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Advance your practice with new innovations, management strategies, and education for your patients with diabetes

Earn up to 21.0 CE Hours, including up to 2.0 pharmacology CE hours!

Discover new updates for diabetes care and management to keep your patients' blood glucose under control and prevent negative outcomes.

In this comprehensive course with renowned diabetes experts Jennifer Okemah, MS, RDN, CSSD, BC-ADM, CDCES, and Tracey Long, PhD, MS, MSN, RN, APRN-BC, CDCES, CCRN, CNE, COI, you'll get clinical insights from years of practice, along with essential updates, straight from the August ADCES conference, including:
  • How to decode the mystery of closed-loop pump settings
  • The most valuable patient tools for tracking nutrition
  • New recommendations for oral and injectable medications
  • Simple approaches for minimizing and preventing complications… such as retinopathy, cardiovascular, dermopathies, and more
  • Patient education strategies that empower people to make healthier choices — without overwhelming or discouraging them
  • Live technology demonstrations of the newest pumps and CGMs
  • And much, much more!
After this course, you will be equipped to provide the best care you can to your patients with diabetes… including medication management, technology, meal planning, complications, and patient teaching.
Includes practical clinical guidance on everything you need for helping your patients manage their diabetes.
Who would benefit from this course?
Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Dietitians, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialists, Lifestyle Medicine Diplomates, and all others who deliver diabetes care in acute, primary, and community-based care settings.

Diabetes Management for Healthcare Providers:
Advanced Certificate Course

Valued at $849.96
Just $424.98 Today — Stunning Savings!


CE Amount

Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
The Certification Board of Diabetes Care and Educators (CBDCE) recognizes continuing education provided by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Approved Providers. PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Credit approvals may vary per component. Please see CE details for more information.
What You Get
  • Amazing content from diabetes experts
  • Lifelong access to content and handouts
  • Watch the videos at your own pace and schedule
  • Bonus sessions to expand your learning experience
  • Earn up to 21 CE hours, including 2 pharmacology CE hours
Unlock the must-know diabetes updates that you don't want to miss out on!

Meet Your Faculty
Jennifer Okemah
Jennifer Okemah, MS, RDN, CSSD, BC-ADM, CDCES
Jennifer Okemah is the owner of a diabetes and nutrition private practice with incorporated telehealth technology. Demonstrated history of management and directorial positions working in the hospital, outpatient, and physician clinics. Exceptionally skilled in diabetes technology devices such as Insulin Pumps, CGMs, meters, apps, and computer data programs. Focus on patient education for disease management of Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, and Weight Management and Sports Nutrition. Strong education professional with a foundation of a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Washington State University and a Master of Science in Nutrition from the University of Central Oklahoma.

Tracey Long
Tracey Long, PhD, MS, MSN, RN, APRN-BC, CDCES, CCRN, CNE, COI
As a registered nurse for 36 years, Dr. Long has worked in critical care, emergency medicine, primary care, and endocrinology. She is a Professor of Nursing at Roseman University and a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has been a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist for 25 years and teaches a certified diabetes educator review course. She teaches medical Spanish and one of her favorite activities is taking nurses and allied healthcare professionals each summer to offer free medical clinics to underserved communities around the world with her non-profit organization bridgesforhealth.org As a published author she has written a book on how to thrive with diabetes not just survive, three children's health books, three books on family history and many professional research articles. She married her college sweetheart, and they have their own “Long Legacy” of 6 children who teach her what's really important in life.

Break down the latest evidence to drive new standards of diabetes care into your own practice. You'll train with two leading diabetes authorities, Jennifer Okemah, MS, RDN, CSSD, BC-ADM, CDCES, and Tracey Long, PhD, MS, MSN, RN, APRN-BC, CDCES, CCRN, CNE, COI, as they share the latest on diabetes guidelines, nutrition counseling, & so much more!

