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Diabetes education program recognition by ADA 2017-03-22T14:00:08+00:00


In order to be recognized by the American Diabetes Association’s Education Recognition Program, the structure, process, and outcomes of the diabetes education services must include:

  1. one sponsoring organization and a qualified coordinator
  2. an advisory system that annually plans and evaluates the services offered, and reviews the participants’ outcomes
  3. instructional team that include at least a registered dietitian (RD) and a registered nurse (RN) who have continuing education and experience in both diabetes and behavioral teaching/counseling skills
  4. instructional staff that include at least two health care professionals from at least two different health care disciplines who have continuing education and experience in both diabetes and behavioral teaching/counseling skills
  5. a written curriculum with measurable learning objectives based on the National Standards 10 content areas
  6. participant education records that document individualized assessment related to the National Standards content areas, education plan with learning and behavioral objectives, interventions, evaluations, and team collaboration
  7. tracking of participants’ behavioral and other outcomes as part of a continuous quality improvement (CQI) process to evaluate the effectiveness of the diabetes education services (American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Program)