Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

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BC-ADM® Tools & Resources

BC-ADM Practice Exam

Over 70 practice exam questions covering all four domains of practice.

The test is available in two modes:

  • Practice Mode: Instant feedback on each question as you progress
  • Exam Mode: Feedback provided at the completion of the practice exam

Exam Blue Print 

(Complete exam outline can be found in the Candidate Handbook)

Category Domains of Practice Percent No. of Questions
I Assessment and Diagnosis 30% 45
II Planning and Intervention 34% 50
III Evaluation and Follow-up 23% 34
IV Population Health, Advocacy, and Professional Development 14% 20

Examination Scoring: 

Examination results reports will be mailed approximately six (6) weeks after the close of the testing window. Examination results reports will be provided only in writing by mail, not by telephone, email, or fax. View details on the examination results report which candidates will receive after taking the BC-ADM exam.

Exam Prep Toolkit

ADCES has developed study sheets and a reference list to help you study for the BC-ADM exam. Follow a few simple steps to make sure you are prepared to sit for the exam:
  • Step 1. Verify you are eligible to sit for the exam.

  • Step 2. Review the four study sheets, one for each domain.

  • Step 3. Focus on areas for improvement.

Scantron Corporation: ADCES's Test Vendor

ADCES has contracted with Scantron Corporation to process applications and schedule and monitor the actual BC-ADM certification exam. Scantron offers help to our candidates and can be reached by phone or email:

(919) 572-6880 

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