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October 2020

Boot Camp 6 | Diabetes – Exercise and Preventing Microvascular Complications

October 21, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Course Content When you join our DiabetesEd Certification Boot Camp, it’s like having your own online coaching staff. In each webinar, either Coach Beverly, Dr. Isaacs, or Ms. Armstrong, highlight the critical content of each topic area, so you can focus your study time most efficiently. They also launch multiple poll questions to help participants focus on key concepts and assess their knowledge while learning the best test-taking strategies. Each of these courses include an ample amount of test questions…

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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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Boot Camp 7 | Diabetes – Coping & Behavior Change

October 28, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Course Content When you join our DiabetesEd Certification Boot Camp, it’s like having your own online coaching staff. In each webinar, either Coach Beverly, Dr. Isaacs, or Ms. Armstrong, highlight the critical content of each topic area, so you can focus your study time most efficiently. They also launch multiple poll questions to help participants focus on key concepts and assess their knowledge while learning the best test-taking strategies. Each of these courses include an ample amount of test questions…

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November 2020

Boot Camp 8 | Diabetes – “The Big Finish” Test Taking Boot Camp

November 4, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Course Content When you join our DiabetesEd Certification Boot Camp, it’s like having your own online coaching staff. In each webinar, either Coach Beverly, Dr. Isaacs, or Ms. Armstrong, highlight the critical content of each topic area, so you can focus your study time most efficiently. They also launch multiple poll questions to help participants focus on key concepts and assess their knowledge while learning the best test-taking strategies. Each of these courses include an ample amount of test questions…

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Virtual World Diabetes Day | 4 CEs

November 12, 2020 12:30 pm - 4:45 pm

To register: Click here or visit www.upstateahec.org, click on the CE Tab > Live Courses > November For registration issues, please call 864.349.1160 Registration Deadline: November 6, 2020 Click here to download flyer. This program will be broadcasted through GoToWebinar. A link and directions will be sent to registered participants 1-2 prior to the program. Please make sure your email address and phone number are correctly listed on your profile in the Upstate AHEC registration system. This will ensure your…

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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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Level 2 | Assessing Coping Skills Standards | 1.5 CEs

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

We are updating this course to reflect the 2021 ADA Standards of Care.  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…

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Level 2 | Hyperglycemic Crisis Standards | 1.0 CEs

December 30, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$19

This course discusses common causes of hyperglycemia and strategies to get blood glucose levels to goal. Topics include hyperglycemia secondary to medications and insulin deprivation. The difference and similarities between Diabetes Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Syndrome are also covered. Treatment strategies for all situations are included. Topics include: Common causes of hyperglycemic crises. The difference and similarities between DKA and HHS and treatment strategies Causes and treatment of hyperglycemic crises. Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone entering the field of…

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January 2021

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

January 11, 2021 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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Level 1 – Getting to the Nitty Gritty – 1.5 CEs

January 12, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This 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 Audience:  A great…

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Level 1 – Nutrition and Exercise 1.5 CEs

January 14, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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. 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 Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone in the field of diabetes education seeking evidence-based…

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Level 1 – Insulin Therapy & Pattern Management 1.5 CEs

January 19, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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 great course for anyone in the field of diabetes education seeking evidence-based information supporting lifestyle changes. Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator and…

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Level 1 – Meds Overview for Type 2 – 1.5 CEs

January 21, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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 the right patient Listing of…

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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar | January 25th

January 25, 2021 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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Level 1 – Goals of Care – 1.5 CEs

January 26, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This course reviews the goals of care for the new year. Topics Include: A review of changes and updates to the 2021 ADA Standards of Medical Care Identifying goals of care to improve care and outcomes   Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone in the field of diabetes education seeking evidence-based information supporting lifestyle changes. Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert. Earn 1.5 CEs  Fee: $29.00 - Click here to…

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

January 28, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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 Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone in the field of diabetes…

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February 2021

Level 2 – Standards of Care Course- 2 CEs

February 2, 2021 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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Boot Camp – Diabetes – Not Just Hyperglycemia – 1.75 CE

February 9, 2021 11:30 am - 1:15 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. Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone in the field of diabetes education seeking evidence-based information supporting lifestyle changes. Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert. This…

