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Continuing Education Credit

AAPC - This program is pending prior approval from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) for 22 CE credits.

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 and Healthcare Conference Administrators, LLC. Medical Education Collaborative (MEC), a nonprofit education organization, is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Medical Education Collaborative designates this educational activity for a maximum of 22 hours in category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

ACPE - Medical Education Collaborative, Inc. is approved by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. Medical Education Collaborative, Inc. has assigned 22 contact hours/2.2 CEUs of continuing pharmaceutical education credit. ACPE universal program number: 815-999-02-164-L03.

Participants will be required to complete an evaluation form for credit. Registration fee includes statement of credit, which will be mailed within six weeks after the meeting.

*ACHE - Medical Education Collaborative is authorized to award 22 hours of pre-approved Category II (non-ACHE) continuing education credit for this program toward advancement or re-certification 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 re-certification 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.

*AHIMA - This program is pending approval for 22 CE credits for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

CISSP/SSCP - This conference 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

ANCC (Nursing Credit) - Approved for 26.4 contact hours of continuing education for RNs, LPNs, LVNs, and NPs. This program is cosponsored with Medical Education Collaborative, Inc. (MCE). MEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California BRN provider number: CEP-12990 for 29.4 contact hours.

CPHIMS - Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) will be offered for attendance at the HIPAA Summit. The PreConference Symposia offered on Wednesday, October 30, 2002, have been approved for 7.5 contact hours of continuing education for CPHIMS. The Fifth National HIPAA Summit sessions on Thursday, October 31 and Friday., November 1, have been approved for 19.8 contact hours of continuing education for CPHIMS.

HCCB - This program is pending approval for HCCB continuing education credits for compliance certification for 22 CE credits.

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 22 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 ext 24 starting two to three weeks prior to the program date.

NASBA - 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 addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Telephone: 615-880-4200.

A maximum of 26 credits based on a 50-minute hour will be granted. Recommended experience level for this course is intermediate to advanced.

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