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ADCES Board Certified-Advanced Diabetes Management Credential Now Accepted for ANCC’s Magnet Recognition Program®

Apr 09, 2020

The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists is proud to announce its board certified-advanced diabetes management credential (BC-ADM®) is now on the list of accepted certifications for the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program®. The program distinguishes health care organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence and is the highest national honor for professional nursing practice.

“Acceptance of the BC-ADM certification for this program is a tremendous honor and reflects the commitment by ADCES and BC-ADM credential holders to deliver the highest quality care for the diabetes community” said Jodi Lavin-Tompkins MSN, RN, BC-ADM, CDCES, director of accreditation and content development at ADCES. “The BC-ADM credential has been an asset to so many diabetes care and education specialists working to show their value to employers and clients. This acceptance will only further support those striving to provide the very best care.”   

The BC-ADM credential is managed by ADCES and recognizes professionals who have attained an advanced level of skill in the management of diabetes through therapeutic problem-solving and by addressing the complex needs of clients. Credential holders adjust medications, treat and monitor acute and chronic complications and other comorbidities, counsel clients on lifestyle modifications, address psychosocial issues, and participate in research and monitoring. For more information on the BC-ADM credential, visit

The Magnet Recognition Program designates organizations worldwide where nursing leaders successfully align their nursing strategic goals to improve the organization’s patient outcomes. The Magnet Recognition Program provides a roadmap to nursing excellence, which benefits the whole of an organization. To nurses, Magnet Recognition means education and development through every career stage, which leads to greater autonomy at the bedside. To patients, it means the very best care, delivered by nurses who are supported to be the very best that they can be.

About the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists: 

ADCES is an interdisciplinary professional membership organization dedicated to improving prediabetes, diabetes and cardiometabolic care through innovative education, management and support. With more than 12,000 professional members including nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and others, ADCES has a vast network of practitioners working to optimize care and reduce complications. ADCES supports an integrated care model that lowers the cost of care, improves experiences and helps its members lead so better outcomes follow. Learn more at, or visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn (Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists), Twitter (@ADCESdiabetes) and Instagram (@ADCESdiabetes).


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