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.
The cost of the writing the exam at a designated Examination Site is $450.00 Canadian dollars.
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.