CE Credit Approval

CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM ACCREDITATION
Thank you for considering the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) for your continuing education needs.  The AADE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) and the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) in addition to the California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN).

DEADLINES

  • Applications for continuing education credit must be submitted at least  45 business days prior to the program's initial date.
  • Applications submitted less than 45 business days but more than 30 business days prior to the program's initial date will incur an expedited review fee.
  • Applications of 16 contact hours or more received less than 45 business days prior to the anticipated program start date will not be accepted for review and are not eligible for expedited review.
  • In order to meet quality assurance standards, applications submitted less than 30 business days prior to the program's initial date cannot be accepted for review.  
  • AADE does not review applications for continuing education programs that have already occurred.

FEES 

TIPS AND RESOURCES

CE APPLICATION  AND DOCUMENTS REQUIRED
All applicants must complete and submit the application and forms shown below. We will work with you to meet accreditation criteria and to provide high quality educational programs for diabetes educators.

Questions and applications can be submitted via email to ceapplication@aadenet.org.

REPEAT PROGRAMS- Encore Presentations
A previously approved program may be repeated until its expiration date. An Encore request form must be completed and sent to AADE 15 business days prior to the repeated program date. 

  COMMERCIAL SUPPORT AND SPONSORSHIP
Commercial support is financial or in-kind contributions given by a commercial interest that are used to pay for all or part of the costs of an educational activity.
Sponsorship is financial or in-kind contributions from an organization that does not fit the category of a commercial interest and that are used to pay for all or part of the costs of an educational activity.

In order to be in compliance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support, which have been adopted by the ACPE and ANCC, AADE does not review, co-provide, or approve continuing education programs developed by commercial entities. In addition, AADE does not permit educational materials developed by commercial entities, such as slides and handouts, to be used in educational programs.

When your educational program is receiving commercial support from a commercial interest or sponsorship from a not-for-profit entity, the following documents must also be completed and submitted to AADE: