Continue Learning How will you: – Expand your knowledge base? – Keep up with new developments in diabetes care? 157
Get an Advanced Credential Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) – Administered by National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE) – Qualifications ≥2 years experience as registered pharmacist ≥1,000 hours documented diabetes education – Volunteer hours and mentoring count toward experience requirement. ≥400 documented hours in most recent year preceding application Minimum 15 clock hours of diabetes continuing education (CE) activities in 2 years preceding certification – Renew certification every 5 years 158 http://www.ncbde.org/eligibility.cfm
Get an Advanced Credential Board Certification–Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) – Administered by AACE – Available to licensed nurses, dietitians, and pharmacists with advanced degree (e.g., PharmD) – Awarded by 175-item examination – Need ≥500 clinical practice hours in advanced diabetes management in 2 years preceding examination – Renew certification every 5 years 159 http://www.diabeteseducator.org/ProfessionalResources/Certification/BC-ADM/
Develop a Formal DSME/T Program Must meet national standards for diabetes self-management education Accreditation available – ADA Education Recognition Program – American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE Diabetes Education Accreditation Program) 160 DSME/T = diabetes self-management education/training
Accreditation/Recognition Comparison ItemAADEADA TitleDiabetes Education Accreditation Program (DEAP) Education Recognition Program (ERP) Guiding StandardNational Standards for DSME Cost1-10 Sites: $800 11-20 Sites: $1200 Same fee structure for re- accreditation First Site: $1,100 Additional Sites: $100 each Same fee structure for renewal Initial Application ProcessOnline Application Submit Supporting Docs Telephone Interview Online Application Submit Supporting Docs 161
Accreditation/Recognition Cont’d 162 TitleAADEADA Renewal ApplicationSame steps as initial app 10% selected for random onsite audit Same steps as initial application Support docs: licenses/certificates of instructors; Proof of CE Timeline4-6 week process Valid for 3 years Eligible to submit Medicare claims as of date of approval Annual Status Reports 12 week process Valid for 4 years Annual status Reports Mensing, Carole. Diabetes Spectrum. 2010;23:65-78.
163 How Will You Start? What is one thing you will do differently as soon as you return to your practice?
Wrap-Up Take the final examination – 20 questions based on the seminar content – Online (http://www.pharmacist.com/)http://www.pharmacist.com/ – Go to your “My Training” page – Must complete within 2 weeks of today’s date – Attendance Code 165
Final Examination Attendance Code: XXXX-XXXX Redeem within 2 weeks of today This code cannot be extended if it expires 166