St. John’s Registered Dietitian Receives Certification as Diabetes Educator (April 2, 2012)

St. John’s Medical Center announced that Catherine Holland, Registered Dietitian, recently received her National Board Certification as a Diabetes Educator (NCBDE). To be eligible for NCBDE certification, a current license and registration as a health professional is required, as well as a minimum of 1,000 hours of experience as a diabetes educator. Ms. Holland has been a member of the St. John’s Medical Center wellness and education team since November 2005 and provides inpatient and outpatient nutrition counseling as well as diabetes self-management education.

“We are very proud of her achievement” said Catherine Cullinane, RNC, CDE, program coordinator of Diabetes Education. “We are fortunate to have someone so dedicated and passionate about providing patient education” she said. The St. John’s Diabetes Education program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association.

For more information about the Diabetes Education program call 307-739-7620 or visit tetonhospital.org/diabetes.