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Level 4 | The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health | 1.0 CE

Level 4 | The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health | 1.0 CE

$ 19.00

Join us live on October 29, 2024, at 11:30 am PST for our Level 4 | The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health | 1.0 CE

Title: Level 4 | The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health: A Personal Story of Resilience and Hope with Coach Beverly | 1.0 CEs 

This course is included in: Level 4 - Advanced Level CoursesPurchase this course individually for $19 or the entire bundle or enroll in the entire bundle and save 50% (discount already applied).

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 online course includes a: video presentation, podcast, practice test, and additional resources.

Adverse childhood experiences (ACE) are associated with an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer & a variety of other health consequences for adults. This session reviews how diabetes care & education specialists can provide screening, assessment, & trauma-informed care to individuals who experienced ACEs & are living with toxic stress. We will explore strategies to address ACES & improve outcomes for individuals & communities. Throughout, we will focus on supporting self-care with a focus on recognizing & promoting resilience.


  1. Discuss the benefits of assessing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) in individuals with diabetes.
  2. State the relationship between ACE Scores & the risk of future health complications.
  3. Describe a person-centered approach to fostering resilience & self-care for individuals with toxic stress.
  4. Identify two strategies to provide trauma-informed care in your work setting.

Learning Outcome:

Participants will identify how trauma can impact diabetes and self-management along with strategies to support hope when working with people with diabetes.

Target Audience:

This course is a knowledge-based activity designed for individuals or groups of diabetes professionals, including RNs, RDs/RDNs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, and other healthcare providers interested in staying up to date on current practices of care for people with prediabetes, diabetes, and other related conditions. The practice areas for RDs/RDNs for CDR reporting are healthcare, preventative care, wellness, and, lifestyle along with, education and research. 

CDR Performance Indicators:

  • 9.2.1
  • 9.2.3
  • 9.4.3

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 

Earn 1.0 CEs 

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

AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and our Level 4 | The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health awards 1.0 CPEUs in accordance with the Commission on Dietetic Registration’s CPEU Prior Approval Program.

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the certification exam. CBDCE and ADCES do not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES or BC-ADM exams, except for those published by CBDCE & ADCES.

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