NMDAC’s programs not only provides continuing education on diabetes-related topics, but each meeting also offers the opportunity for mentoring, camaraderie and information sharing among healthcare professionals who are making a difference in the lives of those with diabetes.
Benefits of Joining NMDAC
Annual Professional and Para-Professional Membership includes:
- No fee for admission to each NMDAC educational session
- Opportunity to apply for Continuing Education Units at each program (may include CME, CDR, CHES, ACPE)
- Priority on stand-by list when sessions reach capacity
- Opportunity to vote in elections and on NMDAC matters
- Opportunity to further NMDAC’s mission by serving as a board member or on a select committee
Organizational Partner benefits also include:
- Up to five designated members (savings of $125)
- Recognition of organization/company on NMDAC website
Sustaining Partner benefits also include:
- Two designated members
- Opportunity to have an information table at each meeting
- Recognition of organization/company at each meeting, in event promotional e-mails, and on NMDAC website
Membership and training fees are waived for all state government employees.
Membership is for one year and ends December 31, 2018. Membership form and payment is requested by January 31 of each membership year. Membership will not be pro-rated for late enrollments; full payment will be due for partial or mid-year enrollments.
The Office of African American Affairs is hosting the annual 90-Day Healthy Body Challenge and is looking for a presenter to speak on Diabetes in the Black community. A small stipend may be provided.
If interested the event will take place on any Wednesday evening at 6 PM 3/15-4/12/2017.
If there are any questions or comments please contact Kenneth B. Winfrey, the health outreach coordinator at the State of New Mexico, Office of African American Affairs using the following information:
The Chronic Disease Prevention Council, with which the DAC has a close working relationship, has its quarterly meeting next week. All who are interested are invited to attend. In addition, please share this information with others in your networks who may be interested.
The meeting will focus on Health Systems Interventions and will take place on Tuesday, September 13, 1:00-4:00 pm, at the UNM Continuing Education Center in Albuquerque. (Location: 1634 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131)
Conference calling is also available by dialing 505-633-4208 and entering code 5168054.
Our mission is provide and advocate for culturally-sensitive professional development for the multidisciplinary health care professional community in order to improve the quality of diabetes prevention and care in New Mexico.
The New Mexico Diabetes Advisory Council represents individuals and groups across New Mexico trying to reduce the burden of diabetes on individuals, families, communities, the health care system, and the state.
Each year, we coordinate a series of professional development sessions that are attended by physicians, nurses, dieticians, podiatrists, optometrists, promotores, community health representatives, health educators, program administrators, and students.