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Chapter 12. Role of the Program Coordinator

The program coordinator is responsible for the program, coordinating the classes, meeting regulatory requirements and supervising the class staff. The program coordinator can range from a full-time employee to a part-time employee, depending on the size and frequency of the training program. Under the Stanford Model, the program coordinator can be the master trainer, who is responsible for training each of the lay leaders, supervising the lay leaders, and coordinating the training sessions.

A program coordinator must have the academic preparation and experience to oversee a diabetes self-management training and education program. The program coordinator manages the program.

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