Session Dates: August 11, 2019 - September 21, 2019
At this time, the CDC does not list specific educational or credential requirements, in order to participate in a Lifestyle Coach training. AADE does require that participants are familiar with the CDC's National Diabetes Prevention Program
. The AADE DPP Lifestyle Coach Training program prepares individuals to use the CDC's Prevent T2 curriculum within a CDC-recognized Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). The course is not intended for individuals interested in becoming a general health coach.
Course Structure: The course is a 6-week online course that includes online self-study modules and 5 conference calls. The program is facilitated by an AADE Master Lifestyle Coach trainer. Coursework includes:
- Prevention 101: The Basics of Diabetes and Prediabetes course: 5 modules & post-test
- AADE Online Lifestyle Coach Training course: 8 modules & post test
- Participation in 5 conference call discussions and activities
Conference Call Schedule:
Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central Time (90 minutes)
Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central Time (90 minutes)
Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central Time (90 minutes)
Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central Time (90 minutes)
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central Time (90 minutes)
Faculty: Ronda Merryman-Valiyi MSN, RN, CDE, Manager of Education and Nursing Support Services
Ronda Merryman-Valiyi has been a certified diabetes educator for over 10 years, serving as Manager of the Diabetes Management Program at Baptist Health in Louisville, KY since 2010. She oversees the Diabetes Self-Management Program and Diabetes Prevention Program for Baptist Health locations in Louisville and LaGrange. She has been a National Diabetes Prevention Program facilitator since 2013 and also serves a Master Trainer for the program, assisting others to become Lifestyle Coaches.
She served as the volunteer Local Networking Group Leader for the Greater Louisville Association of Diabetes Educator (GLADE) for 3 years and continues to be an active member of that group. She participates in various groups throughout the State of Kentucky that promote advocacy for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes. Ronda loves working with participants in DPP cohorts to help them learn about making positive lifestyle changes to prevent or delay Type 2 Diabetes. Since facilitating the program, she has become an avid fitness promoter in her own life, committing to the minimum 150 minutes of physical activity with High Intensity Interval Training classes.
Cancellation Policy: The American Association of Diabetes Educators reserves the right to cancel the program. Registrants will be notified if the program is canceled and will receive a full refund of their registration fee. registrants will be and assumes no responsibility for personal expenses.
Refund: AADE provides full refunds (less $200 administrative fee) for registrations canceled no later than 10 business days prior to the first day of the course. If a cancellation is made within 0-10 days prior to the first day of the course, a refund will not be provided. All refunds are processed within 30 days of receipt.
AADE Members: $749.00
Non Members: $849.00
For Registrant Type: select Regular
For Event Fees: Check AADE DPP Lifestyle Coach Training Online