Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Leader Course & Diabetes Self-Management Program Leader Cross-Training

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Monday-Friday, February 11-15, 2019, 9 AM - 5 PM
Day 1:
Monday, February 11, 2019 at 09:00 AM until 05:00 PM
Day 2:
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 09:00 AM until 05:00 PM
Day 3:
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 09:00 AM until 05:00 PM
Day 4:
Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 09:00 AM until 05:00 PM
Day 5:
Friday, February 15, 2019 at 09:00 AM until 05:00 PM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Location Name
To Be Determined
United States
Cost Range
$225.00 to $325.00

Host And Instructor

Alaska Department of Health & Social Services
Leslie Shallcross, 907-474-2426 or

Training Overview Description

Help your clients take control with the Diabetes Self-Management Program and the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. These programs can be offered by professionals or volunteers at health centers, senior centers, or other community sites. They are strongly recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Administration on Aging and the Health Resources Services Administration. The Diabetes Self-Management Program can be the core of a recognized clinical DSME program. You will be able to help clients and their families to:

  • Manage symptoms
  • Communicate with their health-care team
  • Decrease frustration
  • Fight fatigue and pain
  • Eat healthier and understand food labels
  • Monitor blood sugar levels
  • Make daily tasks easier
  • AND...get more out of life

Event-specific Details


Living Well Alaska Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Leader Course

  • Dates: February 11-14, 2019
  • Cost: $225

Diabetes Self-Management Program Leader Cross-Training

  • Date: February 15, 2019
  • Cost: $100

Individuals who participate in the first 4 days will be eligible to participate in the 1-day cross training. Current Leaders who have been trained in the CDSMP can also participate in the cross-training.

Long Term Care
Interprofessional Education, Training and Practice
Chronic Disease Management
Alternative/Complementary medicine
Adolescent Health
Public Health Nurse
Nurse Educator
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Administrator
Licensed Practical Nurse
CNA/NA (Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant)
Physician Assistant
Other Nurse Practitioner
Other Mid-Level Providers
NP - Women's Health
NP - Psychiatric
NP - Pediatric
NP - Family Practice
Respite Worker
Recreational/Activity Therapist
Patient Advocate
Individual Support Worker
Home Health Aide/Personal Care Attendant
Case Manager/Care Coordinator
Community Health Practitioner (CHP)
Community Health Aide (CHA)
Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse - CNS
Family Caregiver
Health Educator

Registration Information

Additional Information can be found here.

Or contact Leslie Shallcross at 907-474-2426 or