Level 2 | Older Adults and Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs
Title: Level 2 | Older Adults and Diabetes Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs
This course is included in: Level 2 - Standards of Care. Purchase this course individually for $29 or the entire bundle and save 70%.
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.
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.
- Self-management considerations for older individuals
- Strategies to prevent complications and maintain optimal quality of life
- The role of the Diabetes Educator as advocate
Intended Audience: An important course for health care professionals seeking to gain understanding of the special issues and goals for older adults.
Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.
Course Level: 2 (included in Level 2 - Standards of Care)
All hours earned count toward your CDCES Accreditation Information
Earn 1.5 CEs
Video presentation and podcast available now On Demand.
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.