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

February 10, 2021 11:30 am - 12:40 pm

Feb 10, 2021 |  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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Boot Camp – Meds for Type 2 – 1.5 CEs

February 11, 2021 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 Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone in the field of diabetes education seeking evidence-based information supporting lifestyle changes. Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH,…

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Boot Camp – Glucose and Cardiovascular Goals and Interventions – 1.5 CEs

February 16, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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 2020 ADA Standards with special attention to critical additions and updates.  Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone in the field of diabetes education seeking evidence-based information supporting lifestyle changes. Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator and a…

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

February 18, 2021 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. Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone in the field of diabetes education seeking evidence-based information supporting lifestyle changes. Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert. This course is part of our Level 3 -…

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Boot Camp – Insulin Intensive – Monitoring, Sick Days, Lower Extremities -1.5 CEs

February 23, 2021 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. Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone in the field of diabetes education seeking evidence-based information supporting lifestyle changes. Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH,…

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Boot Camp – Exercise & Medical Nutrition Therapy – 1.5 CE

February 25, 2021 10:30 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 metabolic surgery, gastroparesis, and disordered eating. We review the benefits of exercise and focus on the latest national guidelines for activity, strengthening, and balance. Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone in the field of diabetes education seeking evidence-based information supporting lifestyle changes. Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert. This…

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March 2021

Boot Camp- Screening, Prevention, and Treatment of Microvascular Complications – 1.5 CEs

March 2, 2021 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 eyes, kidneys, nerves, and lower extremities. Included is a discussion on screening guidelines to promote early detection and treatment. Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone in the field of diabetes education seeking evidence-based information supporting lifestyle changes. Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert. This…

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Boot Camp – Coping and Behavior Change – 1.5 CEs

March 4, 2021 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. Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone in the field of diabetes education seeking evidence-based information supporting lifestyle changes. Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator and a…

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Boot Camp – Bonus course: “The Big Finish” Test Taking Boot Camp

March 9, 2021 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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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar | March 11th

March 11, 2021 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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April 2021

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar | April 1st

April 1, 2021 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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Preparing for the BC-ADM Exam Free Webinar – What you need to know

April 8, 2021 11:30 am - 12:45 pm

April 8, 2021 |  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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Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Conference | April 15-17, 2021 | 30+ CEs

April 15, 2021 8:00 am - April 17, 2021 4:30 pm
$399

Whether you are new to diabetes or a seasoned expert, you’ll benefit from this virtual conference with the latest research plus critical content that you can immediately apply to your clinical practice. What is the Diabetes Educator Course?  If you are interested in taking the CDCES or BC-ADM exam or are seeking a state of the art review of current diabetes care, this course is for you. Our team of expert faculty has been fine-tuning this course for over fifteen years, and we know…

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Level 2 | Lower Extremity Assessment Standards | 1.5 CEs

April 21, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Join us live on April 21st from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our Level 2 | Lower Extremity Assessment Standards Webinar Update for1.5 CEs | $29 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 have immediate access to your courses for 1 year after your purchase date. Each individual online course includes a: 90-minute video presentation, podcast, practice test, and additional resources.…

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Level 2 – Critical Assessment – Fine-Tuning your Diabetes Detective Skills – 2.0 CEs

April 28, 2021 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
$29

Join us live on April 28th from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm for our Level 2 - Critical Assessment – Fine-Tuning your Diabetes Detective Skills - 2.0 CEs. 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 have immediate access to your courses for 1 year after your purchase date. Each individual online course includes a: 90-minute video presentation, podcast, practice test, and additional…

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Level 2 | Meds Management for Type 2 Standards | 1.25 CEs

April 29, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Join us live on April 29th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our Level 2 | Meds Management for Type 2 Standards | 1.25 CEs 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…

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May 2021

Level 4 – Basal Bolus Therapy in Hospital 1.5 CEs

May 6, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Join us live on May 6th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our Level 4 - Basal Bolus Therapy in Hospital 1.5 CEs 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…

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Level 4 | Solving Glucose Mysteries for Type 1 | 1.0 CE | New Course!

