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Continuing Education

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JointAccreditationLogo.jpgIn support of improving patient care, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the health care team. 


 

How to Receive a Certificate of Credit


Instructions on how to claim credits can be found here​

 
Attendees must complete the surveys by Monday, June 14, 2021, to obtain continuing education certificate. 

Approved Credits and Hours


 
The IHI Patient Safety Congress is approved to provide continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, quality professionals, healthcare executives, and Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) recertification.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement designates this blended learning activity for a maximum of 38.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 
Nursing (ANCC) 
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement is approved to provide a maximum of 11.75 credits for nurses. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 
Pharmacist (ACPE) 
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement is approved to provide a maximum of 9 credits for pharmacists. Pharmacists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 
Quality Professional (CPHQ) 
This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for 41.25 CPHQ continuing education hours

 
Healthcare Executives (FACHE) 
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement is approved to provide a maximum of 42.25 credits for healthcare executives. Healthcare executives should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 
CPPS Recertification 
A total of 42.25 contact hours are available toward the fulfillment of the requirements of CPPS recertification.

 
The CPPS​ certifies health care professionals who meet the competency requirements in the areas of patient safety science and human factors engineering, and who demonstrate the ability to apply this knowledge to effectively plan and implement patient safety initiatives. Following successful completion of the CPPS examination, recertification credit like that awarded here is required to maintain certification by fulfilling CE requirements, which are reviewed and established by the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS). 

 

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