The Diabetes Educator Course has a 20-year history in collaboration with the University of British Columbia. This comprehensive three-day course is for health professionals from a variety of disciplines who face diabetes in practice. The goal is to update your understanding of the complexities of diabetes care, and learn effective approaches to educate those affected by diabetes. It is an ideal course if you are entering the specialty field of diabetes education. This course is not specifically designed as preparation for the CDE examination, however it will serve as an excellent review in your preparation to become a certified diabetes educator.
The course format includes didactic and interactive presentations from a variety of experts, group discussions, and case studies. Opportunity will be provided to learn diabetes management innovations from technology and pharmaceutical companies during the interactive Exhibitors’ Lunch & Learn. Time is built in for networking with colleagues. It is an intensive course that is sure to stimulate and motivate you. You will come away with a solid foundation in high quality diabetes management and education.
This course is eligible for credit toward your Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Maintenance Credit Portfolio, as applicable.