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Diabetes Self-Management Education Certification Program
Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) is an interactive, collaborative, ongoing process involving individuals who have diabetes or are at risk of developing the disease and diabetes educators. This process includes:
Diabetes self-management education is a critical part of the medical plan for people with diabetes or who are at risk for development of the disease.
Who is Eligible?
The certification process is based on National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education, MDCH, American Association of Diabetes Educators and American Diabetes Association requirements. Programs that provide DSME are required to:
Site visits are made to review implementation of the national standards and to provide consultation and technical assistance.
Certified programs are partners of the Michigan Diabetes Prevention and Control Program and part of a large network of agencies involved in diabetes preventive care and education.
Consultation is provided at no charge to eligible programs interested in obtaining certification.
Provider Handbook is available upon request.
Certification Program Coordinator:
Dawn Crane, RN, MS, ACNS-BC, CDE
Apply For Certification
Required for certification
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