Our standards of practice
The Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) is Australia’s peak professional association representing diabetes educators and other health care professionals providing service to people living with, or at risk of, diabetes and their families and carers. ADEA sets standards for diabetes educators and the practice of diabetes education. The aim of these standards is to promote equitable access to quality diabetes education service to ensure optimal health and well being for all people affected by, and at risk of, diabetes.
Code of Conduct
This document provides an ethical framework for practice. It sets out the appropriate behaviour expected of Credentialled Diabetes Educators (CDEs), diabetes educators and other ADEA members. The ADEA Code of Conduct defines a sets professional standards and moral values that is congruent with the role of the diabetes educator. To view or download your copy, please click here.
National Standards of Practice for Diabetes Educators
This document is a core component of the strategies developed by ADEA to support and strengthen a quality diabetes education practice. To view or download your copy, please click here.
The Credentialled Diabetes Educator in Australia - Role and Scope of Practice
This document reflects CDEs unique position and integral role in enabling people with diabetes to manage their condition. Whilst focusing on the specialist role of the CDE, this document also acknowledges the multidisciplinary nature of diabetes care, management and education. To view or download your copy, please click here.
National Core Competencies for Credentialled Diabetes Educators
The National Core Competencies’ for Credentialled Diabetes Educators provides a reference and a framework for guiding policy on the training and credentialling of diabetes educators. To view or download your copy, please click here.
National Standards for Diabetes Education Programs
This document provides minimum standards for the development and facilitation of diabetes education programs. It is available in hard copy format only. To purchase, please click here.
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