Education

Continuing Education Certificates

ACHE Face-to-Face Education

ACHE Face-to-Face Education programming is defined as any face-to-face continuing education program offered by the national organization or an ACHE-approved chapter panel discussion.

ACHE Qualified Education

ACHE Qualified Education programming is education offered by another qualified source, and includes face-to-face or distance offerings, and ACHE webinars, online seminars and self-study courses.

Download a request form (PDF) to obtain a certificate of completion from ACHE that documents your participation in an ACHE educational program.

In addition to the ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits assigned to ACHE programs, ACHE is accredited by other organizations to provide continuing education credit. These include:

1. ACCME

ACHE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ACHE designates this educational activity for the maximum number of ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits assigned to each program toward the AMA PRA Category1 Credit(s): 12. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Download a request form (PDF) to obtain a certificate of completion from ACHE that documents your participation in an ACHE educational program. The certificate will include the approval number given to ACHE by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. The Congress on Healthcare Leadership, cluster seminars, webinars and online seminars are eligible for ACCME credit.

2. NAB

ACHE is a registered sponsor of professional continuing education with The National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and has approved some of the seminars in this program for the number of clock hours listed under their sponsor agreement with NAB/NCERS. State Licensure boards, however, have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. Comments regarding sponsors may be addressed to NAB, 1444 I St, NW, Ste 700, Washington DC 20005-2210. For a current listing of the approved ACHE courses, please check ache.org/NAB

3. NASBA

The Foundation of ACHE is 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 submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org. The number of CPE credits assigned to each course is based on a 50-minute hour. For every 1 hour of ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits granted by ACHE you will earn 1.2 CPE credits (round to the nearest hour). See specific course description to determine total number of hours. All ACHE programs are basic level and do not require prerequisites nor advance preparation unless stated in the promotional materials. ACHE cluster seminars, special programs and specifically requested On-Location programs are considered group live offerings. The Foundation of ACHE is only approved for group live offerings.

For a current listing of the approved ACHE courses and to download a request form for a certificate from ACHE that documents your participation in an ACHE educational program and includes the approval number given to ACHE by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, check ache.org/NASBA.

Participants are encouraged to verify that:

  • the continuing education being provided at a specific educational event is applicable to their continuing education needs; and
  • the programs credits/hours/units will be accepted by the individual state licensing/certifying boards/organizations.

Regulations and guidelines can change, so individuals seeking to apply credit are encouraged to check for updates from their state, county or city before registering for a course to make sure it will apply to their license/certification renewal.

The designation of contact hours, credits, and/or approval of activities refers to the recognition of the educational activity only and does not imply endorsement of any commercial product. Information presented at programs represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters and does not reflect policies, opinions, endorsements, or promotion by the American College of Healthcare Executives or any accrediting/approving bodies affiliated with this program.


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