Diabetes 360: RN Train-the-Trainer

    April 15, 2021 9:00 AM EDT to April 22, 2021 1:00 PM EDT
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    Via Zoom
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    OPWDD Approved RN Train-the-Trainer Two-Part Training Offerings
    Presented by Gary Anello, RN, MSN, CDCES (Click Here to View Bio)

    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. The complete 8-hour course is offered via two 4-hour interactive webinars. 

    The Center will hold the Diabetes 360 training course via Zoom. Each training will take place from 9:00AM-1:00PM on the dates provided. Participants MUST attend both parts of one training course to receive a Certificate of Attendance and any continuing education credits.

    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! Webinars are live and interactive, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate actively in any discussions.

    Course Description: This training is designed to provide RN's and Social Workers with information and resources to support unlicensed direct care staff 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. 

    Webinar 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


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    *Please Note: This training is provided by the NY Alliance is not affiliated with OPWDD other than the approval of meeting their requirement.

    Cost: $250 per person
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance upon completion of the two-part training. Participants MUST attend both parts of this training via Zoom on Part 1: April 15, 2021 and Part 2: April 22, 2021, and complete a post-test and evaluation following PART 2 of this training to receive a Certificate of Attendance or Completion. This training is approved to provide 7.5 continuing education hours for SWs.

    The New York Alliance for Inclusion & Innovation SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an Approved Provider of Continuing Education for licensed social workers provider numbers #0105.