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Diabetes 360: Full Circle Understanding

April 9, 2018

Diabetes 360: Full Circle Understanding

OPWDD Approved - This training meets the requirement for diabetic education of RN's contained in NYS OPWDD Administrative Directive 2003-01. This training qualifies as the OPWDD initial RN train-the-trainer course.

Training Opportunity for Nurses, Social Workers & Other Practitioners!

2018 Dates Now Available!
Session 1: April 17, 2018 | 9:00AM-1:00PM
Session 2: April 24, 2018 | 9:00AM-1:00PM
Registration Now Available! Click the link below!

Session 1: July 10, 2018 | 9:00AM-1:00PM
Session 2: July 17, 2018 | 9:00AM-1:00PM
Registration Coming Soon!

Session 1: October 9, 2018 | 9:00AM-1:00PM
Session 2: October 16, 2018 | 9:00AM-1:00PM
Registration Coming Soon!

This comprehensive curriculum provides essential information for working with people who have pre-diabetic or diabetic conditions with a focus on those with special needs. RRTI and instructor Gary Anello, RN, MSN, CDE will offer the complete 8-hour course via two 4-hour interactive webinars.

Nurses, social workers, dietitians, family care providers and other practitioners will gain skills in supporting direct support professionals as well as facilitating independence for individuals diagnosed with diabetes and pre-diabetes.

Receive your training from the comfort of your office, home or any other location that suits you! This training is offered live and interactive over two-parts, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate actively in any discussions.

Course Description: This training is designed to provide RN's, Social Workers and other practitioners with information and resources to support unlicensed direct support professionals and other practitioners in the day-to-day care of individuals with developmental disabilities challenged by pre-diabetes or diabetes. Learn how to access resources to support the best possible outcomes.

Curriculum will include the following topics:
- diabetes defined
- therapeutic achievable goals
- diagnostic testing for the diagnosis of pre-diabetes
- diabetes (Type 1 & 2)
- meter management/preparedness
- medications
- recognizing and treating hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia
- long/short term complications
- the role of regular physical activity
- meal planning
- labs
- psychosocial aspects of the disease process
- technology advances
- immunizations
- eye/dental and foot care with other helpful tips to include teaching strategies.

About the Presenter:
Gary Anello RN, MSN, CDE
Registered Professional Nurse for over 20 years with clinical experience in Med/Surg, Telemetry, Cardiac Intensive Care, the Emergency Department setting, Hemodialysis, Wound Care, Clinical Nursing Instructor, Former American Heart Association Instructor for ACLS, BLS, First Aid, and a Nationally Certified Diabetes Educator since 2008. Experienced in Diabetes (Type 1, 2 and Gestational) in a variety of professional roles for over many years. Member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, The American Diabetes Association and certified as a Diabetes Educator through the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators. Employed over the years in multiple hospital systems offering Diabetes Education for both in-patient and outpatient settings along with local community program involvement. Successfully instructed professionals, non-professionals and private citizens in a variety of methods and levels along with involvement with multiple New York State agencies/facilities setting up Diabetes programs, consisting of classes and counseling group and private sessions.

REGISTRATION NOTE: Participants MUST attend both parts of the presentation offerings in order to receive a Certificate of Completion. Registration now available below!

Cost: $250.00

This Continuing Nursing Education Activity was Approved by the Northeast Multi-State Division, An Accredited Approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. *Expiration date for awarding contact hours 6/15/2018

APRIL 2018: Diabetes 360 Registration Link

For more information, please contact:
Kate Connally