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Diabetes Educator Course

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Best Western Plus Chateau Granville Hotel

1100 Granville Street

Vancouver, BC V6Z 2B6

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This comprehensive three-day course is for health professionals who face diabetes in their practice. Through interactive presentations and case-study discussions with a variety of experts, we cover the newest approaches to diabetes management. Our goal is to update your understanding of the complexities of diabetes care, and have you learn effective approaches to educate those affected by diabetes.

This course is not specifically designed as preparation for the Canadian CDE examination, however it will serve as an excellent review in your preparation to become a Certified Diabetes Educator. The next CDECB exam is Saturday, May 26, 2018.

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.

Outline

  • Overview of Diabetes
  • Nutritional Management of Diabetes
  • Physical Activity Management of Diabetes
  • Pharmacological Management of Diabetes
  • Diabetes Management in Older Adults
  • Diabetes Management in Pregnancy
  • Diabetes Management in Kids
  • Diabetes in Aboriginal Communities
  • Acute Complications of Diabetes
  • Chronic Complications of Diabetes
  • Tools and Technologies for Monitoring: Meters, Pumps, Sensors
  • Blood Glucose Pattern Management
  • Helping People Want to Learn
  • Living and Getting Older with Diabetes
  • Review & Preparing for the CDE Examination

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What are the dates and times for the course?

The course runs Monday-Wednesday, April 30-May 2, 2018. Registration opens at 0800h on Monday. The course begins each day 0800h, and adjourns at 1700h on Monday and Wednesday. On Tuesday, the course adjourns at 1930h after the dinner and evening speaker presentation.

Is there education credit for the course?

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

Is there a special hotel rate for attendees?

The Best Western Plus Chateau Granville has set aside a limited number of rooms at special rates. Superior View Queen Rooms are $125+taxes/night for April 29-30, and $175+taxes for May 1-2 if reserved by March 29, 2018. Please call the hotel directly for reservations on +1.800.663.0575, or email res@chateaugranville.com, and request the room rate for “Kinghooper Diabetes Education" or "Block Code 1262".

Is my registration transferrable?

No, registrations cannot be transferred.

What happens if I need to cancel?

You can cancel prior to April 6, with a $50+GST cancellation fee. There are no refunds after April 6.


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