Individuals who have not previously taken or passed the CDE® examination or whose CDE® designation have lapsed must meet ALL of the following requirements.
Enrollment and participating in a diabetes course does NOT contribute towards the 800 hours of diabetes experience.
Please see the current Examination Handbook for the current fee for writing the exam.
The examination offered to Certified Diabetes Educators on the Saturday following the Victoria Day long weekend in May, each year is available to you as a method of Certification Maintenance.
The choice is yours, you may elect to write the examination or collect credits via the credit portfolio method.