Continuing Education Information


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Overall Purpose:

In keeping with the ACHA Strategic Plan, the purpose of the ACHA Annual Meeting is to provide high-quality education to college health professionals, students, and other stakeholders to enhance the skills and capacities needed to advance health and build healthier campus communities.

Target Audience:

The target audience for the ACHA Annual Meeting includes college health professionals, students and other stakeholders.

Commercial/Sponsor Disclosures:

There is no commercial support for this meeting. We received sponsorship from UnitedHealthcare StudentResources, Student Educational Benefit Trust, Medicat, LLC, the American College Health Foundation, Christie Student Health Plans, Oxford Immunotec, Nationwide, AIG, Aetna Student Health, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Non Endorsement

As an Accredited Provider of Continuing Education (CE) Credits for Nursing (CNE), the American Public Health Association Learning and Professional Development Programs (LPDP) Unit and its respective Continuing Education accrediting organizations do not endorse any products or services that are dis-played or referred to in conjunction with this activity and are not responsible for the actual presentation of content during scientific sessions.

Accreditation Statements:

  • The American College Health Association (ACHA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    ACHA designates this live activity for a maximum of 26 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • This live activity, ACHA 2016 Annual Meeting: Framing the Future for Comprehensive Care, from 05/31/2016–06/04/2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 25.0 Prescribed credits and 3.0 Elective credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Since some sessions run concurrently, no more than 25 credits may be reported. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • This continuing nursing education activity was approved by APHA/PHN, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
    This activity is designated for a maximum of 25 contact hours.

  • Sponsored by ACHA, 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 26 total Category 1 continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level contact hours available are 26.

  • ACHA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. ACHA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program has been awarded 26 hours of continuing education for psychologists.

  • The American College Health Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.6397. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. ACHA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

  • This activity is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886508715-0) for 23.5 Social Work continuing education contact hours.

  • This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

  • This program has been approved for 36 continuing education units (CEUs) for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

  • The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council For Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The 2016 ACHA Annual Meeting and Pre-Conference Workshops consists of a total of 33 credit hours (3.30 CEUs) of knowledge-based continuing education targeted to pharmacists in college health ambulatory settings. Participants may earn a maximum of 24 hours (2.4 CEUs) of pharmacy continuing education credit.