This Board of Governors certificate program offers a firm foundation in current clinical approaches to diabetes education. It is designed for health professionals who wish to specialize in the field of diabetes education. The program requires completion of four online theory courses and a 40-hour program capstone project. The program is a step towards certification with the Canadian Diabetes Association as a Certified Diabetes Educator.
Students must be health professionals.
Note: Students are encouraged to declare their program of choice with the Registrar's Office when registering for their first course. Students must declare their program of choice by the time they complete the third course in any one program. Applications for this program are not accepted through ontariocolleges.ca.
Upon completion of the Lambton certificate, the student needs to serve 800 practical hours prior to writing the Diabetes Educator exam. For more information, students are encouraged to contact the Canadian Diabetes Association.
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