Continuing Education

We are offering up to 13 Continuing Education (CE) Credits!

No fees are charged.

CE Credits for Live Conference Sessions are available in the following categories:

  • CHES/MCHES (Category 1 Continuing Education Contact Hours) from NCHEC, Provider #101864
  • CME’s from Loma Linda University School of Medicine who is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
  • California Nurses CEs from The California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 11933
  • CPH Recertification Credits from National Board of Public Health Examiners'
  • Librarian CEs from The Medical Library Association

*Please note, the amount of credits you receive depends on the sessions you view and the type of credit you are seeking. If you are seeking credits for another accrediting organization we can send you a Certificate of Attendance and you may submit this certificate to your own credentialing board (dietitians, nursing, pharmacy, etc.) to see if you can obtain transferable CEUs from your board.

TO RECEIVE CONTINUING EDUCATION

At the conclusion of the conference you will need to complete the Overall Conference Evaluation and CEU Request Form. Full attendance at every session is a prerequisite for receiving full continuing education credits. You must self-attest to the sessions you attended and submit the completed evaluation form in order to receive credits. You will then receive your certificate via email within 2 weeks. Once you have your certificate, see the instructions below from your accreditation provider for what to do next:

California Board of Registered Nursing- Keep the certificate for 4 years, in case you are audited by the California Board of Registered Nurses.

Certified Public Health Professionals- You must self-report your time on the CPH Recertification and Reporting System portal.

Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES/MCHES)- Credits are reported to NCHEC quarterly; therefore, credits from this conference will be reported Jan. 15, 2021.

Physicians: Credits will be reported directly to Loma Linda University School of Medicine who is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

Librarians MLA- After you complete the evaluation and CEU request form, if you request MLA credit you will be provided with an enrollment code and a link to MEDLIB-ED, the Medical Library Association’s (MLA) clearinghouse for CE classes and credit. Where you may claim and print your certificate. Complete instructions will be emailed to you.

Outside of CA Nurses- Outside of CA Nurses who complete a CME accredited activity will receive a Non-physician certificate of attendance.

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
    American Academy of Nurse Practitioners accepts CME-accredited courses for their members as part of their requirements for recertification. (Recertification FAQ)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
    The ANCC accepts formally approved CME accredited courses for its members to gain CEUs (ANCC).

    Please, make sure you check with your state board of nursing to ensure CMEs will be accepted – some states will not recognize these as continuing education for license renewal.

Other healthcare professionals- Non-physician healthcare professionals who complete a CME accredited activity will receive a Non-physician certificate of attendance. You may submit this certificate to your own credentialing board (psychology, pharmacy, etc.) to see if you can obtain transferable CEUs from your board.


Accreditation

Certified Health Education Specialists- CHES/MCHES Sponsored by (Institute for Healthcare Advancement), a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc, this activity is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 13 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 7.25. Continuing Competency credits available are 0. Provider ID#: 101864

NCHEC Maximum advanced-level CECH sessions:
HLiA Track

  • Monday, October 19 - 10:45am (ET) - Plenary: Establishing a Broad Health Literacy Collectivity
  • Monday, October 19 - 11:30am (ET) - Breakout: Numeracy Best Practices: When, Why, and How to Use (or Lose) Numbers in Health Materials
  • Tuesday, October 20 – 12:20pm (ET) - Breakout: The Double Whammy of Pandemic and Infodemic: Applying Health Literacy and Clear Communication Principles to Overcome Misinformation
  • Tuesday, October 20 – 1:50pm (ET) - Plenary: Reaching the Hispanic Community in Times of Crisis – Lessons from Por Nuestra Salud y Bienestar
  • Wednesday, October 21 – 11:30am (ET) - Creating a Foundation for Interprofessional, Health Literacy Education for Health, Social Work, and Legal Professionals

HARC Track

  • Monday, October 19 – 1:00pm (ET) - Special Interest Group: Advocating for Policy: How to Champion Health Literacy?
  • Tuesday, October 20 – 11:30am (ET) - Breakout Session C: Workshop: Is Your WebLitLegit? Helping Teens Discern Health Information Truth from Trash on the Internet
  • Tuesday, October 20 – 11:30am (ET) - Oral Abstract Session III: Jennifer Isautier & Mary Abrams & Cheryl Vamos & Emily Wood
  • Tuesday, October 20 – 1:00pm (ET) - Special Interest Group: Nursing: Research, Practice and Interprofessional Partnerships for Promoting Health Literacy
  • Tuesday, October 20 – 2:30pm (ET) - Breakout Session D: Workshop: Optimizing Medication Information

Certified Public Health- CPH: This activity is approved for up to 13 credits accepted by the National Board of Public Health Examiners' Certified Public Health (CPH) recertification program.

Librarians: This activity is approved for a maximum of 13 contact hours by the Medical Library Association (MLA).

California Nursing: Institute for Healthcare Advancement is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 11933, for up to 13 contact hours.

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Loma Linda University School of Medicine and Institute for Healthcare Advancement. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Loma Linda University School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME essentials and standards. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education relies on its CME faculty to provide program content that is free of commercial bias. Therefore, in accordance with ACCME standards, any faculty and/or provider industry relationships will be disclosed and resolved.

Overall Objectives

  • As a result of attending this conference, attendees will be able to identify at least one health literacy solution that can be used in their work.
  • As a result of attending this conference, attendees will be able to review patient/client education program(s) to determine if health literacy solutions would be appropriate.
  • As a result of attending this conference, attendees will be able to demonstrate the importance of using health literacy practices to the meet needs of my organization and/or target population.

All speakers, moderators, and planners have no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program/presentation.

Questions?

If you have any questions regarding continuing education credits, please reach out to Eskarlethe Juarez at ejuarez@iha4health.org.