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Friday, November 28, 2014

Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention - Leading the effort to treat and prevent diabetes in American Indians and Alaska Natives


Online Courses

Three online courses are available through the partnership. Review the eligibility criteria for each course carefully. The non-attendance penalty applies to all courses.

Important: All registrations must be submitted on or before Friday, March 28, 2014 (no exceptions).

Please fax or email your completed application form to:

DDTP/AADE Partnership Training Programs
c/o the Hill Group
Fax: 301-897-9587
Email: jyu@thehillgroup.com

Non-Attendance Penalty: Any participant who fails to attend a pre-paid course without cancelling their registration is not eligible to receive funding for future Partnership courses.

ABCs of Diabetes Education

This course is a self-paced, six-module online course that focuses on the essential knowledge and skills needed by non-diabetes educator clinicians who want to enhance their ability to work with diabetes patients. Anyone who is potentially interested in becoming a diabetes educator should consider taking this course. Participants receive 9.0 CE credits.

Eligibility criteria: Entry-level nurses, dietitians, generalist pharmacists and other licensed health care professionals should consider this course as one of the first steps toward becoming a diabetes educator. In addition, you must be a current IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health employee.

Note: All registrations must be submitted on or before Friday, March 28, 2014 (no exceptions). You will have six months to complete the ABCs of Diabetes Education online course. AADE will not award CE credit if the course is not completed in the required timeframe.

Application Process: Do not use the AADE site to register. Please use the following form. All registrations must be submitted on or before Friday, March 28, 2014 (no exceptions).

[PDF - 113KB]

Facilitating Behavior Change

This online course addresses the challenges facing today’s diabetes educators. The course provides a solid foundation of core knowledge and skills that diabetes educators need to deliver appropriate self-management training to their patients with diabetes. Participants receive 6.0 CE credits.

Eligibility criteria: Nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and other licensed health care professionals are eligible. In addition, you must be a current IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health (I/T/U) program employee.

Note: All registrations must be submitted on or before Friday, March 28, 2014 (no exceptions). You will have four months to complete the Facilitating Behavior Change online course. AADE will not award CE credit if the course is not completed in the required timeframe.

Application Process: Do not use the AADE site to register. Please use the following form. All registrations must be submitted on or before Friday, March 28, 2014 (no exceptions).

[PDF - 113KB]

Gestational Diabetes Advanced Course

This course is a self-paced, four-module online learning opportunity. This interactive training session focuses on the diagnosis and disease state, nutrition and physical activity, monitoring and medications, and also management throughout pregnancy and beyond. Participants receive 4.0 CE credits.

Eligibility criteria: More advanced-level nurses, dietitians, and pharmacists should consider this interactive course as one of the later steps in learning more about Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. In addition, you must be a current IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health program employee.

Note: All registrations must be submitted on or before Friday, March 28, 2014 (no exceptions). There is an exam at the end of each module, with a mandatory passing rate of 70%. You will have two attempts to pass. You will have six months to complete the Gestational Diabetes Advanced Course. AADE will not award CE credit if the course is not completed in the required timeframe.

Application Process: Do not use the AADE site to register. Please use the following form. All registrations must be submitted on or before Friday, March 28, 2014 (no exceptions).

[PDF - 113KB]

 

Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention | Phone: (505) 248-4182 | Fax: (505) 248-4188 | diabetesprogram@ihs.gov