AE-C® Applicants/Certificants shall abide by the rules and regulations promulgated by the National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB) with regard to applying for and taking the examination.

Once notified of successful completion of the examination, applicants shall promptly adopt the designation AE-C® and utilize it as part of their professional activities.

AE-C® Certificants shall immediately cease and desist using the designation in any and all forms in the event they (1) decide not to seek re-certification, or (2) are no longer eligible for any reason including termination by the NAECB. No one shall adopt the designation that has not been so notified by the NAECB.

Applicants and Certificants will hold confidential information regarding the examination that could assist another applicant seeking certification.

Certificants will conduct themselves in a professional manner and provide asthma coordination, counseling and education in a manner that will be in furtherance of the mission of the NAECB and in no way be harmful to the public. Certificants will not engage in any inappropriate or unethical behavior, nor provide asthma coordination, counseling or education while experiencing any physical impairment affecting their performance.

Applicants, through the act of applying for and paying their examination fee, agree to abide by this Code of Conduct, the NAECB Disciplinary Policies, and all rules and regulations of the NAECB.

Approved September 13, 2003 – reviewed 2012.