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Board Certified-Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM®)

What is a BC-ADM?

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


  • Eligibility Requirements


June Testing Window Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ADCES has extended the June 2020 testing window until July 31, 2020 to give candidates more time to schedule their exam. We are also offering a live, online-proctoring option for candidates to take the exam remotely. Please visit our testing provider's website for the latest updates on test site closures and flexible scheduling options

Resources for Remote Exam

         

Candidate Handbook

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

FAQs

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

Renew

BC-ADM certification renewal is required every 5 years.



Verification

Information on verifying BC-ADM status for candidates.

Tools & Resources

Links to the practice exam and information on exam administration.



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.



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.


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