Diabetes Education - 928
Specialize your nursing skills with a graduate certificate in Diabetes Education!
There are over 11 million Canadians living with Diabetes or prediabetes.
Explore the clinical approach to diabetes education through field placements and online theoretical courses. Examine the essential elements of diabetes control, considerations during various phases of life, teaching strategies for clients living with diabetes and more.
This program is designed for those already working as a health professional, looking to enhance their knowledge and skills. An excellent step towards certification as a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE).
To review the admission requirements for this program, and to apply, please visit the Admissions & Registrations tab.
Approximately 5 terms (1.5 years)
Theory Courses: ~ $400 / Clinical: ~ $400 / Pre-Placement: ~ $100
COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:
Q: Can I register into this course if I am just finishing my degree/diploma/certificate in a health related field?
A: No, we do require that you are already a working established health professional.
Q: Can I take all these courses at one time?
A: No, these courses are a prerequisite to the next course, so taken one at a time and following the program of studies is the best way to work through this program.
Q: Is HLTH10223 a course I have to take?
A: HLTH10223 is not a traditional course, but is required to complete your health clearances in order to attend a lab or placement. Refer to the Field Placement/Clinical tab for information.
Admission & Registration
To be eligible you must be a practicing RN, RPN, Registered Dietitian, Pharmacist, Chiropodist, Physician, RMT, Registered Dental Hygienist or other health related professional.
You must be accepted into the program to be able to register for courses.
Program of Studies
The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the 2019/20 academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education- Health and Nursing.
Click on the Course number or Course title for more information on each course.
Visit the Mohawk College Bookstore Textbook Search (opens in new window) for information on textbooks.
A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.
NOTE: YOU MUST register for HLTH10223 to complete required health clearances prior to registration in CLIN10095 - Diabetes Clinical.
|Register||Course number||Course title||Course Hours|
|N/A||HLTH10233||Diabetes Education: Approaches in Practice||42.00|
|N/A||HLTH10234||Living with Diabetes||42.00|
|N/A||HLTH10235||Diabetes: Throughout the Lifespan||42.00|
|N/A||HLTH10236||Diabetes: The Basics||42.00|
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Courses in this program are delivered through OntarioLearn. Visit www.ontariolearn.com to access your course. Visit the OntarioLearn Course page for step-by-step instructions. Please note your course will not appear in OntarioLearn until the scheduled start date.
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Courses are delivered over a set time period and are led by instructors. Most courses do not require that you be online at a certain time of day or night, but that you are active in the course during the schedule. There are scheduled start and end dates and you cannot start courses late nor finish early.
Visit the OntarioLearn Course page to discover how to get started on OntarioLearn. Please note your course will not appear in OntarioLearn until the scheduled start date.
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Field Placement / Clinical
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