Education & CE Opportunities

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 the receipt of an automated email confirming your registration.

To access your learning portal, hover over the 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 Program

Schedule: There are approximate 30 hours of coursework in this program.  Registrants have THREE (3) months to complete the program.

Price: $175.00 Member and $200.00 Nonmember

DP Level 2 Coursework:

Online Courses

  • Fundamentals of Diabetes Care (6 CEs)
  • Problem Solving (1 CE)
  • Healthy Coping (1 CE)
  • Cultural Competence for Diabetes Educators (2 CEs)

Recorded Webinars: (Each webcast is 60 or 90 minutes)

  • Beating the Boredom:  Using Different Teaching Techniques (1 CE)
  • Diabetic Eye Disease: Preventing Blindness & the Role of the Diabetes Educator (1 CE)
  • The Diabetic Ear: Collaboration of the Audiologist and Diabetes Educator (1 CE)
  • Update in the Management of Obesity in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (1.5s)
  • Food & Diabetes: Examining The Options (1.5s)
  • Diabetes Technology & Connected Health (1.5 CEs)

Core Readings and Assessments

  • The Diabetes Education Program Management (1.5 CEs)
  • The Diabetes Self-Management Education Process (1.5 CEs)
  • Theoretical and Behavioral Approaches to the Self-Management of Health (1.5 CEs)

Practice Document Readings

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

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