We guarantee you will advance your knowledge and skills to be able to deliver the very best care to your patients with diabetes. Here's what's included in this comprehensive diabetes update:

Pathophysiology
  • Tracing an old disease in modern times
  • Causes & types of diabetes
  • Risk factors… navigating the landscape of susceptibility
Diagnosing Diabetes
  • Diagnostic criteria
  • Lab tests... what can we learn
  • Clinical presentation
  • ADA and AACE standards of care
Pioneering Diabetes Care
  • Unveiling the power of nonpharmacological treatments
  • Nutrition therapy — meal planning — food as medicine... a culinary prescription
  • Exercise therapy... move to improve
  • Weight control and loss
  • Oral medications
  • Injectables... lots of new innovations
  • Insulins... crafting precision in glucose control
Using Technology to Monitor Diabetes Control —
with Demos!
  • Standard glucometers
  • Continuous glucose meters
  • Insulin pens and pumps
  • Artificial Pancreas technology
Preventing and Managing Complications of Diabetes
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar nonketotic syndrome (HHNS)
  • Acute hypoglycemia
  • Complications by body systems... kidneys, eyes, skin, and more
  • Mental health risk factors
Behavior Change and Teaching Strategies
  • Adult learning theory... how to approach patient education
  • Behavior change theories... can an old dog learn new tricks?
  • Helping people improve habits of health
Creating and Administering a Diabetes Education Program
  • Diabetes Prevention Program
  • AADE accreditation process
  • Creating and marketing a diabetes program
Preparing to become a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)
  • Exam qualifications and eligibility
  • Test blueprint
  • Overcoming test anxiety
  • The Role of the CDCES and job openings

Sign up to:
  • Discover best practices in clinical care and diabetes self-management
  • Find out what's new with continuous glucose monitoring
  • Earn up to 21.0 CE hours, including up to 2.0 pharmacology CE hours
  • See demonstrations of the latest diabetes electronic equipment
  • Build your professional network

Diabetes Management for Healthcare Providers:
Advanced Certificate Course

Valued at $849.96
Just $424.98 Today — Stunning Savings!


CE Amount

Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
The Certification Board of Diabetes Care and Educators (CBDCE) recognizes continuing education provided by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Approved Providers. PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Credit approvals may vary per component. Please see CE details for more information.
PLUS, when you register today, you'll receive 3 FREE video bonus sessions…an additional $329 value!
Mechell Duran
Managing the Sugar Bump: Caring for the Gestational Diabetes Client
Mechell Duran, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, BC-ADM, CDCES, NBC-HWC, LCCE, DipACLM
Click here for information about Mechell Duran

The epidemiology, determinants of health, risk factors, and screening guidelines for Gestational Diabetes
  • Discuss global and national prevalence rates of Gestational Diabetes
  • Discuss the social and environmental contributors of Gestational Diabetes
  • Discuss the pathophysiology and risk factors for Gestational Diabetes including age, race/ethnicity, plurality, weight, family history, and pre-existing conditions
  • Discuss screening and diagnostic tests for Gestational diabetes including the one-, two-, and three-hour oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT)
Non-Pharmacological and Pharmacological treatment options for Gestational Diabetes
  • Discuss non-pharmacological treatment options including lifestyle prescriptions for diet and exercise
  • Discuss contraindications to exercise during pregnancy and self-care strategies to employ during physical activity
  • Discuss oral medications and the use of insulin for the Gestational Diabetes client
  • Discuss technology used in diabetes care including insulin pumps, glucose meters, and continuous glucose monitors
Clinical and non-clinical care for the Gestational Diabetes client during the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum period
  • Describe and identify interventions that meet the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual needs of the Gestational Diabetes client from antepartum to the postpartum period
  • Discuss the essential components of antenatal care including referrals to specialists, increased fetal monitoring, pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment, patient education, and anticipatory guidance
  • Discuss the intrapartum care including labor inductions, c-sections, and risk of birth trauma
  • Discuss postpartum care including breastfeeding and screening for neonatal hypoglycemia
Discuss the long-term follow-up for the client with Gestational Diabetes
  • Discuss screening guidelines for Type 2 diabetes including the OGTT at the 6-week post-partum visit
  • Discuss long-term screening and surveillance guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes following a Gestational diabetes diagnosis
  • Discuss behavioral interventions and lifestyle change programs that help prevent diabetes after a Gestational diabetes diagnosis

Jon Vredenburg
It's All About the Food: Improving Diabetes Outcomes
Jon Vredenburg, MBA, RD, CDE, CSSD, LD/N | Click here for information about Jon Vredenburg

Diet Tribes: Which Diet is Best for Diabetes?
  • Examining the evidence
Hot topics: EXPOSED!
  • Misconceptions about meal planning
  • The use of artificial sweeteners
  • Role of carbohydrate in the overall diet
Nutrient Know-How: How they impact blood sugar
  • Is there an ideal macronutrient ratio?
Locking in Behavior Change
  • Meal planning tips
  • Medical nutrition therapy guidelines
  • Common resources

