Coach Beverly’s Study Kits

Coach Beverly’s Study Kits

“Based on student feedback and 25 years of CDE® coaching experience, here is my recommended material list for CDE® Exam success!” – Coach Beverly

Preparing for the CDE® can be difficult. It’s important to know where to start and what to purchase for your study plan. We understand how important making a decision about your education is and we want to support your journey!

Students have found success with our Live Seminars but also with taking our Online Course bundles. Let us ease your worries by providing the material list we have put together according to student feedback we have received over the years. 

Coach Beverly’s Online Study Kit

Coach Beverly’s Live Seminar Kit

After passing the CDE® Exam six times and gathering feedback from hundreds of students, there are a few study tools that Coach Beverly believes are essential to prepare for this difficult yet passable exam. 


Coach Beverly’s Online Study Kit 

 


Coach Beverly’s Live Seminar Kit

 


How does each item increase success? 

The Online Course Bundle:

Coach Beverly has built this course bundle to prepare you for your CDE® Exam. Including Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 (Boot Camp), you can start studying now with 20 On Demand web courses and tests to build your diabetes education foundation and prepare for the CDE® Exam.

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.

This bundle is built on content that simulates in the CDE® exam. The majority of students that complete this bundle, go on to pass the exam. Check out our CDE® Graduate Success Stories to get inspired. 

All hours earned count toward your CDE®  Accreditation Information

Earn 35.30 CEs 

Diabetes Educator Course:

Come join us at our Level 2, Diabetes Educator Course in beautiful Carmel, CA. Earn 32 CEs with Coach Beverly this April with our three day live course. 

If you are interested in taking the CDE® 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 what you need. 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! 

This Live Seminar is built on content that simulates in the CDE® exam.  The majority of students that take the seminar, go on to pass the exam.

Check out our CDE® Graduate Success Stories.

All hours earned count toward your CDE®  Accreditation Information

Visit our 10 Steps to Succeed Page, for a comprehensive guide to building a CDE study plan, or you can print the 10 Steps to Succeed Checklist PDF version.

Earn 32 CEs 

Books & Study Tools:

This 4th Ed, published in 2017, is one of the best ways to prepare is to complete practice tests that simulate questions on the exam. The AADE Review Guide for the Certified Diabetes Educator Exam is an excellent independent study tool and comprehensive resource. With over 450+ practice questions, this guide is imperative to the study process. The guide includes:

  • 450 + multiple choice questions with rationale
  • Strategies for preparing for and taking the exam
  • 3 self-assessment tests that cover three main content sections on the CDE® Exam:

 

 

Coach Beverly believes the ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes is a key resource for healthcare professionals involved in diabetes care, education, and support. One of the most important pieces of literature to read prior to becoming a Certified Diabetes Educator and for clinical practice, the Standards of Care book is a study must!

The 150 pg booklet includes:

  • ADA’s standards for diagnosing, treating and managing diabetes across the care continuum
  • Nutrition recommendations and principles
  • Position statements on managing diabetes and its complications in various settings

 

 


 

Important Ad-on:

Coach Beverly Study Tip: A student said that one of the things that helped her most with the exam, was reading through the Case Studies in the Art and Science Book. These case studies are easily identifiable in colored boxes in each of the chapters.

AADE Art & Science Desk Reference – 4th Edition 2017 

Published by AADE, the Art & Science Desk Reference 4th Edition is the must-have resource for all diabetes educators. This Desk Reference (2017) is written by practicing Diabetes Educators for Diabetes Educators and provides the core knowledge and essential strategies and skills all educators need to facilitate behavior change in persons with diabetes. Students particularly find the case studies in the Desk Reference invaluable not only to the exam, but their clinical practice as well.

New Updates include:
  • Practical information educators can use with patients to avoid complications and comorbidities
  • Risks and benefits of CGM and the educator’s role in working with patients who use CGM
  • Updated info on incorporating the ADA, AADE, and AND joint position statement and algorithm of care into a DSME program

Major Features:

  • Revised practice levels for diabetes educators 
  • Impact of the Affordable Care Act on diabetes education/educators 
  • Applying learning theory and cognitive science to the education plan 
  • Revised ADA/AND evidence-based nutrition recommendations
  • Current ADA/EASD consensus statement and AACE algorithm for pharmacologic therapies for people with type 2 diabetes.

Boost your knowledge and keep current with all of the critical changes in the healthcare landscape.