May 13, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Join us live on May 13th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our brand new course Level 4 - Solving Glucose Mysteries for Type 1 Why do the blood sugars keep dropping after meals? Is the basal insulin set correctly? What adjustments are needed for exercise? During this 60 -90 minute webinar Coach, Beverly addresses each of these glucose mysteries and more, using a person-centered approach.  She describes a stepwise approach to evaluate glucose patterns and correct common issues encountered…

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

May 18, 2021 11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Join us live on May 18th from 11:30 am to 12:15 pm for our Free Webinar: What We Say Matters: Language that Respects the Individual and Imparts Hope What we say matters As educators, advocates, spouses, friends, and providers, our use of language can deeply affect the self-view of people living with diabetes every day. Intentional communication is a powerful tool that can uncover trauma, identify barriers, and move both the provider and person with diabetes toward a greater understanding…

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Level 4 | Solving Glucose Mysteries for Type 2 | 1.0 CE | New Course!

May 19, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Join us live on May 19th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our brand new course Level 4 – Solving Glucose Mysteries for Type 2 Why are glucose levels elevated in the morning? When should insulin be started?  What is the next step to get A1c to target? During this 60-minute course Coach Beverly addresses each of these glucose mysteries and more, using a person-centered approach.  She describes a stepwise approach to evaluate glucose patterns and correct common issues…

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Level 4 | Insulin Calculation Workshop – From Pumps & Beyond | 1.5 CEs | New Course!

May 27, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Join us live on May 27th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our brand new course Level 4 -Insulin Calculation Workshop – From Pumps & Beyond Why do the blood sugars keep dropping after meals? Is the basal insulin set correctly? What adjustments are needed for exercise? Determining basal and bolus rates for multiple daily injections or insulin pumps can seem overwhelming.  This 90-minute course provides participants with a step-by-step approach to determine basal rates, bolus ratios and how…

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June 2021

Level 4 | Type 2 Diabetes Intensive | 2 CEs

June 3, 2021 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
$29

Join us live on June 3rd from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm for our brand new course Level 4 –  Type 2 Intensive This course provides a detailed overview of the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes, prevention strategies, and cardiovascular risk reduction. In addition, we highlight type 2 treatment approaches including nutrition, activity, oral and injectables medications plus screening and treatment guidelines for micro and macrovascular disease. Through case studies and discussion, we highlight strategies to focus on a person-centered…

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Level 4 | Cancer & Diabetes | 1.25 CEs

June 10, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Join us live on June 10th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our Level 4 - Cancer & Diabetes webinar People 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. Objectives: Discuss the relationship between cancer, hyperglycemia…

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July 2021

Diabetes in the 21st Century Webinar | 7.5 CEs

July 1, 2021 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

This webinar "Diabetes in the 21st Century" is hosted by the Registered Nurses Professional Association and taught by Coach Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES. Click here to register. This exciting course is intended to provide you with helpful tools in managing people living with diabetes. Diabetes care will be presented through a dynamic presentation with case studies and strategies to succeed in today’s fast-paced world. This course will also include updates on the latest advances in diabetes care and critical elements…

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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar | July 8th

July 8, 2021 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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Level 2 | From Tots to Teens Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs

July 14, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Join us live on July 14th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our Level 2 | From Tots to Teens Standards | 1.5 CEs 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…

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

July 15, 2021 11:30 am - 12:45 pm

July 15, 2021 |  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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Level 2 | Pregnancy and Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs

July 21, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Join us live on July 21st from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our Level 2 | Pregnancy and Diabetes Standards 2021 | 1.5 CEs People living with diabetes who are pregnant 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…

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Level 2 | Hospitals and Hyperglycemia Standards | 1.5 CEs

July 29, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Join us live on July 29th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our Level 2 | Hospitals & Hyperglycemia Standards | 1.5 CEs 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 outlines practical strategies to achieve targets in the inpatient setting.  We incorporate the latest ADA Standards and provide links to resources and inpatient…

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August 2021

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar | August 5th

August 5, 2021 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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Level 2 | Setting up a Successful DSME Program Standards | 1.5 CEs

August 26, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Join us live on August 26th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our Level 2 | Setting Up a Successful DSME Program Standards | 1.5 CEs This 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…

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

August 31, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Join us live on August 31st from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our Level 2 | Microvascular Complications, Eye Kidney, & Nerve Disease Standards | 1.5 CEs This 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…

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September 2021

Level 2 | Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs

September 2, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Join us live on September 2nd from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our Level 2 | Cardiovascular Disease & Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs 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 a comprehensive review of the latest ADA Standards of Care for heart disease. Topics include: The impact of…

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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar | Sept 15th

September 15, 2021 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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October 2021

Keynote: The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health with Coach Beverly at ADCES 13th Annual Diabetes Virtual Conference

October 1, 2021 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Coach Beverly will be joining ADCES for their 13th Annual Diabetes Virtual Conference with a webinar on The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health The conference is from September 30th to October 2nd with Beverly's talk on October 1st. View Flyer. The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health: A Personal Story of Resilience and Hope with Coach Beverly Adverse childhood experiences (ACE) are associated with an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer and a variety of other…

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DiabetesEd Specialist Virtual Conference – October 6th to 8th, 2021

October 6, 2021 8:00 am - October 8, 2021 3:00 pm

Whether you are new to diabetes or a seasoned expert, you’ll benefit from this virtual conference with the latest research plus critical content that you can immediately apply to your clinical practice. If you are seeking a state-of-the-art review of current diabetes care, this course is for you. Our team has been fine-tuning this course for over fifteen years, and we know what you need. This program can also be a great addition to your CDCES or BC-ADM exam study…

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The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health

October 27, 2021 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Coach Beverly invites you to join our special webinar: Join us live on October 27th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our Level 4 | The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health | 1.0 CE The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health: A Personal Story of Resilience and Hope with Coach Beverly Adverse childhood experiences (ACE) are associated with an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer and a variety of other health consequences for adults. This…

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November 2021

Diabetes in the 21st Century

November 11, 2021 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
$50

Coach Beverly & Meritus Health invites you to join our special webinar: Join us live on November 11th from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm for our Virtual Conference: Diabetes in the 21st Century | 6.5 CEs This conference offers comprehensive presentations on care of a person with diabetes examining a variety of evidence-based topics to aid in the care of a person with diabetes. Click here to download the program flyer. Location: Virtual Fees: No charge for Meritus Health Employees.…

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December 2021

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

December 9, 2021 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, 2021 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, 2021 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, 2021 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 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 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 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 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 & Lower Extremity Assessment | 1.5 CEs

January 25 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. Strategies on providing a quick and effective foot and lower extremity assessment are also discussed. 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,…

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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

January 26 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

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, Sick Days, & Monitoring | 1.5 CEs

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

Causes and strategies to prevent and treat hypoglycemia are discussed. Includes a review of blood glucose monitoring considerations and teaching topics, with a focus on sick day management. 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 great course for anyone in the field of diabetes educators who are seeking strategies to improve outcomes and…

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February 2022

Level 2 | ADA Standards of Care | 2.0 CEs

February 3 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 this…

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

February 8 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 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

March 9 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

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 2 | Setting up a Successful DSME Program Standards | 1.5 CEs

March 17 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

This course provides you with a succinct overview of the latest standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) and Support Programs. If you are taking certification exams or considering setting up a DSME program, this program is designed for you. We highlight the newly revised and simplified 2022 Standards and provide strategies on program implementation. In addition, we discuss Medicare Reimbursement and covered benefits. This course provides insights into the exam philosophy and also highlights critical content areas. Objectives: Describe DSME…

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Level 2 | Lower Extremity Assessment Standards | 1.5 CEs

March 22 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

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 to prevent lower extremity complications. Objectives: Describe the risk factors for lower extremity complications Discuss prevention strategies Demonstrate steps involved in a lower extremity assessment Intended Audience:  A great course for…

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

March 24 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

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 other co-conditions. There will be a special focus on cardiovascular risk reduction and renal protection. Objectives: Describe the role of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists in stopping clinical inertia Discuss using the latest ADA and AACE Guidelines to determine the best…

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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

March 31 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

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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April 2022

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

April 7 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

April 7, 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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Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Conference Deluxe | 30+ CEs | April 13-15, 2022

