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Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Conference | Ready for Viewing | 20 CEs

Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Conference | Ready for Viewing | 20 CEs

$ 299.00

Our Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Program is
Recorded & Ready for Viewing!

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.

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! 

Your registrations include access to all the Online Sessions plus Bonus Courses through December 31st, 2021.

Entire Program Fee: $300

CEs: 20 CEs

This virtual program includes:

  • Presentations by our team of experts
  • Handouts and Resources for each session
  • Post-test questions


Topics with Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, BCACP, CDCES

  • Diabetes Medications, What Diabetes Specialists Need to Know | Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, BCACP, CDCES – Educator of the Year, 2020
    • Update on the latest medication information
    • How to put ADA and AACE Algorithms into practice
    • Critical teaching points with a focus on safety
  • Insulin – The Ultimate Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Latest update on available insulins
    • How to use ADA algorithm for insulin management
    • Teaching pointers for safe and effective insulin use
  • Intensive Insulin Therapy— From Carbs to Correction to reach glucose targets
    • Formulas on determining insulin coverage for carbs and hyperglycemia
    • Using glucose results to evaluate the effectiveness
  • Integrating Technology, Continuous Glucose Monitoring, and Insulin Pumps into Care
    • Update on the latest technology, from meters to CGM with an emphasis on problem-solving.
    • Delivering insulin, from pens to pumps
    • Understanding glucose reports and determining the best action
  • CV Risk Management with a Pharmacology Focus
    • Apply the ADA guidelines to improve CV outcomes
    • Describe the preferred medication using a case study approach

Topics with Coach Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM

  • Diabetes Overview and Glycemic Goals 
    • The current state of prediabetes and diabetes in the U.S.
    • Person-Centered Care for Type 1, Type 2, LADA and GDM o Glycemic Goals Across the Lifespan
    • COVID and Diabetes Update - From Hospital to Home
      • Diabetes and COVID infection update
      • Treating COVI Diabetes – from Hospital to Home
      • Addressing steroid-induced hyperglycemia
      • Critical Assessment – Fine-Tuning your Diabetes Detective Skills
        • Keeping healthy with diabetes – from screenings to vaccines o Latest strategies to prevent and treat hypoglycemia o Talking about sex and other undiscovered diabetes complications
        • Lower extremity assessment and intervention
      • Cancer and Diabetes Update, Solving Mysteries for Type 1 and Type 2
        • Solving Glucose Mysteries, a Case Study Approach
      • Becoming an Exceptional Educator
        • 8 Strategies to be an exceptional Diabetes Specialist

      Topics with Ashley LaBrier, MS, RD, CDCES

      • Medical Nutrition Therapy Updates and Critical Content
        • Describe person-centered nutrition issues based on assessment and clinic data.
        • Explore national guidelines for medical nutrition therapy and how to individualize interventions from a person-centered perspective.
        • State how to customize nutritional approaches in people living with complications of diabetes.
      • How to Eat by the Numbers and Meal Planning Approaches
        • Describe the impact of micro and macronutrients on health.
        • List different meal planning approaches and the pros and cons of each.
        • Describe how to help people with diabetes to read labels and be thoughtful consumers.
      • Keeping Well Through Activity and Nutrition
        • Describe activity benefits, precautions, and recommendations

      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.

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