Join us in Kingston Ontario for Building Your Diabetes Knowledge. Who should attend: Health care professionals e.g. nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, social workers, chiropodists, physicians ...interested in increasing their knowledge about diabetes. May be of particular interest for those preparing for their CDEs.
Take home current, reliable, useful information for immediate use in your daily practice. See the attached brochure for more information
Diabetes in Adolescence—The Transition to Adult Services
The Diabetes Nurse Interest Group (DNIG), Staff Nurse Interest Group (SNIG), and Paediatric Nurse Interest Groups (PedNIG) of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) are pleased to invite you to an educational session on current practices in Diabetes management.
The sessions are offered by webcast or video-conferencing through OTN. Join us to learn about ways to improve your practice. Certificates of Attendance will be provided.
Management of pre-existing diabetes in pregnancy and gestational diabetes
Presenter: Lisa Wheesk, RN BScN MPH CDE
Lisa is a Diabetes Nurse Clinician and Lead in the Diabetes Management Program at the Anishnawbe Mushkiki Health Centre in Thunder Bay. She is a Certified Diabetes Educator, with specialization in Pregnancy and Intensive Insulin Management. Lisa has been practicing nursing in the Aboriginal health field for almost 25 years.
Certification as a Diabetes Educator (CDE)
The CDE is the gold standard but acquiring this qualification requires a lot of work. Here are some suggestions about where to start. The DNIG executive put together the information a few years ago with the help of DNIG member Aileen Knip RN BScN MN CCHN CDE.
Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board (CDECB) The CDEC Board is responsible for the development and administration of the certification program for Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE) in Canada.