Education & Career

Board Certified-Advanced Diabetes Management
(BC-ADM)

Target Audience Statement

The person holding the BC-ADM credential skillfully manages complex patient needs and assists patients with their therapeutic problem-solving. Within their scope of practice, healthcare professionals who hold the BC-ADM certification:

  • Adjust medications
  • Treat and monitor acute and chronic complications and other comorbidities
  • Counsel patients on lifestyle modifications
  • Address psychosocial issues
  • Participate in research and mentoring


How the BC-ADM Made a Difference in My Career

Janice Baker, RD, CDE, BC-ADM has 33 years of practice. Hear why she became a BC-ADM and why attaining the credential made a big difference.


Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria

Registered Nurse

Registered Dietitian

Pharmacist

Physician Assistant

Physician

Licenses/Registration

Current, active RN license
Current, active dietitian registration
Current, active pharmacist registration/
licensure
Current active physician assistant license
Current active MD/DO license

Advanced Degree

Master’s or higher degree in a relevant clinical, educational, or management
Master’s or higher degree in a relevant clinical, educational, or management
Master’s or higher degree in a relevant clinical, educational, or management
 
PharmD
Master’s or higher degree in a relevant clinical, educational, or management
MD/DO

Experience

500 clinical practice hours within 48 months prior to taking certification
examination. (Clinical hours must be after relevant licensure and advanced
degree has been obtained.)


Candidate Handbook

All the information you need to apply for the exam, renew your certification and explore the exam outline.

Apply

Begin your BC-ADM application process.


Renew

BC-ADM certification renewal is required every 5 years.





The Growing Field of BC-ADMs

Ritesh Patel, CDE, BC-ADM, CPP speaks with Clinical Pharmacists Blake Sullivan and Cornelius Toliver about the growing field of BC-ADMs, and what will encourage more people to earn this credential.


Testing Schedule

Application Received By:

Application
(Including $50 Late Fee)
Received By:

Testing Window:

May 1
May 15
June
November 1
November 15
December


Fees

Application pricing for AADE members and nonmembers.


FAQs

Answers to frequently asked questions about the BC-ADM exam and certification for both first time applicants and those renewing.

Tools & Resources

Links to the practice exam and information on exam administration.



Verification

Information on verifying BC-ADM status for candidates.

2015 BC-ADMs

Congratulations to those candidates who have successfully achieved the BC-ADM credential this year!

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