Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Conference | April 15-17, 2021

Come join our Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Program.

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. Download Virtual Course 3-Day Schedule .

Prepare for CDCES or BC-ADM certification or earn hours for renewal.

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 has been fine-tuning this course for over fifteen years, and we know what you need.

Team of expert faculty includes:

  • Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, BCACP, CDCES – Educator of the Year, 2020
  • Coach Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM
  • Ashley LaBrier, MS, RD, CDCES, Diabetes Program Coordinator

In addition to informative lectures, we also use group activities and case studies to highlight the essential knowledge, skills, and strategies needed to succeed in diabetes education today!

Entire Program Fee: $399 | Includes over 30 CEs
Program Info: Download Virtual Course Flyer and Schedule
Dates: April 15-17 | If can’t make live version, registration fee includes access to recorded content through December 31st, 2021.
Time Zone: All webinars start and end times are in Pacific Standard Time

3 Day Virtual Program Includes:

  • Live Q & A Session with the instructor after each webinar
  • Presentations by our team of experts
  • Handouts and Resources for each session
  • Post-test questions
  • A sense of community
  • Access to recorded version posted later the same day for viewing.

View full Conference Schedule and Faculty.

Download the Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Program Flyer


DiabetesEd Specialist Course Schedule:

Day 1| April 15, 2021

8:00 – 8:15   | Welcome and Introductions | Chair Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM

8:15 – 10:15 | Diabetes Overview and Glycemic Goals | Coach Beverly Thomassian

10:30 – 12:15 | Diabetes Medications, What Diabetes Specialists Need to Know | Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, BCACP, CDCES – Educator of the Year, 2020

1:15 – 3:15 | Insulin – The Ultimate Hormone Replacement Therapy | Dr. Diana Isaacs

3:45 – 5:15 | COVID and Diabetes Update – From Hospital to Home | Coach Beverly

Day 2| April 16, 2021

8:00 – 9:30| Intensive Insulin Therapy— From Carbs to Correction to reach glucose targets | Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, BCACP, CDCES – Educator of the Year, 2020

9:45 – 11:15 | Integrating Technology, Continuous Glucose Monitoring, and Insulin Pumps into Care | Dr. Diana Isaacs

11:15 – 12:15 | CV Risk Management with a Pharmacology Focus | Dr. Diana Isaacs

1:15 – 3:15 | Critical Assessment – Fine Tuning your Diabetes Detective Skills | Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM

3:30 – 4:30 | Cancer and Diabetes Update, Solving Mysteries for Type 1 and Type 2 | Coach Beverly

4:30 – 5:15 | Becoming an Exceptional Educator | Coach Beverly

Day 3 |April 17, 2021

8:00—9: 45 | Medical Nutrition Therapy Updates and Critical Content | Ashley LaBrier, MS, RD, CDCES

10:00 – 11:30 | How to Eat by the Numbers and Meal Planning Approaches

11:30 – 12:00 | Keeping Well Through Activity and Nutrition

Team of Experts: Our team of expert faculty has been fine-tuning this course for over fifteen years and we know what you need to succeed! In addition to informative lectures, we also use group activities and case studies to highlight the essential knowledge, skills, and strategies needed to succeed in diabetes education today!

View full Conference Schedule and Faculty.


Bonus Courses worth 14 + CEs, FREE

When you register for our Virtual Course, you have immediate access to these Bonus DiabetesEd University Online Courses – for FREE!

  • Test Taking Toolkit – Over 200 sample test questions!
  • Level 2 – Assessing and Promoting Well-Being: From Population Health to a Person-Centered Approach 1.5 CEs
  • Level 2 – Hospital and Hyperglycemia 1.5 CEs
  • Level 2 – Hyperglycemic Crisis, DKA and HHS Standards 1.0 CEs
  • Level 2 – Meds Management Update for Type 2 – 1.5 CEs
  • Level 2 – Pattern Management Gone Crazy 2.65 CEs
  • Level 2 – Setting up a Successful Diabetes Program 1.5 CEs
  • Level 2 – Women and Diabetes 1.5 CEs
  • Level 2 – From Tots to Teens – Diabetes Standards 1.5 CEs
  • Level 2 – Older Adults and Diabetes 1.5 CEs
  • Mindfulness and Compassion in the Diabetes Encounter – 1.0 CE

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

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