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How to become a Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE)

The following information will assist you to become a CDE. (Click on the links below for more information.)

Who can be a CDE – Eligible Primary Health Disciplines

You will need to:

Be a full member of ADEA
Complete the Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management
Complete 1000 hours Practice in Diabetes Education
Provide a Referee Report from your supervisor 
Undertake minimum 6 Months of Mentoring
Undertake 20 hours CPD per year


Step by step instruction

Quick Guide to Initial Credentialling

Professional Development points system

Learning goals