The Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board

CDE®

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What is a CDE®?

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Our Mission

The Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board (CDECB) is responsible for the development and administration of the certification program for Certified Diabetes Educators in Canada. It is independent and separate from all other diabetes related organizations and associations.

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Vision

All eligible health professionals licensed within Canada providing diabetes education will obtain the Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE®) designation.

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Mission

To provide a process whereby eligible health professionals are able to become Certified Diabetes Educators, and maintain their certification upon meeting the requirements as set out by the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board.

News & Announcements

CDECB Announces Use of Electronic Certification Platform

In keeping with the mission and vision of the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board, and considering the safety of all stakeholders and respecting the challenges of health care professionals during the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board (CDECB) has invested in the infrastructure to provide electronic certification to all of its candidates. Chairman, Robert Armstrong, is excited to announce the CDECB’s certification examination will be administered on an electronic platform. The examination content will remain consistent as per the 2020 Examination Handbook. The CDECB’s investment in its electronic platforms facilitates the movement to an electronic environment. Armstrong states the integrity of the CDECB’s examination, the health and safety of our examination candidates, and those who administer our examinations, were taken into account when considering the movement of the processes. It is a “very exciting time for the CDECB”, states Armstrong! The Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board is responsible for the development and administration of the certification program for Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE®) in Canada.

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