The role of Continuing Education Specialist coordinates accreditation operations to ensure compliance with continuing education accreditation, and provisions of quality professional development programs and activities.
Acts as the CE administrator, as required by accredited organizations to assure AADE programming meets standards, and provides CE credit to meet the professional needs of health practitioners providing care and education to persons with diabetes.
Maintain accreditation status with selected accrediting bodies (the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).
Reviews and provides appropriate credit for approved CE activities .
Ensures the continuing education activities including annual meeting activities, other live programs, medical education programs, webinars, and other distance education courses meet all criteria and are submitted in a timely manner.
Submits appropriate documentation to other accrediting bodies when needed (i.e. American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Physician Assistants, California Board of Nursing and the Iowa Board of Nursing) to ensure filing of program information, and filing of participants’ credit after attending program.
2-3 years previous experience with continuing education programs required; and prior experience as supervisor or team leader.
Demonstrated experience working with a national and/or local accrediting body preferred; knowledge of accreditation criteria for ANCC, CDR and/or ACPE a plus.
College courses in related field preferred.
AADE offers a competitive compensation and benefit package, designed to attract, and retain qualified individuals who deliver excellent service to our members and business partners.
Interested parties should send resume and salary requirements to email@example.com
About American Association of Diabetes Educators
The American Association of Diabetes Educators is a multi-disciplinary professional membership organization dedicated to improving diabetes care through education.
With more than 14,000 members including nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, among others, AADE has a vast network of practitioners involved in the daily treatment of diabetes patients. Collectively, our alliances, member practitioner networks, and academic partners uniquely position AADE at the locus of change for the future treatment of diabetes. The AADE national headquarters is in Chicago, IL (convenient Loop location).