April 13 8:00 am - April 15 12:00 pm
$399 – $499

Whether you are new to diabetes or a seasoned expert, you’ll benefit from this virtual conference with the latest research plus critical content that you can immediately apply to your clinical practice. If you are seeking a state-of-the-art review of current diabetes care, this course is for you. Our team has been fine-tuning this course for over fifteen years, and we know what you need. This program can also be a great addition to your CDCES or BC-ADM exam study…

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

April 26 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

This 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.         Objectives: Eye, kidney and nerve disease Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for diabetes complications Screening guidelines and prevention strategies. Intended…

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Level 2 | Critical Assessment – Fine-Tuning your Diabetes Detective Skills Standards | 2.0 CEs

April 28 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
$29

This course integrates the ADA Standard of Care on elements of a comprehensive medical assessment (Standard 4) of the individual living with prediabetes, diabetes, or hyperglycemia. Through case studies and real-life situations, we discover often hidden causes of hyperglycemia and other complications, such as liver disease, sleep apnea, pancreatitis, autoimmune diseases, fractures, and more. We delve into therapy for complicated situations and discuss management strategies for other conditions associated with hyperglycemia such as Cystic Fibrosis, and Transplants. Join us for…

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May 2022

Level 2 | Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs

May 10 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

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 a comprehensive review of the latest ADA Standards of Care for heart disease. Objectives: 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 risk of vascular disease…

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Level 2 | Older Adults and Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs

May 12 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

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. Objectives: Self-management considerations for older individuals Strategies to prevent complications and maintain optimal…

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Level 2 | From Tots to Teens Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs

May 17 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

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 and child…

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Level 2 | Pregnancy and Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs

May 19 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Pregnancy with diabetes is 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 people who are pregnant and live with Diabetes. Objectives: Three issues that affect pregnancy with diabetes The unique attributes…

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Level 2 | Hospitals and Hyperglycemia Standards | 1.5 CEs

May 26 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

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 outlines practical strategies to achieve targets in the inpatient setting.  We incorporate the latest ADA Standards and provide links to resources and inpatient management templates. Objectives: The impact of hyperglycemia in the hospital setting The importance of inpatient glucose control Three strategies to get glucose to goal…

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June 2022

Test Taking Practice Exam Toolkit | Webinar + 220 Sample Practice Test Questions

June 30 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

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 webinar. She will explain how to dissect the question, eliminate wrong answers and avoid getting lured in by juicy answers. Can’t make…

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July 2022

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

July 12 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

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

July 14 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

July 14, 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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3 Steps to Save Feet; Assess, Screen, and Report – FREE Webinar Short

July 19 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
FREE

Welcome! All health care professionals are invited to join us to learn strategies to protect lower extremities during this FREE Webinar! In this webinar, Coach Beverly will walk participants through the 3 Step Process to Save Feet; Assess, Screen and Report. She will provide simple and clear instructions on how to assess and inspect feet, along with risk assessment and action steps. We will share free teaching tools, strategies, and documentation forms adapted from the Lower Extremity Prevention Program (LEAP)…

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August 2022

Level 4 | Solving Glucose Mysteries for Type 1 | 1.5 CEs

August 9 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Why do the blood sugars keep dropping after meals? Is the basal insulin set correctly? What adjustments are needed for exercise? During this webinar Coach, Beverly addresses each of these glucose mysteries and more, using a person-centered approach.  She describes a stepwise approach to evaluate glucose patterns and correct common issues encountered by people living with type 1 diabetes. By attending this webinar, you will gain confidence in evaluating glucose patterns and making recommendations for improvement.  Objectives Describe common glucose…

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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

August 10 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

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 4 | Solving Glucose Mysteries for Type 2 | 1.5 CEs

August 11 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Why are glucose levels elevated in the morning? When should insulin be started?  What is the next step to get A1c to target? During this course Coach Beverly addresses each of these glucose mysteries and more, using a person-centered approach.  She describes a stepwise approach to evaluate glucose patterns and correct common issues encountered by people living with type 2 diabetes. By attending this webinar, you will gain confidence in evaluating glucose patterns and making recommendations for improvement. Objectives Describe…

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