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2018 CDOE Certification Course

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018
  • 1 Rhodes Place, Cranston, RI 02905
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Base fee:
  • Sessions I - IV, exam, and course materials via electronic download

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Become a Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educator - Enroll in the 2018 CDOE Certification Course today!

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Pathophysiology and Acute Complications of Diabetes

Prevention of Chronic Complications of Diabetes

Basic Nutrition Principles for Diabetes Management

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 8:30 am-5:00 pm

Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Advanced Nutrition Principles for Diabetes: Meal Planning and Carbohydrate Counting

Gestational Diabetes

Health Literacy and Diabetes

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 8:30am - 5:00pm

Diabetes in the Pediatric Patient & Insulin Pumps

Pattern Management Made Easy

Physical Activity and Diabetes

Glucose Meters

Special Considerations for Diabetes Management

Patient Assessment and Principles of Adult Education

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 8:30am - 4:30 pm

Motivational Interviewing and Behavioral Change

Diabetes and Depression

Practical Applications of Diabetes Management

Question and Answer Session

Exam: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 9 am - 12 pm


Qualifications to Become a CDOE:

  1. CDOE Candidates must have a minimum of three (3) years experience as a registered nurse, dietitian, and/or pharmacist (RN, RD, or RPh) or may petition the Credentialing Committee in collaboration with the Executive CDOE Committee for review.
  2. CDOE candidates must be licensed in Rhode Island as a RN, RD or RPh.
  3. CDOE candidates must have twelve (12) hours of diabetes experience within the last two (2) years either as part of your usual employment or via participation in volunteer work, diabetes support groups, health fairs, screenings, etc.

CDOE Certification Process:

Candidates must successfully complete the CDOE certification process, including:

  1. Attend all 4 sessions of the CDOE Certification Course
  2. Pass the CDOE exam
  3. Pass the teaching component in one of three (3) ways:
    1. Attend a group class and teach a topic associated with the candidate’s profession (i.e. nursing, nutrition, or pharmacology).
    2. Work with a mentor in the candidate’s discipline to observe and perform a one-on-one counseling session.
    3. Participate in a live case study presentation with a current CDOE from the candidate’s discipline.
    • Teaching component must be completed within 9 months of passing the CDOE exam

Qualifications to Become a CDOE:

  1. CDOE Candidates must have a minimum of three (3) years experience as a registered nurse, dietitian, and/or pharmacist (RN, RD, or RPh) or may petition the Credentialing Committee in collaboration with the Executive CDOE Committee for review.
  2. CDOE candidates must be licensed in Rhode Island as a RN, RD or RPh.
  3. CDOE candidates must have twelve (12) hours of diabetes experience within the last two (2) years either as part of your usual employment or via participation in volunteer work, diabetes support groups, health fairs, screenings, etc.

P.O. Box 41590  |  Providence, Rhode Island 02940  |  Tel: 401.223.2982   |   Fax: 401.633.6935

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