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Diabetes is approaching epidemic proportions, and the way we manage it has undergone sweeping changes. Are you up to date?

Whether you’re educating a newly diagnosed patient who’s completely overwhelmed… or dealing with a difficult patient who refuses to follow a care plan…

It’s critical you know the latest diabetes treatment options so you can give your patients the best possible outcomes.

Instead of hours searching through medical journals… this online video training gives you ALL the updates in one place:
  • New ADA standards
  • New ADCES7 Self-Care Behaviors™ framework (formerly AADE7)
  • The latest diabetes treatments (both pharmacological and non-pharmacological)
  • The newest technology-based monitoring options
PLUS, unlike other courses that simply focus on updates and pathophysiology, this course also gives you:
  • Proven strategies for motivating the most difficult patients!
  • A handy diabetes medication reference guide with clinician notes!
  • An easy-to-follow diabetes management schedule!
  • Hassle-free meal plans your patients will want to follow!
  • Real-world clinical insights from a certified diabetes care and education specialist with 20+ years of experience!
  • Case studies, demonstrations and simulations to apply what you’ve learned!
  • A certificate that showcases your diabetes expertise!
  • And more!

It’s all yours with unlimited, lifetime access to all the course materials – completely risk-free with PESI’s 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Keep patients on their care plan and prevent blindness, amputations and kidney failure with this all-new course!

Diabetes Certificate Course:
Update Your Practice with New Guidelines, Medications and Monitoring Technology

A $522.95 Value
Just $249.99 Today – Don’t Miss These Savings!
Earn up to 13.5 CE Hours — including up to 6.0 pharmacology CE hours.
Click here for course objectives and outline. Click here for Credit details.
For Healthcare Professionals in Any Department or Setting

Almost every patient population is seeing a rise in diabetes. That means every NP, RN, PA and other allied health professional needs to know how to detect and manage it – even when no symptoms are present.

✔ Comprehensive diabetes care training from assessment to treatment
✔ Updated ADA Standards and Guidelines for testing and care
✔ Evidence-based patient motivation techniques that really work
✔ The latest treatment options (both pharmacological and non-pharmacological)
✔ The newest technology-based monitoring options
✔ Clinical insights for acute and chronic complications
✔ A special section on gestational diabetes
✔ Practical strategies and approaches you can use with patients today
✔ Case studies, demonstrations and simulations to apply what you’ve learned

Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDCES, WCC, has been a Certified Diabetes Educator for over 20 years and has managed several hospital ADA-recognized diabetes education programs; she is a Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in endocrinology and a certification in wound care. A member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, Laurie is the past president of her local chapter. Laurie works at a large hospital in St. Louis, MO, serving the needs of patients with diabetes in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Laurie is also a certified insulin pump trainer and has published articles on use of insulin pumps for hospitalized patients. Her practical experiences, supported by clinical knowledge, provide a blend of information on how to treat diabetes today. Her goal is to provide the current strategies and treatments you need to improve the outcomes of your patients.

Click here for information about Laurie Klipfel.

Course Outline
Importance of Glycemic Control — Acute Complications, Symptoms and Treatment
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)
  • Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar
  • Non-ketotic syndrome (HHNK)
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Infection
  • Fatigue/depression

Chronic Complications, Prevention, Identification, and Treatment
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Retinopathy
  • Nephropathy
  • Neuropathy

Goals of Therapy
  • Glucose control
  • Blood pressure control
  • Lipid management
  • Smoking cessation
  • Improved “well-being”

ADCES7 Self-Care Behaviors™ Framework
  1. Healthy eating (carbohydrate counting, balanced fat/protein/carb)
  2. Being active with complications of diabetes
  3. Healthy coping/ stress management/ depression treatment
  4. Monitoring: frequency, timing and evaluation of results
  5. Risk reduction
  6. Problem-solving with case examples
  7. Medication: indications and contraindications

Oral Medications
  • Sulfonylureas
  • Meglitinides
  • Thiazolidinediones (TZD)
  • Biguanides
  • Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors
  • DPP-4 inhibitors
  • SGLT-2 inhibitors
  • Incretin Mimetics
  • Combinations

