Diabetes Paraprofessional Level 2

About the Program

  • A detailed description of the Diabetes Paraprofessional Level 2 is in the document, Diabetes Educator Practice Levels. (See Related Resources)
  • The content for this program is based upon the skills and knowledge defined for the Diabetes Paraprofessional Level 2 the Competencies for Diabetes Educators: A Companion Document to the Diabetes Educator Practice Levels. (See Related Resources.)
  • Information about the program is detailed in the FAQs. (See Related Resources.)

Before registering for this program, review all three documents for more information about the programs and to determine which program track and level is appropriate for you.

If You Register for This Program:

All the activities will be loaded to your online learning portal and will be accessible following your receipt of an automated email confirming your registration. 

To access your learning portal, hover over Login icon on the website navigation bar and select My Learning.  You will be prompted to login with the email and password used to register for this program.


Diabetes Paraprofessional Level 2 Course


Applicants have six (6) months from the date of program registration to complete all the coursework and the program evaluation.


$175.00 Member and Non-member

DP Level 2 Coursework:

Online Courses

  • Fundamentals of Diabetes Care (6 modules) * 6 hours Pharm Tech CE
  • Healthy Eating
  • Being Active
  • Monitoring
  • Taking Medication
  • Problem Solving
  • Healthy Coping
  • Reducing Risks

Recorded Webinars

(Each webcast is 60 or 90 minutes)

  • Pathophysiology of Prediabetes and Early Treatment  
  • Immunizations and Diabetes  
  • Managing Resistance  
  • Troubles, Trials & Triumphs: Managing the Toddler and Preschooler with T1DM  
  • The Mysteries of Teens: Transforming Challenges into Triumphs
  • From Brochures to Apps: Evolving Strategies for DSME Resources in the 21st Century

Core Readings and Assessments

  • The Diabetes Education Program Management
  • The Diabetes Self-Management Education Process
  • Theoretical and Behavioral Approaches to the Self-Management of Health

Practice Document Readings

  • Diabetes Educator and Diabetes Paraprofessional Practice Levels
  • Competencies for Diabetes Educators and Diabetes Paraprofessionals
  • National Standards for Diabetes Education & Support
  • AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors™ Framework
  • Standards for Outcomes Measurement of DSME
  • Diabetes Kidney Disease
  • Gestational Diabetes
  •  Vaccination Practices for People with Diabetes
  • Communicating Effectively with Patients: The Importance of Addressing Health Literacy & Numeracy
  • Cultural Considerations in Diabetes Management
  • Management of Children with Diabetes in the School Setting
  • Special Considerations in the Management and Education of Older Persons with Diabetes
  • Diabetes and Disabilities
  • Community Health Worker in Diabetes Management & Prevention Practice

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