The course is a 5-week
online course that includes online self-study modules and 5 conference calls.
The program is facilitated by an ADCES Master Lifestyle Coach trainer.
- ADCES Online Lifestyle Coach Training
course: 8 modules & post test
in mandatory 5 conference call discussions and
Schedule: Tuesdays, 10:30 AM
- 12:00 PM Pacific Time (90 minutes). Participation in conference calls
with the Master Trainer is mandatory.
- August 30, 2022
- September 6, 2022
- September 13, 2022
- September 20, 2022
- September 27, 2022
At the end of this presentation,
participants will be able to:
- Describe the evidence base of the
National Institute of
Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
sponsored Diabetes Prevention Program Study.
- Identify key strategies used to
translate the DPP Study into the
National DPP and PreventT2, a CDC-recognized
lifestyle change curriculum.
- Define the role of a lifestyle coach for
change programs, comparing the lifestyle
coach with other diabetes education
- Utilizing case studies of eligible and
describe participant eligibility criteria for the
- Describe participant outcomes for the
National DPP, identifying how program structure, content, and
activities, such as tracking and action planning,
support the achievement of those outcomes.
- Review PreventT2 materials, including
the participant’s guide
and the lifestyle coach training guide, to
understand how program content supports skill building,
self-monitoring, and psychosocial development.
- Diagram the core sessions (1-16) of
PreventT2 to determine learning objectives, major concepts, major
activities, and action planning guidance.
- Illustrate lifestyle coaching
strategies to activate program content
within group sessions.
- Review and practice group facilitation
techniques that build trust,
increase participation, and encourage
positive health behavior change.
- Practice group facilitation techniques,
lifestyle coaching strategies, and understanding of program content
through role-playing activities, i.e.,
- Describe the core maintenance sessions
(17-26) of PreventT2 to
determine learning objectives, major
concepts, and key materials.
- Discuss key strategies to increase
participant readiness, engagement, and retention across the 12-month
CDC-recognized lifestyle change program.
- Identify best practices in reviewing
food and physical activity tracking logs, action plans, and other
- Explain how programs can meet the
National Diabetes Prevention Program Recognition Standards to
achieve full recognition.
- Describe the national landscape of the
diabetes prevention program, especially as it relates to coverage by
Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial payers.
This is an application-based activity.
This 12-hour online course includes online coursework, participant
presentations, discussion, and question and
At this time, the CDC does not list specific educational or credential
requirements, in order to participate in a Lifestyle Coach training. ADCES does
require that participants are familiar with the CDC's National Diabetes
Prevention Program. The ADCES DPP Lifestyle Coach Training program prepares
individuals facilitate the CDC's Prevent T2 curriculum within a CDC-recognized
Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).
Faculty: Teresa L. Pearson, MS, RN, CNS, CDCES, FADCES
Ms. Pearson is the owner of Innovation Healthcare Designs in Minneapolis, MN.
support of improving patient care, the Association of Diabetes Care &
Education Specialists is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy
Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to
provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
Universal Activity Number is JA4008258-0000-22-073-H01-P. This knowledge-based
activity has been approved for 12 contact hour(s). (Pharmacists)
The Universal Activity Number is JA4008258-0000-22-073-H01-T. This knowledge-based activity has been approved for 12 contact hour(s). (Pharmacy Technicians)
This statement contains information provided to NABP from
the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) via CPE
Monitor®. ACPE policy states paper and/or
electronic statements of credit may no longer be distributed directly to
learners as proof of ACPE credit. The official record of credit may be located
in the learner’s e-profile in CPE Monitor.
Medical Association (AMA)
of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists designates this enduring
material for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their
participation in the activity.
Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists designates this
activity for a maximum of 1.5
ANCC contact hour(s). This activity discusses 0.0 contact hour(s) of pharmacotherapeutic
Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists is approved by the
California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 10977, for 12 contact
Academy of PAs (AAPA)
Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists has been
authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME
credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This
activity is designated for 12 AAPA Category 1 CME credit(s). PAs should only claim credit commensurate with
the extent of their participation.
on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
Credentialed Practitioners will receive 12 Continuing Professional Education unit(s) (CPEU)
for completion of this activity.
Completion of this RD/DTR profession-specific or IPCE
activity awards CPEUs (One IPCE credit = One CPEU). If the activity is dietetics-related
but not targeted to RDs or DTRs, CPEUs may be claimed which are commensurate
with participation in contact hours (One 60 minute hour = 1 CPEU. RDs and DTRs
are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Performance Indicator
selection is at the learner’s discretion.
To receive a Statement of Credit and Lifestyle Coach Certificate, you
must complete the the ADCES DPP Lifestyle
Coach course, participate in the Zoom sessions, do the assigned teach-back
presentation, pass the post-test, and submit the required evaluation. Your
Statement of Credit and Lifestyle Coach Certificate will be issued digitally in
your learning portal upon submission of the evaluation.
To satisfy the requirements for renewal
of certification for the Certification Board for
Diabetes Care and Education
(CBDCE), continuing education activities must be
diabetes related and approved
by a provider on the CBDCE list of Approved
Providers (www.ncbde.org). CBDCE does not approve
continuing education. The Association of Diabetes
Care & Education
Specialists is on the CBDCE list of Approved Providers.
Board Certified Advanced Diabetes
ADCES is the administering body for the
Advanced Diabetes Management credentials.
Continuing education programs offered
by ADCES can be used toward fulfilling BC-ADM
Certification and recertification
It is the policy of the Association of
Diabetes Care & Education Specialists to
require that anyone who has an
opportunity to affect continuing education
activity content (e.g. authors,
presenters and program planners) with products or
services from a commercial
interest with which s/he has financial
relationships, discloses those financial
relationship/s with commercial entities to participants.
Disclosure of a relationship is not
intended to suggest or condone bias in any
presentation, but is made to provide
participants with information that might be of
potential importance to their
evaluation of a presentation.
Relevant disclosures (or lack thereof)
among educational activity planners and faculty
are as follows:
Teresa L. Pearson, MS, RN, CNS, CDCES, FADCES, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, CDCES,
BC-ADM, has no relevant financial disclosures to
The approval of this educational
offering by the ADCES does not imply endorsement
of specific therapies,
treatments, or products discussed in the
Disclosure of Relevant Financial
and Mechanism to Identify and Resolved Conflicts
Undertaking review of the educational
activity to evaluate for potential bias, balance
evidence-based content or other indicators of
integrity, and absence of
This is a private course sponsored by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and is free to registrants. ADCES reserves the right to remove registrants who were not invited by the to enroll in this course.
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