Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

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Before you begin....are you a CB or LNG? If yes, the following information is not applicable to your CE activities. For your specific application materials please visit ADCES Connect. If you are not a CB or LNG, please continue reading. 

Our dedicated team is available to help you achieve CE activity accreditation, to provide quality diabetes education.

Medical Education Entities

Partnerships with medical education entities require additional review/consideration to ensure content validity and accreditation compliance. If you are looking for ADCES to provide accreditation pricing for your RFP, please note that we do not partner solely to provide a statement of credit for diabetes care and education specialists. Please contact CEapplication@adces.org  if you are a medical education entity and would like to partner with ADCES on your upcoming CE/CME activity/grant proposal. Please review the following before contacting us:

Preliminary Requirements:

  1. You must provide us at least a 2-week timeline for ADCES to review faculty, proposed content learning objectives, outline, and method of delivery. We do not accept urgent requests.
  2. ADCES must accredit your educational activity with at least one professional discipline credit type under our Joint Accreditation status (nurses, dietitians, PAs, pharmacists, physicians, and/or social workers).

*Partnership with ADCES is not guaranteed and is subject to review.

Thank you for your interest in ADCES CE/CME accreditation.



By partnering with ADCES, you can award credit to dietitians, nurses, PAs, pharmacists, physicians and social workers with just one application. Learning formats include in-person meetings, live online events, recorded webinars and online courses.

Collaborating Organizations:

  • NEW! Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • American Academy of PAs (AAPA)
  • Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
  • Certification Board for Diabetes Care & Education (CBDCE)*
*ADCES is an approved provider on the Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education (CBDCE) list of Approved Providers for continuing education. Learn more.

Benefits of JointCE:

  • Expand your market reach-ADCES has more than 11,000 members from multiple disciplines that interact with people with diabetes
  • Access ADCES clinical resources and CE accreditation expertise
Download the program flyer for more details.

Please note: This program is not open to ACCME-defined ineligible companies (any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services used on or consumed by patients). Providers of direct-to-patient clinical services are NOT included in this definition


JointCE Application and Deadlines

For information on the JointCE fee structure, please email CEapplication@adces.org.

To allow adequate CE processing time, please be aware of the following deadlines:

CE/CME Hours Application Deadline Expedited Deadline (will incur an additional fee)
1-3 At least 45 business days prior to activity Between 30-44 business days prior to activity
+$100
4-10 At least 45 business days prior to activity Between 35-44 business days prior to activity
+$150
10+ At least 45 business days prior to activity Between 35-44 business days prior to activity
+$250


Questions? Want more information? Please complete a contact request form and a member of our team will be in touch.

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