Diabetes Clinical Skills   
Jean Rifkin, RD, CDE®, PhD

 

HELPS TO STUDY FOR
CERTIFIED DIABETES EDUCATOR ®
EXAM OR RECERTIFICATION*


PROFESSIONAL HOME STUDY COURSE
 
NURSES, DIETITIANS, PHARMACISTS, PHYSICIANS

APPROVED BY COMMISSION ON DIETETIC REGISTRATION
USE CLOCK HOURS ONLY TO RECERTIFY FOR NCBDE
USE CEUs FOR OTHER PROFESSIONAL BOARDS

WHAT IS DIABETES CLINICAL SKILLS?

It is a professional home study course specifically focused on knowledge and skills 
designed to assist in preparation for the certified diabetes educators® exam, or use for recertification.

  • Updated information which is useful for studying for the CDE® exam
    Information includes: Pathophysiology, Pharmacological therapies, Monitoring, Management, Complications, Teaching, Learning - All Test Focused
  • Plus a powerful method to absorb the needed information
    Use this course for Updates, Diabetes Patient Care and/or preparation for the CDE®EXAM
    *
  • 387 sample questions
    Insulin Problems and Decisions, Diet Changes, Lipid Changes, Cardiovascular Update, Drug Interactions, Identify Patient Behavior for Self-Management plus more
  • Study Manual Includes:
    • Diabetes Clinical Topics plus Interaction by Educator & Patient
    • Diabetes Case Assessment Numbers
    • Information Topics helpful to study for CDE® Test
    • 387 Practice Questions
    • The study material is packaged in a unique format to help you retain the study information and knowledge
    • The course provides you with practical "why" knowledge and "how to" skills
    • ALL INFORMATION UPDATED AS APPROVED

WHAT CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (CEUs) ARE INVOLVED AND WHO APPROVES?

  • The course is approved for 60 CEUs which may be used for the Commission on Dietetic Registration*
  • Board of Registered Nursing State of California Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Various professional boards accept the CEUs approved for Diabetes Clinical Skills and states reciprocal to Board of Registered Nursing State of California Department of Consumer Affair
  • Nurses requiring continued education credits should check with their state nursing organization
  • Pharmacists should check their State Board of Pharmacy for self-study credits plus one-on-one consultation credits
  • California State Board of Pharmacy
  • After completing the questions in the study manual and passing your test by 70%, you will receive a certificate for credit
  • National Certification Board Diabetes Educators - use clock hours only, not to exceed 60 CEUs, may be less than 60 CEUs*

 

*Certified Diabetes Educator® and CDE® are federally registered trademarks owned and controlled by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE). Diabetes Clinical Skills is not affiliated or endorsed by NCBDE. The NCBDE only accepts clock hour CEU credits from programs approved by providers on the NCBDE list of “Recognized Continuing Education Providers”. The Commission on Dietetic Registration is on the NCBDE list of “Recognized Continuing Education Providers”. Diabetes Clinical Skills is approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration which is on the list of “Recognized Continuing Education Providers”.

 

*To satisfy the requirement for renewal of certification by continuing education for the NCBDE, continuing education activities must be applicable to diabetes and approved by a provider on the NCBDE List of Recognized Providers (www.ncbde.org). NCBDE does not approve continuing education. The Commission on Dietetic Registration is on the NCBDE list of “Recognized Continuing Education Providers”. Diabetes Clinical Skills is approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration which is on the list of “Recognized Continuing Education Providers”. All tests and paper work must be completed by 12/31/14 to receive CEU Credits.

WHAT ARE THE FEES?

  • Diabetes Clinical Skills Manual $250 - shipping and handling $10

 

 

HOW DO I ORDER?

  • Phone Lexy Rarick at: 800-213-4742 or lexyrarick@gmail.com
  • The Company is:
    Diabetes Seminars, Inc.
    9604 NE 126th Ave Suite 2330 
    Vancouver , Washington 98682
    (800) 213-4742 Fax (360) 882-0523

WHO IS JEAN RIFKIN MA, MS, RD, CDE®, PhD?

Jean has given all day seminars, lectured at universities, plus in-service seminars and has articles published on diabetes.

"You have the potential to become known by patients and staff as a Diabetes Educator who practices EXCELLENT patient care."

TESTIMONIALS

"Who is Jean Rifkin??? One amazing CDE ® who left her mark on me (a good mark)! Thanks for all you do."– T.G. from California

"Thank you so much for your help. There are not many words that I could think of to express my gratitude. I will never ever forget you." – A.R. from Virginia

"Thank you for helping me pass my CDE® exam! Your manual helped me prepare over the past year. I was not surprised by any of the test questions, as your guidance prepared me well. You provide an excellent product and I so appreciated your personal attention. I could truly tell that you wanted me to succeed! That encouragement goes a long way on test day." – J.T. from Missouri

"I would like to thank Jean for helping me pass the CDE® Exam today. I just took the exam and did quite well!" "All of you would be proud to know that 90% of everything I studied was from her Diabetes Clinical Skills Manual." – L.S., MD from Arizona

"I studied your book and was fortunate to pass the CDE® exam in June. I must say that until I got the book I wasn’t on the right track to gathering the info I needed. Thanks!" – J.D., RN from Florida

"Thank you for the great test prep review guide and variety of questions. Due to your guide, I passed the CDE exam on the first try on May 2nd! Thank you, so much for a great guide." Very respectfully, E.M.D.,RD from Pennsylvania

MORE INFORMATION ON DIABETES?

American Dietetic Association

Commission on Dietetic Registration – see Education Diabetes

Nurse Practitioner – see Education

Board of Registered Nursing California

California State Board of Pharmacy

Idaho State Board of Pharmacy

Or for any information, please call Lexy Rarick at (800) 213-4742.