Fundamentals of Diabetes Care
*Newly updated* Fundamentals of Diabetes Care is a self-paced, 6-module online program that focuses on training medical assistants, licensed practical nurses, and other healthcare technicians to deliver appropriate level diabetes care to patients within their practice setting. Technicians who complete the program will be better prepared to assist patients with diabetes and refer them to DMST/E.
Available in an easily accessible online format, each module in this self-paced course includes:
- Detailed multimedia lecture presentations
- Interactive exercises to reinforce learning
- Printable handouts and additional resources for continued learning
Module 1: The Fundamentals
Learn about type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes and how to recognize the common symptoms of uncontrolled diabetes.
Module 2: Reducing Risks - Diabetes Care Guidelines
Discover how the various diabetes clinical practice guidelines can be used during patient interactions.
Module 3: Healthy Eating
Gain insight on healthy eating strategies diabetes patients need to know to successfully manage their disease.
Module 4: Being Active and Monitoring
Discover recommendations for physical activity, monitoring, and tips for working with patients to set appropriate goals.
Module 5: Taking Medications
Get the facts on the various medications used for diabetes management and some basic strategies to help patients take medications safely.
Module 6: Keeping and Staying Safe
Gain a comprehensive understanding of how to help patients stay safe and, hopefully, prevent complications.
Discounted Member Pricing $95.00
Non-Member Pricing $145.00
Please note: Course registrations are nontransferable, and registration information must be processed online in the name of the individual taking the course.
CE Credit Information
Upon successful completion of the entire course and the post-test, pharmacist technicians will receive 6 hours of continuing education credit and a Statement of Credit.
Learners will have 6 months to complete the entire course once registered.
This program was originally developed by AADE and funded through an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.