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Continuing Education Credit

AAPC - This program is pending prior approval from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) for 20 CE Credits.

ABQAURP - This program is approved for continuing education hours for ABQAURP recertification and to meet the prerequisite education for ABQAURP Health Care Quality and Management Certification exam candidates.

ACCME - 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, Inc. (MEC) and Healthcare Conference Administrators. MEC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Medical Education Collaborative designates this educational activity for a maximum of 20 category 1 credits towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

ACHE - Medical Education Collaborative (MEC) is authorized to award 20 hours of pre-approved Category II (non-ACHE) continuing education credit for this program toward advancement or recertification 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 recertification in ACHE.

ACMPE - This program may qualify for continuing education credit in the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE). To apply for ACMPE credit, submit a generic credit hour form with a copy of the brochure. Forms will be available on-site.

ACPE - Medical Education Collaborative, Inc. is approved by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. MEC has assigned 20 contact hours/0.2 CEUs of continuing pharmaceutical education credit. ACPE universal program number 815-999-03-249-L04.

AHIMA - This program is pending prior approval for 20 CE Credits for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the following American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) certifications: CCA (Certified Coding Associate), CCS (Certified Coding Specialist), CCS-P (Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-Based), CHP (Certified in Healthcare Privacy), CHS (Certified in Healthcare Security), CHPS (Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security), RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) and RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician).

ANCC/CA BRN - Approved for 24 contact hours of continuing education for RNs, LPNs, LVNs and NPs. This program is cosponsored with Medical Education Collaborative, Inc. (MEC) and Healthcare Conference Administrators. MEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12990, for 24 contact hours.

CISSP/SSCP - This program may qualify for security professions (CISSP) or security practitioner (SSCP) continuing education credit. CISSPs and SSCPs may apply for CPE credit for participating in the conference online at www.isc2.org.

HCCB - This program is pending prior approval for 20 HCCB continuing education credits for compliance certification.

HIMSS - This program is pending approved for 20 contact hours of continuing education towards renewal of the CPHIMS credential and/or the CHS/CHPS credential.

HQCB - This program is pending approval for continuing education hours for CPHQ recertification by the HQCB.

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 20 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. MEC is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.

NASBA - Medical Education Collaborative, is registered with the National Association 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 24 credits based on a 50-minute hour will be granted. Recommended experience level for this course is intermediate to advanced.

Maximum credit hours listed include pre-conference symposia.




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