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Health Care and Educator Training

Specialization

 

Diabetes

Prediabetes

Exercise/Physical Activity

Lifestyle Management

Health Complications

Approved by:

Diabetes Training Programs 

 

DMA offers its programs for CE and CME credits through a variety of health care professional and other educator organizations.

Approved HCP, Educator, & Fitness Organizations:

American Association of Diabetes Educators (in 2020 changed to Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists, or ADCES):

"AADE7 Self Care Behaviors: Being Active" 

1 CEC course offered through AADE for $29.95

AADE7: Being Active

Diabetes Medication Therapy Management:

MTM Module 7: "Exercise for Better Health"

2 CPE as part of 13 CPE, 27-credit hour course for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians for $149

MTM Module 7

UCSF Advanced Management of Diabetes:

Module 1: "Clinical Management of Adult Diabetes" (includes "Exercise Basics, Benefits, and Recommendations" and "Prescribing Exercise for People with Type 2")

10 CME for $199 per module or 30 CME for $499 for the 3-module certificate course

UCSF Module 1

Human Kinetics: The Athlete's Guide to Diabetes 

"Online CE Exam" (based on book's content)

Approved for CEs by 31 different organizations ($69)

HK CE Exam only ($69)

HK Print Book + CE Exam ($89)

HK E-Book + CE Exam ($79)

Fitness Continuing Education Alliance (FCEA):

Specialist Certificate Program ($397 for 3 levels) 

FCEA Specialist Program

Approved for CE Credits:

18.0    AAAI-ISMA

18.0    American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

18.0    American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)

18.0    Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)

  1.8    Aquatic Therapy and Rehab Institution (ATRI)

18.0    International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)

  9.0    National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)

18.0    National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)

18.0    Sara's City Workout (SCW)

18.0    YMCA

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM):

"Diabetes for the Exercise Professional"

All-level, special populations course ($120)--6 CEC

ACSM All-Level Course

American Council on Exercise (ACE):

Diabetes Training Program (3 levels): 

0.6 CEC for ACE Level 1 ($149)

0.5 CEC for ACE Level 2 ($149)

     0.5 CEC for ACE Level 3 ($149)   

 

NSPA Approved for 6 CEUs

NPTI Approved as specialty education

Outside the USA:

 

MedeXN Fitness Institute (MFI, Canada-based):

 

"Diabetes Exercise Specialist" (DES) Certification 

3-level program ($499 Canadian for bundle) 

MFI Diabetes Exercise Specialist

"Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes" 

By level only ($189 Canadian per course) 

MFI Level 1 Course

MFI Level 2 Course

MFI Level 3 Course

A Life of Education (ALOE, UAE-based):

 

"Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes: Diabetes Training Levels 1/2/3"

3-level program ($349 US dollars for bundle) 

ALOE Diabetes Training 1/2/3

"Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes" 

By level only ($149 US dollars per course) 

ALOE Level 1 Diabetes Training

ALOE Level 2 Diabetes Training

ALOE Level 3 Diabetes Training

 

DMA All-Level Content:

Newly updated for 2020

All DMA training programs were created by Dr. Sheri Colberg, one of the world's leading authorities on exercise and diabetes, serving to educate health and fitness professionals.

 

Diabetes overview: key terms, diabetes and prediabetes basics (such as diagnosis, A1C, and time in range), gestational diabetes, when to get a checkup first

 

Motion overview: fitness basics, physiology basics, hormonal responses, exercise energy systems, insulin resistance and its reversal, weight loss and maintenance

Diabetes motion training: cardio, resistance, flexibility, core, and balance training basics, unstructured activities, maximizing muscle mass and insulin action, debunking myths

 

Diabetes motion basics: blood glucose monitoring, oral medications, injected (non-insulin) meds, use of insulin, medication exercise effects, effects of food, low-carb eating, supplements (amino acids, creatine, sports drinks, vitamins, caffeine, and more), injuries

 

Diabetes motion specifics: meters and continuous monitors, normal responses, how motion factors affect blood glucose, adjusting exercise food intake, adjusting meds and insulin for exercise, hypoglycemia (and unawareness), hyperglycemia, sprinting effects, hydration, troubleshooting tips

 

Special considerations: health complications overview, overweight or obese clients, older clients, youth with diabetes, training trends, female concerns, athletes and performance issues

 

Motion motivation: why people stop exercising, motivational interviewing, overcoming exercise barriers (and quiz), effective goal setting, using technology for motivation, getting emotionally fit through activity

 

View 2020 content overview for all 3 training levels