Education & Career

Board Certified-Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)

Target Audience Statement

The BC-ADM 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


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.



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.


FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions about the BC-ADM exam and certification.

Resources

Links to the practice exam and information on exam administration.



Renewal

BC-ADM certification renewal is required every 5 years.


Verification

Information on verifying BC-ADM status for candidates.

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