CDE Review Course

DIABETES EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION REVIEW  January 29 – March 27, 2018   |   26.5 contact hours (nurses) | 26.5 CPEUs (dietitians) Diabetes prevalence is rapidly increasing with 1,600,000 new cases of diabetes diagnosed every year. The healthcare challenges associated with this chronic disease necessitate competent, knowledgeable healthcare professionals who provide patients with the most current treatment strategies. The Diabetes Educator Certification Review Focused CE Series gives healthcare providers the current knowledge about the diagnosis, pathology and treatment of diabetes mellitus. This continuing education series in a blended learning format will highlight the types of diabetes, discuss monitoring blood sugar levels, explain techniques for promoting safe medication use, integrate nutritional and activity treatment approaches, describe management issues for special populations, and review the qualifications for obtaining your certification to become a diabetes educator. This series will also prepare eligible diabetes educators with the essential information to take the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE)* exam. Complete the series and earn 26.5 contact hours (nurses)/26.5 CPEUs (dietitians) and a certificate of completion. *NCBDE is the administrator of the Certified Diabetes Educator program. NCBDE has not endorsed this program. There is no partnership between this program and the NCBDE. “This education program was presented as interactive classes focusing on the latest technologies, newly approved treatment options, and evidence-based practices. The knowledge I gained during classes was more than sufficient to successfully pass the CDE exam!” Georgette P., RN, MSN, CDE   BENEFITS Strengthen your chances of passing the NCBDE exam. Attend interactive discussions with diabetes educator certified experts. Gain practical application of concepts as soon as your next shift. Network with peers within the virtual classroom.   AGENDA This multi-week series consists of self-study readings, webinar courses, and a practice test specifically created to align with the current NCBDE certification exam. The content will help you prepare for the certification exam and will be available until the series ends on March 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM ET. Online Modules: All readings are available on January 29, 2018. Practice Test: Available starting January 29, 2018. Interactive Classroom: Weekly discussion questions are provided. You will also be able to network with peers and instructors, available to you throughout the series. Live Webinars: A Sweet Explanation of Diabetes Pathophysiology: Tuesday, January 30, 2018; 7-8:30 p.m. ET Monitoring and Medications: Tuesday, February 6, 2018; 7-8:15 p.m. ET Management Strategies: Tuesday, February 13, 2018; 7-8:15 p.m. ET Acute and Chronic Complications of Diabetes: Tuesday, February 20, 2018; 7-8:30 p.m. ET Teaching Strategies for Diabetes Educators: Tuesday, February 27, 2018; 7-8 p.m. ET Mental Health, Facilitating Behavior Change, Exercise and Special Populations: Tuesday, March 6, 2018; 7-8:15 p.m. ET Advocacy, Developing and Administering a Diabetes Education Program and Test-Taking Strategies: Tuesday, March 13, 2018; 7-8:30 p.m. ET If you missed any webinars, you will have a chance to review the recording until March 27, 2018. SPEAKERS Tracey Long, PhD, MS, RN, CDE, CNE, CHUC, CCRN is currently the Director of Clinical Education at HealthCare Partners and adjunct faculty at Nevada State College. She earned two degrees at Brigham Young University in nursing and Spanish. She developed Spanish programs in health education and diabetes for local hospitals in Las Vegas, Nevada. She earned her masters degree in public health education at the California College of Health Sciences. Jamie Dillinger, MSN, RN, CRNP, CDE is a nurse practitioner in a private endocrinology practice who teachers Intensive Insulin Management Seminars at Villanova University, PA and Widener University, Chester, PA. Julie Stefanski, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDE, is the registered dietitian nutritionist for Leg Up Farm, a facility for special needs children in Mt. Wolf, Pa., a reviewing editor for OnCourse Learning, an instructor in the Stabler Department of Nursing at York College of Pennsylvania, York, Pa., and public relations and social media chair for the PA Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.   ACCREDITATION In support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.   OnCourse Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Reg

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