Session Dates: March 14, 2022 - April 18, 2022
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The course is a 5-week online course that includes online self-study modules and five (5) 90-minute Zoom sessions. The program is facilitated by an ADCES Master Lifestyle Coach trainer. Coursework includes:
- ADCES Online Lifestyle Coach Training course: 8 modules, post test, and course evaluationeviF5 Zoom session discussions and activities
- Five (5) 90-minute Zoom session discussions and activities
Zoom Session Schedule: Wednesdays, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central Time
(90 minutes). Participation in all 5 Zoom sessions is mandatory.
- March 16, 2022
- March 23, 2022
- March 30, 2022
- April 6, 2022
- April 13, 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 (NIDDK)-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 CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs, comparing the lifestyle coach with other diabetes education professionals.
- Utilizing case studies of eligible and ineligible participants, describe participant eligibility criteria for the National DPP.
- 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., teach-backs.
- 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 participant materials.
- 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 knowledge-based activity. This 12-hour online course includes online coursework, participant presentations, discussion, and question and answer periods.
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: Ronda Merryman-Valiyi, MSN, RN, CDCES
Ronda Merryman-Valiyi has been a certified diabetes care and education specialists 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.
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.
||Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
The Universal Activity Number for pharmacists is JA4008258-0000-22-003-H01-P.
The Universal Activity Number for pharmacy technicians is is JA4008258-0000-22-003-H01-T.
This knowledge-based activity has been approved for 12 contact hour(s).
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.
||American Medical Association (AMA)
Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists designates this activity 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.
||American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists designates this activity for a maximum of 12 ANCC contact hour(s). This activity discusses 0.0 contact hour(s) of pharmacotherapeutic content.
The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 10977, for 12 contact hour(s).
||American Academy of PAs (AAPA)
The 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.
||Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
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. Sphere and Competency selection is at the learner’s
of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
a Jointly Accredited Organization, the Association of Diabetes Care &
Education Specialists is approved to offer social work continuing education by
the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education
(ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this
program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to
determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education
credit. The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists maintains
responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 12 continuing education
Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (CDCES)
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.cbdce.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 Management (BC-ADM)
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 requirements.
Other Health Professionals
It is the responsibility of each participant to determine if the program meets the criteria for re-licensure or recertification for their discipline.
To receive a Statement of Credit and Lifestyle Coach Certificate, you must complete the ADCES DPP Lifestyle Coach online course modules, participate in the 5 Zoom sessions, do the assigned presentation, pass the post-test, and submit the required course evaluation. Your Statement of Credit and Lifestyle Coach Certificate will be issued digitally in your learning portal upon submission of the evaluation. Information about claiming your Digital Badge will be provided in the course information.
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity
and Independence, the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists
(ADCES) requires anyone in a position to affect or control continuing education
content (e.g., authors, presenters, and program planners) to disclose all financial
relationships with ineligible companies. It is the responsibility of ADCES to
mitigate and disclose all relevant conflicts of interest. 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.
Relevant disclosures (or lack thereof)
among educational activity planners and faculty are as follows:
Ronda Merryman-Valiyi, MSN, RN, CDCES has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, CDCES, BC-ADM, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
approval of this educational offering by the ADCES does not imply endorsement
of specific therapies, treatments, or products discussed in the
Mitigation of Relevant Conflicts of Interest
relevant conflicts of interest have been mitigated.
ADCES Member Price: $749.00
Non-Member Price: $849.00
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