Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

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Education & CE Opportunities

Live Courses

​Whether you are preparing to earn or renew your certified diabetes care and education specialist (CDCES) credential or are looking for a crash course in building your own diabetes education program, we have the live courses to help.

Not sure where to begin? Complete a self-assessment review to find areas you can target for growth and development.


CORE Concepts® Course

Two Days. Three instructors. Up to 23 CE. Coming to a region near you!​

Pharmacology Boot Camps

Get a crash course in the pharmacology and pathophysiology of diabetes and earn 4 CE.


Diabetes Education and Prevention Workshops 

Building Your Diabetes Prevention Program (6 CE)

Master the basics of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP), CDC recognition standards and the reimbursement landscape (including the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program benefit) to successfully implement the National DPP in your practice.

ADCES Lifestyle Coach Training (12 CE)

Acquire the necessary skills to deliver a successful National Diabetes Prevention Program at your site.

Motivational Interviewing (9 CE)

Dive into motivational interviewing (MI) and build the person-centered skills required to facilitate effective individual and group conversations around goal-setting and behavior change for participants in national diabetes prevention program (DPP) lifestyle change programs.

ADCES Advanced Lifestyle Coach Training (7 CE)

For experience lifestyle coaches to learn new strategies to engage participants, retain them through the year-long program, and promote positive behavior change. 

Accreditation and Reimbursement Boot Camp (7 CE)

Learn about the latest National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support and how to operationalize them and get reimbursed in your setting.
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