Christine Mealey, RN, MSN Receives Diabetes Educator National Certification
November 18, 2014
Christine Mealey, RN, MSN, Certified Diabetes Educator
Littleton Regional Healthcare is pleased to announce that Christine Mealey, RN, MSN has obtained certification as a Diabetes Educator through the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators. In order to sit for the exam Ms. Mealey had to meet a discipline/licensure requirement, obtain 1000 hours of professional practice experience providing Diabetes Education, and obtain minimum continuing education hours.
The Certified Diabetes Educator certification is a robust 4-hour exam that requires a broad base of knowledge. Of the candidates who sit for the exam only 70-80% will be granted Certification.
Lannette Madden, RN, LMT AC-AHFS and Diabetes Education Coordinator states, "We are incredibly proud of Christine, and grateful for her dedication to her patients and the evidenced based education she provides at LRH."