Project Dulce: Diabetes Peer Educator Training Program

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Join us May 31-June 2, 2018 in La Jolla!

This course is intended for mid-level providers, RNs, RDs, lay and clinical health educators, supervisory staff at health clinics and community organizations.

Course Overview

Covers basic concepts in diabetes management, including prevention of complications, nutrition, physical activity, goal setting, and standards of care. Trains peer diabetes educators to deliver diabetes education and skills training, with a specific focus on underserved and low literacy populations. Guides professionals in clinical and community organizations in establishing a sustainable diabetes education program.

Educational Objectives

After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the latest standards of diabetes care and primary treatment methods.
  • Name the 7 self-care behaviors that guide effective diabetes self-management.
  • Identify patient education material appropriate for low literacy populations.
  • List the types and mechanism of action of most frequently used diabetes medications.
  • Use creative teaching techniques to engage participants and facilitate learning.
  • Clarify the elements of a DSME program required to achieve ADA or AADE recognition.
  • Identify effective methods of participant recruitment and retention.
  • Describe how to evaluate your diabetes education program.

Course Locations

Day 1 - The Fundamentals of Diabetes Management

The Schaetzel Center

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

9890 Genesee Ave

La Jolla, California 92037


Day 2-3 - Project Dulce: Diabetes Peer Educator Training Program

Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute

10140 Campus Point Dr

San Diego, California 92121

Event Details
Date Time
Thu, May 31st, 2018 - Sat, Jun 2nd, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM