Becoming a BC-ADM Webinar

Preparing for Board Certification in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) – What you Need to Know

Becoming BC-ADM is a great achievement for diabetes educators with an advanced degree in their field and a professional license as an advanced practice nurse, registered dietitian, or registered pharmacist. The scope of advanced diabetes practice includes patient management skills such as medication adjustment, medical nutrition therapy, exercise planning, counseling for behavior management and psycho-social issues. Attaining optimal metabolic control in the diabetic client may include treatment and monitoring of acute and chronic complications.

Free Webinar – Preparing for the BC-ADM Exam | April 9, 2020 @ 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PST

This free webinar will review changes in BC-ADM requirements for the current year, including exam eligibility and test format, strategies to succeed along with a review of study tips and test-taking tactics. We review sample test questions and reasoning behind choosing the right answers. We hope you can join us.

We love sharing this exciting info with you for free and we offer CEs and instruction to help prepare for the BC-ADM Exam.


Students have passed the BC-ADM by completing our:

Ultimate Bundle – Prepare for the BC-ADM and earn 50+ CEs

The Ultimate Bundle includes all DiabetesEd Online University courses at our best price; Level 1, Level 2, Level 3 (Boot Camp), and Level 4, plus our Test Taking and Technology Toolkits.

You have immediate access to your courses, which lasts for 1 full year from your purchase date. Each individual online course includes: a 90 minute video presentation, podcast, practice test and additional resources. We provide the full spectrum of information to help you feel confident in becoming a BC-ADM.

Or by Completing Our:

Live Seminars | Available in Spring and Fall, San Diego and Sacramento

Who should attend? Health care professionals interested in taking the CDCES or BC-ADM exam or those seeking a state of the art review of current diabetes care. We also invite those looking for hours to renew or apply for the CDCES or BC-ADM exam.

Whether you join in San Diego or Sacramento, this intensive 3-day seminar gives you the crash course you need to help you pass either certification exam.


What are the steps to become Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)?

Step 1. Review the qualifications to achieve your BC-ADM

  • Download the BC-ADM Handbook for complete information about eligibility. This handbook published by the AADE, provides the complete and official listing of all of the requirements for the BC-ADM. Instructions on how to apply, study resources and the application are also included.

Step 2. Sign up for our FREE Webinar – Preparing for the BC-ADM exam

  • This webinar reviews BC-ADM exam eligibility requirements, the exam format and study strategies. Beverly also provide test taking tips, sample test questions and the reasoning behind choosing the right answers.

Step 3 – Increase knowledge of diabetes and co-morbidity management

Step 4. If you can’t attend our live seminars, we invite you to enroll in our Ultimate Bundle. Save up to 55% while benefiting from our extensive library of on-demand diabetes presentations. And even if you do attend our live seminars, these online courses are an excellent review and reinforce key points.


Recommended Articles and Books (as excerpted from BC-ADM Exam handbook)

ADA Standards of Care 2020 -This yearly publication by the American Diabetes Association outlines the goals of care for diabetes management. Since it is evidenced-based, it includes a useful summary of the trials and research that the goals are based on. A must-read if you are entering the diabetes field or preparing to take the CDCES or BC-ADM Exam.

Purchase ADA Standards of Care 2020 Booklet

Screening and Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus 2020– One page cheat sheet that summarizes screening, risk status and diagnostic criteria for diabetes.

Medication Cheat Sheets 2020 – Hypertension, Lipids and Neuropathy These summary sheets are helpful for your clinical practice and preparing for certification exams. For exam success, be familiar with the general concepts, (side effects and precautions) of these medications.

Pharmacologic Approaches to Glycemic Treatment 2020.  This hyperglycemia road map details strategies to achieve glucose control for both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. Section 8 of Standards of Care, Dec 2018..

AACE Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management Algorithm 2019.  This link provides the complete executive and slide set summary by an American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists/American College of Endocrinology Consensus Panel on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. If you are taking the CDCES or BC-ADM exam, we encourage students to be familiar with the slide content that reviews diabetes management.

AADE Recommended Reading List – includes helpful articles on statistics, quality improvement and other reading suggestions.

2017 National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support – A joint position statement of the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. An important document to review for those providing Diabetes Self-Management Education or those considering take the certification exam.


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The use of DES products do not guarantee successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.”**To satisfy the requirement for renewal of certification by continuing education for the Certification Board for Diabetes Care & Education (CBDCE), continuing education activities must be applicable to diabetes and approved by a provider on the CBDCE List of Recognized Providers (www.ncbde.org). CBDCE does not approve continuing education. Diabetes Education Services is accredited/approved by the Commission of Dietetic Registration which is on the list of CBDCE Recognized Providers.”

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