Cheryl Aaron
Managing the Diabetic Foot: Protocols that Work
Cheryl Aaron, PT, DPT, CWS® | Click here for information about Cheryl Aaron

Comorbidities…coronary artery disease, large and small vessel damage, depression Causes of Foot Ulcerations
  • Peripheral & autonomic nervous system neuropathy
  • Mechanical stress
  • Foot deformities
Assessment and Diagnostic Tools
  • Loss of protective sensation
  • Semmes- Weinstein 5.07 monofilament
  • 128hz tuning fork
  • Capillary refill
  • Ankle Brachial Index (ABI)
  • Characteristics of a Diabetic Foot Ulcer…location, shape, exudate, wound bed appearance
  • Orthopedic Assessment… X-ray, osteolysis, charcot foot
Managing the Diabetic Foot
  • L.E.A.P
  • Callus management
  • Footwear
  • Total contact casting
  • Offloading boots
  • Custom shoe inserts
Assessment of Bacterial Burden
  • Signs of infection/Silent infection
  • Quantitative tissue biopsy
  • Wound cultures
  • Proper wound cleansing
Vital Role of Dietitians
  • Protein & carbohydrates
  • RDA's for adults
  • Amino acids/Nitric oxide
Optimal Wound Healing Requirements
  • Too wet/too dry
  • Dressings
  • Biologics/Silvers
  • Cytotoxics
Therapy Modalities
  • High and low-frequency ultrasound
  • Pulsed lavage/jet ox
  • Hyperbaric oxygen
  • Topical/transcutaneous oxygen
  • Electric Stimulation (HVPG)
  • MIRE
  • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)

 
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How You'll Feel the Next Day in Your Practice Setting
 

CONFIDENT to safely care for patients with Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational Diabetes

EQUIPPED to initiate technology in your diabetes management plans

PREPARED to develop management plans for patients with diabetes

ENERGIZED to provide evidence-based care to all patients with diabetes!


Diabetes Management for Healthcare Providers:
Advanced Certificate Course

Valued at $849.96
Just $424.98 Today — Stunning Savings!


CE Amount

Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
The Certification Board of Diabetes Care and Educators (CBDCE) recognizes continuing education provided by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Approved Providers. PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Credit approvals may vary per component. Please see CE details for more information.
Course Outline

Pathophysiology of Diabetes Mellitus
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain the history of diabetes mellitus.
  2. Outline the causes of diabetes mellitus.
  3. Describe the pathophysiology of diabetes among the 4 types.
  4. Outline the diagnostic criteria for each of the 4 types of diabetes.
  5. Describe the testing tools for diagnosing DM.
  6. Explain the clinical symptoms for each type of DM.
  7. Differentiate between the ADA and AACE standards of care and diagnosing.
Topics:
  • A history of diabetes mellitus
  • Causes of diabetes mellitus
  • Pathophysiology of diabetes
  • Different types of diabetes mellitus
  • Diagnostic criteria
  • Testing tools
  • Clinical symptoms

Diabetes Management Strategies
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explore how mass reduction and weight control to control hyperglycemia.
  2. Integrate a physical activity plan…exercise therapy...How much? What kind?
  3. Compare 7 self-management standards from ADA and ADCES.
Topics:
  • ADA and AACE standards of care
  • 7 Self-Management Strategies
  • Mass reduction/weight loss strategies
  • Movement (exercise) guidelines

Nutrition Management
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Utilize food as medicine! Learn the impact of macro and micronutrients on disease.
  2. Compare and contrast different systems of nutrition management.
  3. Describe resources and tools for nutrition.
Topics:
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Macro and Micronutrients
  • Systems of Nutrition Planning
  • Tools for tracking nutrition

Monitoring Diabetes Control
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Outline glycemic target goals for ages.
  2. Explain methods of self-monitoring.
  3. Describe continuous blood glucose testing methods and systems.
  4. Explain pattern interpretation and management.
  5. List various monitoring devices and systems.
Topics:
  • Glycemic target goals
  • Self-monitoring
  • Continuous blood glucose testing
  • Pattern interpretation and control

Using Technology for Diabetes Success
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe current technology choices for insulin delivery.
  2. Compare existing insulin pumps.
  3. Explain the use of the CGM.
  4. Discuss the technology for the artificial pancreas.
Topics:
  • Smart pens and insulin delivery gadgets
  • Insulin pumps
  • Understanding how to use CGM monitors
  • The artificial pancreas

