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Becoming a Diabetes Educator course

Date: 29 Jan, 2016 - 31 Jan, 2016
  • Location: University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Type: Education course / programme
  • Region: North America and Caribbean
  • Organiser: Kinghooper Diabetes Education
  • Target audience: All health professionals
  • Event website: kinghooper.com
  • Language: English
  • Attending members: 3

The Becoming a Diabetes Educator course, now in its 10th year, takes place at the University of California San Francisco, January 29-31, 2016. Registration costs $549, with an early bird rate of $499 available for those who sign up before January 8. Registration scholarships are available. For more information, go to: http://kinghooper.com/program/becoming-a-diabetes-educator-san-francisco-january-2016/.

Any health professional looking for a comprehensive update, or preparing for the Certified Diabetes Educator examination, will find this course valuable. It’s appropriate for nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, or anyone caring for people with diabetes. The program is eligible for 24 contact hours of Continuing Education credit.

Our team of experts will teach effective approaches to promote behavior change and self-management. Topics include nutrition, physical activity, pharmacological management, diabetes in kids, pregnancy and older adults, complications, monitoring and pattern management, psychological considerations, and more. There will be group discussions and review of real-life case scenarios. An opportunity to learn diabetes management innovations from technological and pharmaceutical companies will be available during the interactive Lunch & Learn.