REALLY is meant by Insulin Resistance? This course takes a close look at insulin resistance syndrome and vascular complications. We discuss the impact of vessel disease from the heart to the toes. Included is a discussion of identifying and preventing vascular disease and the goals of care. Topics include: The impact of insulin resistance and hyperglycemia on vessel disease State the complications and factors associated with vascular disease List management goals to reduce the…

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Level 2 | Setting up a Successful Diabetes Program Standards 2020 | 1.5 CEs

August 26, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Course Content This program 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. Topics include: The steps involved…

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September 2020

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

September 3, 2020 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 2020 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…

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Level 4 | Cancer and Diabetes 2020 | 1.5 CEs

September 9, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Course Content Patients with cancer often experience hyperglycemia secondary to treatment, which can increase risk of infection and compromise their nutritional status. In addition, recent research has identified the link between diabetes and cancer. Join us to learn more about this unexpected link and treatment strategies for steroid-induced hyperglycemia using a case study approach.  Topics Include: Discuss the relationship between cancer, hyperglycemia and insulin resistance. State 3 benefits of normalizing glucose levels during chemotherapy. Using a case study approach, discuss…

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October 2020

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

October 1, 2020 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: Implications of new certification name, CDCES for our specialty Exam requirement updates for 2020 Exam eligibility and test format 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 webinar…

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Best Diabetes Care For The Frail and Elderly Webinar

October 24, 2020 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Join Coach Beverly and Alan Parsa, MD in Hawaii for the Best Diabetes Care For The Frail and Elderly Webinar!  Are you interested in learning about diabetes care for the frail and elderly?  Then consider attending this all-day conference that synthesizes exciting findings and new elements that you can incorporate into your daily practice.  Through dynamic presentations and case studies, we will provide you with creative strategies to take your practice to the next level.  In addition, small group activities…

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December 2020

COVID-19 and Diabetes Update | Dec. 2

December 2, 2020 11:30 am - 1:15 pm

COVID & Diabetes Update - Navigating a Crisis Join our Live Webinar on December 2 at 11:30 am PST | Earn 1.5 CE | $19 Save your Seat - Purchase for $19 | 1.5 CEs or Join Webinar for FREE | No CEs With the surge in new COVID cases, what is the essential information health care professionals and Diabetes Specialists need to navigate this overwhelming crisis? What are the best practices to care for people with diabetes and COVID-19…

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Level 2 | Older Adults and Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs

December 23, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

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.…

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January 2021

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

January 11 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 2021 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…

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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar | January 25th

January 25 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 2021 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…

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February 2021

Level 2 – Standards of Care Course- 2 CEs

February 2 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

  It's that time of year, when we get nerdy about the release of the Updated ADA Standards of Care. Coach Beverly is carefully reviewing the ADA Standards with special attention to critical additions and updates.  Topics Included: A review of changes and updates to the 2021 ADA Standards of Medical Care Identification of key elements of the position statement Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone in the field of diabetes education seeking evidence-based information supporting lifestyle changes. Instructor: Beverly…

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Test Taking Practice Webinar with Coach Beverly

February 26 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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