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Continuing Education Credits

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Medical Education Collaborative and Healthcare Conference Administrators, LLC. Medical Education Collaborative (MEC), a nonprofit education organization, is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Medical Education Collaborative designates this educational activity for a maximum of 17.75 hours in category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

*ACHE - Medical Education Collaborative is authorized to award 17.75 hours of pre-approved Category II (non-ACHE) continuing education credit for this program toward advancement or re-certification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward Category II credit should list their attendance when applying for advancement or re-certification in ACHE.

ACPE - Medical Education Collaborative, Inc. is approved by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. Medical Education Collaborative, Inc. has assigned 17.75 contact hours/1.78 CEUs of continuing pharmaceutical education credit. ACPE universal program number: 815-999-01-090-L03. Participants will be required to complete an evaluation form for credit. Registration fee includes statement of credit, which will be mailed within six weeks after the meeting.

AAPC - This program is pending prior approval from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) for 17.75 CE credits.

HCCB - This program is pending approval for HCCB continuing education credits for compliance certification for 17.75 CE credits.

NAMSS - This program is pending approval by the National Association of Medical Staff Services for 17.75 CE credits.

PAHCOM - This program is pending approval by the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management for 17.75 CE credits.

P.A.C.E.(r) - Medical Education Collaborative has applied for approval as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.(r) program for 17.75 CE credits.

*AHIMA - This program is pending approval for 18 CE credits for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

CNA (Nursing Credit) - This educational activity for 21.3 contact hours is provided by Medical Education Collaborative. Medical Education Collaborative is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the Colorado Nurses Association, which is accredited as an approver of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California BRN provider number: CEP-12990 for 21.3 contact hours.

MCLE - Required sponsor documentation has been forwarded to and credit requested from most MCLE states with general requirements for all lawyers. We have requested a total of 17.75 CLE hours from most MCLE states. Lawyers seeking credit in Pennsylvania must pay fees of $1.50 per credit hour directly to the PA CLE Board. Medical Education Collaborative pays applicable fees in other states where the sponsor is required to do so, and in states where a late fee may become applicable. Please be aware that each state has its own rules and regulations, including its definition of CLE; therefore, certain programs may not receive credit in some states. For information on approved credit hours for your state, please contact Medical Education Collaborative at (303) 420-3252 starting two to three weeks prior to the program date.

NASBA - Registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Telephone: 615-880-4200.
A maximum of 21 credits based on a 50-minute hour will be granted. Recommended experience level for this course is intermediate to advanced.

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