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Continuing Education

During this program, you will:
  • Identify cutting-edge ideas that are ready for immediate application to your practice
  • Apply new ways to engage patients, families, and communities in redesigning and delivering optimal care
  • Network with colleagues to generate ideas and build supportive relationships
  • Explore strategies to radically transform our care delivery systems
In order to be eligible for a continuing education certificate, attendees must complete the online evaluation within 30 days of the continuing education activity. After this period, you will be unable to receive a certificate. For details, please review these instructions for obtaining your continuing education credits. Continuing education credits will not be awarded for non-educational activities, including (but not limited to) meals, breaks and receptions.

This Institute for Healthcare Improvement activity carries the following types of continuing education credits:

Continuing Education for Physicians​

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.
Pre-Conference Minicourses: 6 credit hours
General Conference: 10.75 credit hours
IHI designates this educational activity for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse Continuing Educations Credits ​

Institute for Healthcare Improvement is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This continuing education activity carries 16.75 contact hours.

Pre-Conference Minicourses: 6 credit hours
General Conference: 10.75 credit hours
*All RN licensing boards nationwide acknowledge and accept contact hours from accredited providers. The California Board of Registered Nursing recognizes Category 1 Continuing Medical Education credits, and California nurses can use participation at these events, which are approved for CME Category 1 Credits, towards their license renewal, regardless of whether or not they were held on California soil. In the section where California nurses are asked to provide a BRN number, please indicate that the IHI event attended was approved for Category 1 CME credits. For further inquires, the California Board of Registered Nursing is in Sacramento, and their number is 916-322-3350.

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Credit Hours​


The Institute for Healthcare Improvement is accredited by the AAFP as a provider of family physician education. This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 16.75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians.