Practice Resources



  • Why should I consider AADE DEAP?

  • How do I know if my program is eligible?

  • Once my program is accredited, will it be eligible for reimbursement?

  • How do I get started and how long does it take to complete and process the application?

  • Are there any criteria for recently developed or new programs such as a minimum number of participants served and/or a minimum length of time that the program has been providing services?

  • Are outcomes data required upon application?

  • Who should be the program coordinator?

  • Do I have to have a CDE involved in the program?

  • What is the accreditation fee and how do I submit payment?

  • How can I submit the required supporting documents?

  • Does AADE have software I can use to track the data required for DSME/T program accreditation?

  • Must I use AADE's Diabetes Education Curriculum for my accredited program?

  • Does the Advisory Group need to meet prior to applying for accreditation?

  • Do I need both AADE accreditation and ADA recognition?

  • What are some of the next steps after my program has received AADE accreditation?

  • What is a "de-identified" chart?

  • Why is it necessary to submit a patient chart and what parts do I need to include?

  • How do I "de-identify" the patient's information?

  • How do I submit the patient record if I use an electronic health record?

  • What other things does the reviewer look for when reviewing the patient record?

  • How can Community Health Workers (CHWs) be utilized in my program?

  • Is Telehealth covered in DSME/T?

  • Is there anything I need to consider before adding an additional site to my program?

  • What do I need a Change of Status form for and when do I need to submit it to AADE?

  • Why has AADE changed the way it defines a site?

  • What is the definition of a Community Site?

  • What is a Branch Location?

  • What if I am a large organization or corporation?

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