UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education - The Team Approach to Learning

Diabetes Educator Course (Toronto)

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Monday, November 24 - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Location:

Hyatt Regency Toronto
370 King Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 1J9

Description:

Diabetes is an emerging epidemic. No matter what area of health care you work in, you will encounter people affected by diabetes. New approaches to diabetes management are continuously appearing.
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 dynamic, 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 and Learn. Time is built in for networking with colleagues.
This 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.

Who Should Attend:

This course is for health professionals interested in diabetes management and education:
• Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
• Dietitians and Nutritionists
• Pharmacists
• Social and Mental Health Workers
• Physicians
• Physiotherapists and other health professionals

Credit:

This course is eligible for credit toward your Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Maintenance Credit Portfolio. For more information, please visit the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board website at cdecb.ca.

 

 

 


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