AADE Annual Conference is an opportunity for diabetes educators from around the country to come together to explore new ideas, experience new technologies and exchange best practices while earning up to 29.5 CE over four days. Up to 3 additional hours of credit can be offered to registered nurses, nurse practitioners and registered dietitians for poster sessions.
Additional CE can be earned for attending AADE18 Preconference Courses
The educational sessions for the AADE18 are designed for diabetes educators, including RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, PAs and other healthcare providers interested in staying up to date on current practices of care for their patients with diabetes and other related conditions.
AADE18 will have both Knowledge-based and Application-based activities:
- Knowledge-based: Designed for the information to be presented to the learner based on evidence accepted in literature by the healthcare profession.
- Application-based: Designed to apply the information learned in the time frame allotted and is evidence based as accepted in the literature.
The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This program provides up to 29.5 contact hours of continuing education credit depending on sessions attended.
Registered nurses are eligible to receive credit for poster sessions
The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP# 10977).
The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program provides up to 29.5 contact hours (2.8 CEUs) of continuing education credit depending on sessions attended. See final CPE activity announcement for specific details and pharmacy Universal Activity Numbers (UAN).
The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AM001) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive up to 29.5 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activities/materials depending on sessions attended. Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.
Registered dietitians are eligible to receive credit for poster sessions. Registered dietitians may also gain additional hours of credit for exhibit viewing through their accreditation supplier.
CDR Performance Indicators
- 1.2 — Applies understanding of informatics terminology and input and output devices (e.g. laptop, smart phones, flash drive).
- 1.5 — Applies medical nutrition therapy in disease prevention and management.
- 2.1 — Assesses the physical, social and cultural needs of the individual, group, community or population.
- 8.3.1 — Maintains the knowledge and skill to manage a variety of disease states and clinical conditions.
Learning Need Code
5190 – Diabetes mellitus (disease/disorder)
This program is not yet approved for CME credit. The American Association of Diabetes Educators plans to request 29.5 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit from the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits yet to be determined.
The American Association of Diabetes Educators 2018 Annual Conference program will be submitted for continuing education credit to the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners for approval of 29.5 contact hours of accredited education
Nurse Practitioners are eligible to receive credit for poster sessions.
Board Certified Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)
AADE is the administering body for the Advanced Diabetes Management credentials. Continuing education programs offered by AADE can be used toward fulfilling BC-ADM Certification and recertification requirements.
Certified Diabetes Educators
To satisfy the requirements for renewal of certification for the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators (NCBDE), continuing education activities must be diabetes related and approved by a provider on the NCBDE list of Approved Providers (www.ncbde.org). NCBDE does not approve continuing education. The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) is on the NCBDE list of Approved Providers.