Continuing Education Credits (CEC) Information

CECs are available for Live Lectures, Workshops, Panel Discussions, and On-Demand (recorded) sessions in the following categories:

  • Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES/MCHES) 32.75 CECs
  • Certified in Public Health (CPH) 32.75 CECs
  • Librarians (MLA) 32.75 CECs

Up to 13.25 CECs are available for Live Lectures, Workshops, and Panel Discussions only in the following categories:

  • *Nursing (CNE) 13.25 CECs
  • Social Workers (NASW) 12.5 CEC
  • Physicians (CME) 13.25 CEC

*CNE, NASW, and CME Credits are only available for sessions viewed LIVE during the conference from May 9 – May 11, 2023. Evaluations must be completed by Friday, May 26, 2023.

*Please note, the amount of credits you receive depends on the sessions/posters you view and the type of credit you are seeking. If you are seeking credits for another accrediting organization, you can get a Certificate of Attendance and you may submit this certificate to your own credentialing board to see if you can obtain transferable CECs from your board.

Accreditation Statements

Certified Health Education Specialists

Sponsored by the Institute for Healthcare Advancement, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 32.75 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level CECH available are 32.75. Continuing Competency credits available are 0. Provider ID#: 101864

Nursing Accreditation 

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the American Public Health Association’s Public Health Nursing Section Provider Unit (A0026), an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

California Nurses

Institute for Healthcare Advancement is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 11933, for up to 13.25 contact hours.

Physicians Accreditation Statement

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.

Disclosure Statement

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.

Certified in Public Health

This activity is approved for up to 32.75 credits accepted by the National Board of Public Health Examiners' Certified Public Health (CPH) recertification program.

Social Workers

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886777826-2023) for 12.5 continuing education contact hours.


This activity is approved for a maximum of 32.75 contact hours by the Medical Library Association (MLA).

Overall Objectives

  • As a result of attending this conference, attendees will be able to identify at least one health literacy solution that can be used in their work
  • As a result of attending this conference, attendees will be able to evaluate patient/client education program(s) to determine if health literacy solutions would be appropriate.
  • As a result of attending this conference, attendees will be able to demonstrate the importance of using health literacy practices to meet the needs of their organization and/or intended population.

Disclosure Statement

All relevant financial relationships of speakers, moderators, and planners will be disclosed to participants prior to the conference.


If you have any questions regarding continuing education credits, please reach out to Eskarlethe Juarez at

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