Joint Accreditation Standards
Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing EducationTM offers organizations the opportunity to be simultaneously accredited to provide medical, nursing, and pharmacy continuing education activities through a single, unified application process, fee structure, and set of accreditation standards. Joint Accreditation establishes the standards for education providers to deliver continuing education planned by the healthcare team for the healthcare team.
This distinction is awarded from 3 global leaders in the field of accreditation:
• Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
• Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
• American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
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Joint Accreditation Criteria
Your organization’s status and term as an accredited provider of continuing education for the healthcare team is based on demonstrated compliance with the Joint Accreditation Criteria.
In June 2019, we adopted and released modifications to the Joint Accreditation Core Criteria and introduced an optional Menu of Criteria for Joint Accreditation with Commendation. The changes went into effect June 1, 2020.
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Joint Accreditation™ Process
Applicants submit materials including a self-study report and supporting activity files with a fee, and participate in an accreditation review jointly managed by ACCME, ACPE and ANCC.
The review process takes approximately 12 months.
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