Diabetes Educator
Also referred to as: Diabetes Patient Educator, Diabetes Educator, Staff Nurse - RN - Diabetes Educator
Requirements and Responsibilities
Educates patients on the necessary lifestyle changes involved in a diabetes diagnosis, including nutrition, medication, physical activity and glucose testing. Collects patient data to monitor health status and proactively manage the patient's condition. Requires a bachelor's degree and at least and certification as a registered nurse. Typically required to be a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work.
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Level of Education:  Diabetes Educator Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Diabetes Educator Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Diabetes Educator Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Categories:  Healthcare -- Nursing, Healthcare -- Administrative
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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