Oral Pharmacological Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain the 9 categories of oral antihyperglycemics.
  2. Describe the organ, action, side effects, and impact on A1c.
  3. Compare the ADA and AACE pharmacology recommendations & decision tree.
Topics:
  • Classes of oral antihyperglycemics
  • Action, side effects, and impact on A1c
  • Monotherapy, dual and mixed therapy
  • Nonpharmacological therapies

Injectable Pharmacological Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe how the injectable antihyperglycemics function in the body.
  2. List the various insulins by the time of action, peak, and duration.
  3. Explain various insulin delivery devices.
Topics:
  • Injectable antihyperglycemics (not insulin)
  • Insulins
  • Action, side effects, and impact on A1c

Acute Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the causes, types, clinical symptoms, and treatment for hypoglycemia.
  2. Describe the causes, types, clinical symptoms, and treatment for DKA.
  3. Describe the causes, types, clinical symptoms, and treatment for Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar nonketotic syndrome.
Topics:
  • Hypoglycemia
  • DKA
  • Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar nonketotic syndrome

Chronic Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the causes, types, clinical symptoms, and treatment for neuropathy.
  2. Describe the causes, types, clinical symptoms, and treatment for retinopathy.
  3. Describe the causes, types, clinical symptoms, and treatment for diabetic dermopathies.
  4. Describe the causes, types, clinical symptoms, and treatment for cardiovascular complications.
  5. Describe the causes, types, clinical symptoms, and treatment for nephropathy.
  6. Describe the causes, types, clinical symptoms, and treatment for musculoskeletal complications.
  7. Describe the causes, types, clinical symptoms, and treatment for reproductive system complications.
Topics:
  • Neuropathy
  • Retinopathy
  • Dermopathies
  • Cardiovascular complications
  • Nephropathy
  • Musculoskeletal complications
  • Reproductive system complications

Special Populations and Issues
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Address special topics for the lifespan: childhood, teens, young adults, adults, and the elderly.
  2. Discuss sick day guidelines.
  3. Describe recommendations for traveling with diabetes.
Topics:
  • Issues for children with diabetes
  • Issues for teens and young adults with diabetes
  • Issues for adults and the elderly with diabetes
  • Sick day rules
  • Traveling with Diabetes

Prediabetes and Obesity
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Discuss the diabetes prevention program.
  2. Explain prediabetes treatment recommendations.
  3. List 3 strategies to treat obesity.
Topics:
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • Prediabetes treatment
  • Strategies for obesity

Mental Health and Behavior Change
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain the impact of mental health on blood glucose.
  2. Compare and contrast common mental health challenges for people with diabetes.
  3. Discuss behavior change theories.
  4. Identify strategies to overcome resistance.
Topics:
  • Behavior change theories
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Strategies to help people make healthier choices
  • The role of coaching people with diabetes

Developing and Administering a Diabetes Education Program
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain how to complete a community needs assessment for a diabetes education program.
  2. Describe the components of the Diabetes Prevention Plan course.
  3. Identify the steps on how to create a diabetes program.
  4. Compare ideas on how to market a diabetes education program.
  5. Outline 6 resources for clients and healthcare professionals for diabetes.
Topics:
  • Options for accreditation or certification programs
  • Components of an accredited diabetes education program
  • Resources for Diabetes Educators

Teaching Effectively People with Diabetes
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain adult learning theory.
  2. Describe teaching for different age groups and genders.
  3. Identify behavior change theories and strategies for Diabetes Care and Education Specialists.
  4. Assess and educate for substance abuse.
Topics:
  • Adult learning theory: pedagogy and andragogy
  • Patient education strategies
  • Tools for teaching
  • Teaching techniques

Becoming a CDCES/BC-ADM: Qualifying and Preparing for the
Diabetes Care and Education Specialist Certification
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the CDCES exam blueprint topics and categories of content.
  2. Explain the exam qualification and application process.
  3. List 6 strategies for study to prepare for the CDCES exam.
  4. Outline the Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist roles and responsibilities.
Topics:
  • Exam eligibility requirements
  • Exam blueprint
  • Exam process and application
  • Strategies for study
  • Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist roles and responsibilities

Diabetes Management for Healthcare Providers:
Advanced Certificate Course

Valued at $849.96
Just $424.98 Today — Stunning Savings!


CE Amount

Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
The Certification Board of Diabetes Care and Educators (CBDCE) recognizes continuing education provided by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Approved Providers. PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Credit approvals may vary per component. Please see CE details for more information.

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