Types and Amount of Credits Offered
Each year, IHA provides continuing education credits for conference attendees.
Credits are available in the following categories:
- CHES/MCHES (Category 1 Continuing Education Contact Hours) from NCHEC
- CEs from The California Board of Registered Nursing
- CEs from The Medical Library Association
- CMEs from Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
The amount of credits that you can receive by attending the conference depends on:
- The final conference agenda
- Which sessions you choose to attend
- The type of credits you are seeking
How to Apply for Credits
Here is how you can obtain your CEUs:
When you register for the conference, please indicate that you are seeking nursing credits. After the conference, we will send you your attendance certificate via email. You must submit this certificate directly to the California Board of Registered Nursing to receive CEUs. Keep this certificate for 4 years after the conference in case you are audited by the California Board of Registered Nurses.
Health Educators (CHES/MCHES)
When you register for the conference, please indicate your degree as MCHES/CHES and enter your license number. After the conference, we will send you your NCHEC certificate via email. We will report your category 1 units directly to the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Non-physician healthcare professionals who complete an accredited activity will receive a certificate of attendance. You may submit this certificate to your own credentialing board (nursing, pharmacy, etc.) to see if you can obtain transferable CEUs from your board.
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 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.
All relevant financial relationships of speakers, moderators, and planners will be disclosed to participants prior to the conference.