Upcoming events

    • Thursday, January 10, 2019
    • Thursday, January 31, 2019
    • 3 sessions
    • 1 Rhodes Pl, Cranston, RI 02905
    • 24
    Registration is closed

    Session I: Thursday, Jan 10th | 8:30AM - 5:30PM
    Session II: Thursday, Jan 17th | 8:30AM - 5:30PM
    Imperial Room at Rhodes Place | 1 Rhodes Place, Cranston, RI

    Held over the course of two full-day sessions, this continuing education program will cover the following topics:

    • Advanced Cardiovascular Pathophysiology and Related Complications
    • Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests used in the Management of CVD
    • Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Hypertension
    • Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Hyperlipidemia
    • Nutritional Management of Cardiovascular Disease
    • Helping Patients with Tobacco Cessation
    • Physical Activity in CVD

    Nurses, dietitians, and pharmacists can earn up to 12.5 hours of live continuing education contact hours (including 5.25 contact hours of pharmacotherapeutics content) through completion of the course.

    Click here for the full course schedule

    This course is only held once each year, and space is limited - Register now to reserve your seat!

    After completing both sessions of the course participants who are currently RI Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educators (CDOEs) in good standing will be eligible to sit for an exam to earn the credential of Cardiovascular Disease Outpatient Educator (CVDOE).  You must be a current CDOE in good standing and pass the exam to become a CVDOE.

    CVDOE Exam: Thursday, Jan 31st | 2PM - 4:30PM
    Warwick Public Library | 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI

    • Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    • Tuesday, May 07, 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • 1 Rhodes Place, Cranston, RI 02905
    • 56

    Become a Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educator - Enroll in the 2019 CDOE Certification Course today!

    Tuesday, March 12, 2019 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (6.0 Contact Hours)
    Pathophysiology and Acute Complications of Diabetes
    Prevention of Chronic Complications of Diabetes
    Basic Nutrition Principles for Diabetes Management

    Tuesday, March 26, 2019 8:30 am-5:00 pm (7.0 Contact Hours)
    Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Diabetes Mellitus
    Advanced Nutrition Principles for Diabetes: Meal Planning and Carbohydrate Counting
    Gestational Diabetes
    Health Literacy and Diabetes

    Tuesday, April 9, 2019 8:30am - 5:00pm (6.75 Contact Hours)
    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 23, 2019 8:30am - 4:30 pm (6.5 Contact Hours)
    Motivational Interviewing and Behavioral Change
    Diabetes and Depression
    Practical Applications of Diabetes Management
    Question and Answer Session

    Exam: Tuesday, May 7, 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

    New this year: Individuals may attend the course for continuing education without seeking certification, see table below for registration rates. 

     Registration Type  Non-CDOEs Current CDOEs *
     CDOE Certification Course & Exam  $799  N/A
     All 4 Sessions for CE Credit ONLY  $599  $499
     Single-day registration for CE Credit ONLY  $199  $149
    *Current CDOEs must be logged into CDOE website to register at the CDOE rates

     Dates Hours of CE CE for Nurses and Dietitians  CE for Pharmacists 
    Tues, March 12, 2019  6.0  Yes  No
    Tues, March 26, 2019  7.0  Yes  Yes
    Tues, April 9, 2019  6.75  Yes  No
    Tues, April 23, 2019  6.5  Yes  Yes
    Tues, May 7, 2019  Exam  No  No

Past events

Friday, September 21, 2018 2018 CDOE Annual Symposium
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 CDOE Process and Billing 101
Saturday, April 28, 2018 2018 CDOE Spring Seminar
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 2018 CDOE Certification Course
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 CDOE Executive Board Meeting
Friday, September 29, 2017 2017 CDOE Annual Symposium
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 CDOE Executive Board Meeting
Saturday, April 01, 2017 CDOE Spring Seminar
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 CDOE Executive Board Meeting
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 2017 CDOE Certification Course
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 CDOE Executive Board Meeting
Thursday, September 29, 2016 Managing Cardiovascular Risk in Patients With Diabetes (CVDOE Certification Course)
Friday, September 23, 2016 CDOE Annual Symposium
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 CDOE Executive Board Meeting

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