DiabetesEd Specialist Boot Camp | Level 3 Online - 12 CEs
Boot Camp Series includes changes incorporating the updated CDCES content outline.
A value of $388 for only $269. Group Discounts Available!
With your purchase of our Diabetes Specialist Online Boot Camp, you have instant access to the 9 On-Demand courses via the Online University, PLUS we have automatically enrolled you in all live webinar updates scheduled for 2020. You have access to your courses for 1 year after your purchase date.
It’s like having your own 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 focus on key concepts and assess their knowledge while learning the best test-taking strategies.
We know your time is limited. Coach Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM helps you drill through the vast content with our intensive series of nine 1.5 hour sessions while keeping it focused and fun! You will finish this series more confident and ready to succeed at the CDCES or BC-ADM exam.
Our Online University Courses are an excellent way to study for your exam anytime and anywhere that is convenient for you.
Each individual online course includes a: 90-minute video presentation, podcast, practice test, and additional resources.
2020 Boot Camp Update Schedule:
- Diabetes – Not Just Hyperglycemia – 1.5 CEs: Recorded
- ADA Standards of Care – 1.5 CEs: Recorded
- Insulin Therapy – From Basal/Bolus to Pattern Management – 1.5 CEs: Recorded
- Insulin Intensive – Monitoring, Sick Days, Lower Extremities – 1.5 CEs: Recorded
- Meds for Type 2 – 1.5 CEs: Recorded
- Medical Nutrition Therapy and Exercise – 1.5 CEs: Recorded
- Screening, Prevention, and Treatment of Microvascular Complications – 1.5 CEs: March 5, 2020
- Coping & Behavior Change – 1.5 CEs: March 9, 2020
- “The Big Finish” Test Taking Boot Camp: March 12, 2020
Topics Included in Diabetes Specialist Online Boot Camp:
Diabetes - Not Just Hyperglycemia, 1.5 CEs
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 diabetes.
Standards of Care, 1.5 CEs
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 2020 ADA Standards with special attention to critical additions and updates.
Insulin Therapy - From Basal/Bolus to Pattern Management, 1.5 CEs
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.
Insulin Intensive - Monitoring, Sick Days, Lower Extremities, 1.5 CEs
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.
Meds for Type 2, 1.5 CEs
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.
Exercise and Medical Nutrition Therapy and Exercise, 1.5 CEs
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.
Screening, Prevention, and Treatment of Microvascular Complications, 1.5 CEs
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.
Coping and Behavior Change, 1.5 CEs
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.
“The Big Finish” Test Taking Boot Camp - Bonus course!
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.