  • Action times
  • Basal/bolus dosing
  • Benefits of insulin pump therapy
  • Management of insulin pump in the hospital
Incretin Mimetics
  • Amylinomimetics
Newer Therapies
  • Glucose sensors
  • Sensor-augmented insulin pumps
  • On the Horizon:
    • Closed-loop insulin pumps
    • Improved pancreatic transplants
    • Many combination pills
    • More DPP-4 inhibitors
    • Obesity medications
    • Stem cell research

Healthy Coping/Stress Management Skills
  • Genetic component
  • The Obesity Paradox
  • Healthy choices
  • Treatment options with pros/cons
  • Focus on healthy behaviors

Patient Education and Empowerment
  • Techniques
  • Adult learning styles
  • Setting “SMART” goals
  • Motivational techniques

Improving Glycemic Management in Hospitalized Patients
  • Standards of care
  • Goals
  • Surgical considerations
  • Insulin pumps in hospitalized patients
  • Resources for patients and professionals

Case Studies
  • Delaying onset of diabetes for at-risk patients
  • Choosing the best initial treatment for newly diagnosed diabetes
  • How to advance therapy with optimization of oral agents
  • Advancing to combination therapy
  • Optimizing basal-bolus insulin therapy
  • Motivational techniques
  • How to address weight issues
  • Improving glycemic management in hospitalized patients
Register now and you’ll also receive these 3 BONUSES!
Diabetes Meal Planning
with Marlisa Brown, MS, RD, CDE, CDN | Click here for information about Marlisa Brown

Discover practical strategies and meal plans you can put into practice today! In this video training, you’ll learn recommendations for specific nutrient modifications, nutrition assessment, patient monitoring and evaluation methods, and problem-solving skills.

Diabetic Foot Ulcer Solutions

Choose the right care plan for each diabetic foot ulcer! Do you dry the wound or keep it moist? How do motor neuropathy and microcirculatory compromise play a role? National wound care expert Joan Junkin shares tips and best practices for preventing and treating these types of foot ulcers.

Diabetes Management Schedule and Medication Guide
This printable reference guide includes a comprehensive list of diabetes medications by classification with valuable clinician notes. You’ll also receive an easy-to-follow schedule – based on guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) – for what to check at each regular diabetes visit, as well as at quarterly and annual intervals.
Diabetes Certificate Course:
Update Your Practice with New Guidelines, Medications and Monitoring Technology

A $522.95 Value
Just $249.99 Today — Don’t Miss These Savings!
Earn up to 13.5 CE Hours — including up to 6.0 pharmacology CE hours.
Click here for course objectives and outline. Click here for Credit details.
Frequently Asked Questions

This course is what you need to get to the next level of practice and will be a resource you’ll keep in your toolbox throughout your career. Whether you're new to diabetes care or want a refresher to keep your practice up-to-date, this course delivers evidence-based training and expert knowledge.

Nurse practitioners, nurses, clinical nurse specialists, certified diabetes care and education specialists, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals will benefit from this training.

With 15+ hours of online video training, insightful commentary, case studies and examples, you will take away the latest diabetes care strategies you can use with patients immediately. We encourage you to take the time to fully absorb everything. Watch the videos. Read the materials. Get your CE hours! But, if you review all the course materials and are still not satisfied, give us a call at 800-844-8260. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Once you register for this course - the materials, including bonus content, are yours to keep and access forever.

The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
Watch your email for your order confirmation and get instant access to all course materials designed to help you effectively integrate these solutions into your practice and your life. Click here for course objectives and outline.
Review the course materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the PESI Mobile app to access the course content on your phone or tablet. Choose video or audio-only versions of online courses from the world’s best instructors, and complete your CE requirements anywhere, anytime, at your own pace.
Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on elevating diabetes care to achieve better patient outcomes.
Complete your online CE tests and earn up to 13.5 CE hours! Click here for Credit details and credit details specific to your profession.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Register for this intensive training course without risk. If you're not completely satisfied, give us a call at 800-844-8260.

We’re that confident you'll find this learning experience to be all that's promised and more than you expected.
Diabetes Certificate Course
Update Your Practice with New Guidelines, Medications and Monitoring Technology

A $522.95 Value
Just $249.99 Today — Don’t Miss These Savings!

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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