Continuing Education

Note:  For the following categories: Nurse, Pharmacist, Physician, Veterinarian, as well as CHES credits, the evaluation and certification process occurs online.  See detailed instructions to the right on this page.  YOU WILL ONLY HAVE 30 DAYS AFTER THE CONFERENCE TO COMPLETE THIS PROCESS.  AFTER THAT TIME CE CREDIT WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.

All other categories and disciplines should have completed their form onsite.   See details below.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, presenters,and their spouses/partnerswish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias. 

Content did not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use with the exception of John Umhau’s discussion of nutritional products and other immune modulating pharmaceuticals. He will be discussing these products in terms of their effect on mental health.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity. There are no fees for CE

Dentists:
The Indian Health Service (IHS) Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP recognized provider.  The IHS Division of Oral Health designates this continuing dental education course up to 19 hours.  Each attendee should claim only those hours of credit actually spent in the educational activity.  Two-part forms were available onsite.  You should have completed the  form and submitted the white copy.  The yellow copy serves as your certificate.

DIETITIANS:
The Indian Health Service (IHS) Nutrition and Dietetics Training Program (NDTP) is accredited by the Commission on Dietetic Registration to sponsor continuing professional education for Registered Dietitians. Each attendee should only count the number of hours for each activity attended.  Inquiries about obtaining these credits was available onsite.  For further information contact your category.  

ENGINEERS/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICERS:
Professional Development Hours (PDH) are available for Engineers and Environmental Health Officers.  The Indian Health Service (IHS) Environmental Health Support Center has determined how many PDHs are available.   The submission form was available onsite.  Complete and send a copy to the address indicated.

HEALTH SERVICES OFFICERS:
For social workers and CHES, see separate entries. Others may apply for general credit (see next page). The submission form was available onsite.  Complete and send a copy to the address indicated.

NURSES:
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  This activity provides 18.7 contact hours.   See note above regarding online submission.

PHARMACISTS:
CPE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive 1.87 CEUs in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-9999-15-103-L04-P.  See note above regarding online submission.

PHYSICIANS:
CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  See note above regarding online submission.

PSYCHOLOGISTS:
May Apply For General Credits (See Below).

SCIENTISTS:
For social workers see separate entry. Others may apply for general credit (see below).

SOCIAL WORKERS:
This program has been submitted to the National Association of Social Workers.  Two-part forms were available onsite.  You should have completed the  form and submitted the white copy.  The yellow copy serves as your certificate.

THERAPISTS:
May Apply For General Credits (See Below).

VETERINARIANS:
This program has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 21 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call LCDR Sheila Weagle at 770-488-6093 for further information.

Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES):
CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 18 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number GA0082.

Certified in Public Health (CPH):
CPH:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 23 CPH recertification credits for this program. CDC is an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Effective October 1, 2013, the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) accepts continuing education units (CEU) for CPH recertification credits from CDC.  Please select CEU as your choice for continuing education when registering for a course on TCEOnline. Learners seeking CPH should use the guidelines provided by the NBPHE for calculating recertification credits.  For assistance please contact NBPHE at http://www.NBPHE.org.

IACET CEU:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 1.9 CEU's for this program.

GENERAL CEs:
In addition to the above-listed continuing education credits, which will be issued by the specified organizations, any Symposium attendee can apply for general education credits for sessions and hours attended, which can be submitted to the appropriate body (e.g. licensing or certification agency) for a discipline not covered by the above-listed organizations. This general education certificate will be issued by the PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation.  Two-part forms were available onsite.  You should have completed the  form and submitted the white copy.  The yellow copy serves as your certificate.

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CE QUICK LINKS

CDC CE Instructions for Nurses, Physicians, Vets and CHES

CDC CE Instructions for Pharmacists

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