Standard 6 – Curriculum

A curriculum reflecting current evidence and practice guidelines, with criteria for evaluating outcomes, will serve as the framework for the provision of DSMES. The needs of the individual participant will determine which elements of the curriculum are required.

Tools to Satisfy Standard 6


AADE Tool to Satisfy Standard 6 pdf icon[PDF – 318 KB]external icon:
This tool outlines the components needed for your application for Standard 6.

AADE Diabetes Education Curriculumexternal icon:
This link accesses information about the “AADE Diabetes Education Curriculum: A Guide to Successful Self-Management.”

Tools for Diabetes Educatorsexternal icon:
This link shares multiple resources for diabetes educators.


Curriculum pdf icon[PDF – 101 KB]external icon:
This resource describes the required content for the DSMES curriculum.

Curriculum Annual Requirement Tracker pdf icon[PDF – 356 KB]external icon:
This is a sample document that could be used to demonstrate review of and revisions to the curriculum.

Page last reviewed: December 11, 2019