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What We Say Matters: Language that Respects the Individual and Imparts Hope | 0.5 CEs

What We Say Matters: Language that Respects the Individual and Imparts Hope | 0.5 CEs

$ 19.00

Title: What We Say Matters: Language that Respects the Individual and Imparts Hope

"I had my entire staff participate in the webinar and we all gained a lot from it. Thank you!" - Dawn F.

What we say matters

As educators, advocates, spouses, friends, and providers, our use of language can deeply affect the self-view of people living with diabetes every day.

Intentional communication is a powerful tool that can uncover trauma, identify barriers, and move both the provider and person with diabetes toward a greater understanding of the issues involved.

The language used in the health care setting is immensely important in determining trust, mutual respect, and meaningful long-term relationships.

Many people with diabetes have experienced injustice, trauma, marginalization, and are often struggling with feelings of shame and blame.

Topics covered include:

  • Learn phrases, words, and approaches that can be left behind.
  • Describe diabetes language that is respectful, inclusive, person-centered, and imparts hope.
  • Discuss how to evaluate for ACE and provide trauma-informed care
  • Practice communicating about diabetes using phrases free from judgment with a focus on a strength-based approach.

      Diabetes Education Services Online University Courses are an excellent way to study for your exam anytime and anywhere that is convenient for you. You will have immediate access to your courses  for 1 year after your purchase date. Each individual online course includes a: 90 minute video presentation, podcast, practice test and additional resources.

      Intended Audience: A critical course for anyone in the field of diabetes education!

      Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, has been Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management for over 15 years. She is an Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF, a working educator, and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.

      Fee: $19.00 (Group Discounts Available)

      All hours earned count toward your CDCES Accreditation Information

      Earn 0.5 CEs 

      Course Level: 4 (included in Level 4 | Advanced & Specialty Topics)

      Video presentation and podcast available now On Demand

      AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*  

      The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

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