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Gestational Diabetes Online Course

Gestational Diabetes Online Course

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Gestational Diabetes Online Course is a self-paced, 4-module online course that focuses on the diagnosis and disease state, nutrition and physical activity, monitoring and medications, and also mana ...
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Gestational Diabetes Course

Gestational Diabetes is a self-paced, 4-module online course that focuses on the diagnosis and disease state, nutrition and physical activity, monitoring and medications, and also management throughout pregnancy and beyond.

Modules Included:

Module 1: Diagnosis and Disease State
The goal of this module is to identify the criteria and screening process for diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM).

Module 2: The Role of Nutrition and Physical Activity
The goal of this module is to describe the role of nutrition and physical activity in the management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM).

Module 3: Monitoring and Medications
The goal of this module is to describe the use of medication and the purpose of monitoring in the treatment of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM).

Module 4: Management Throughout Pregnancy and Beyond
The goal of this module is to describe management strategies for pregnancy and postpartum with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM).

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:
   • Describe the definition, diagnosis, and pathophysiology of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).
   • Describe the role of nutrition and nutrition recommendations for GDM.
   • Discuss the benefits, risks, and recommendations of physical activity in managing GDM.
   • List recommendations for the use of medication to treat hyperglycemia in GDM.
   • Describe recommendations for monitoring during pregnancy with GDM, including self-monitoring blood glucose, ketone testing, A1c testing, and additional maternal and fetal monitoring.
   • Discuss the role of healthy coping, risk reduction and problem solving in GDM.
   • Describe management plans and issues during and after labor and delivery, related to GDM.

Learning Outcome

After completing this course, learners will be able describe the guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during pregnancy and postpartum.

Faculty

Patti Geil, MS, RD/RDN, FAND, CDE
Angela Hepner, MEd, RD, LD, MLDE, CDE, CDTC
Laura Hieronymus, DNP, MSEd, RN, MLDE, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE
Karen Playforth, MD [Board Certifications: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology; American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine]

CE Credit Information

4 contact hours of continuing education credit.

There is a post-learning assessment at the end of the course, with a mandatory passing rate of 70%. You will have two attempts to pass. Upon successfully completing the entire course and the post-learning assessment, and submitting an evaluation survey, learners will receive 4 hours of continuing education credit and a Statement of Credit.  CE credit for this course must be earned by 12/15/2019.

Accreditation Statements

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Registered Nurses

The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This educational program will provide 4 contact hours of continuing education credit.

AADE is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP # 10977).

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Registered Dietitians

The American Association of Diabetes Educators, (AM001) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 4 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program. Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.

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Registered Pharmacists

The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program provides 4 contact hours (0.4 CEUs) of continuing education credit.

ACPE Universal Program Number: 0069-0000-16-330-H01-P
Effective Dates:  12/15/2016 - 12/15/2019

Disclosures

It is the policy of the American Association of Diabetes Educators 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 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 the presentation.

The faculty and planners for this course report no conflicts of interest.

Faculty: Patti Geil, MS, RD/RDN, FAND, CDE; Angela Hepner, MEd, RD, LD, MLDE, CDE, CDTC; Laura Hieronymus, DNP, MSEd, RN, MLDE, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE; Karen Playforth, MD — no conflicts of interest.
Planners: Leslie E. Kolb, MBA, BSN, RN, AADE, Chicago, IL; Anne Willmore, AADE, Chicago, IL — no conflicts of interest.

Pricing

Discounted Member price: $149.00
Nonmember price: $199.00

Volume discounts are available and will be automatically applied at check-out when the desired quantity is selected
  • For groups of 3-9, a 10% discount is available.
  • For groups of 10-14, a 15% discount is available.
  • For groups of 15+, a 20% discount is available.

Please note: Course registrations are nontransferable, and registration information must be processed in the name of the individual taking the course. AADE Members cannot register a colleague to receive the Member discount.

Course Availability

Learners will have 6 months to complete the entire course once registered, or until the course accreditation period ends on 12/15/19 (whichever comes first).


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