Helping Clients Prevent or Delay Type 2 Diabetes with Lifestyle Change – Self-Study Short Course

Credits: 2
Course Expiration: April 12, 2024
Professional Approvals: CDR, NCBDE
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Course Description and Required Reading

This continuing professional education self-study course includes required reading of an electronic document which includes current clinical practice recommendations. The guidelines provide clinicians with the components of diabetes care, general treatment goals, and tools to evaluate quality of care.

The recommendations are based on an extensive review of the clinical diabetes literature.

The self-study course provides opportunities for the learner to implement the concepts by using case study-based test questions to assess competency.

Purchasing Options: This is available as Additional Certificate only. Includes a link to the required reading in the course document, electronic test, and 1 certificate with passing grade.

This makes a great CPE program with the use of the case study model.  It helps practitioners to think through real-life scenarios and put current evidence-based guidelines into practice.
- Casey Seiden, MS, RD, CDN, CDCES
Helping Clients Prevent or Delay Type 2 Diabetes with Lifestyle Change Self Study Course

After completing this continuing professional education course, the learner should be able to:

  1. Interpret and integrate evidence-based research and literature regarding diabetes in decision making.
  2. Maintain the knowledge and skill to manage patients at risk for or with diabetes.
  3. Apply medical nutrition therapy in diabetes prevention and management.

This course is intended for: RDNs, CDEs/CDCES and NDTRs

CDR Activity Number: 162877    Self Study Activity Type: 720 Printed
CPE Level: II

Suggested CDR Performance Indicators:

  • 4.1.2 Interprets and integrates evidence-based research and literature in decision making.
  • 8.1.5 Applies medical nutrition therapy in disease prevention and management.
  • 8.3.1 Maintains the knowledge and skill to manage a variety of disease states and clinical conditions.

Note: Numerous other Performance Indicators may apply.

This self-study course includes required reading, a downloadable course document and an online exam with multiple choice, case study based questions. This course exam includes 10 questions. Upon passing the test, the learner can download and print the certificate.

Required Reading for this Course: Prevention or Delay of Type 2 Diabetes/Facilitating Behavior Change and Well-being to Improve Health Outcomes from the American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes – 2021.

The text/book associated with this course is required solely for the course taker to learn the underlying principles which they will apply in taking a case-study based exam. Neither the authors nor the publishers of the text/book have contributed to or endorsed this course.

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