Accredited Continuing Professional Education

The Department of Continuing Education and Assessment @ HSC is dedicated to creating solutions for a healthier community through effective continuing education and professional development activities for healthcare teams designed to improve competence, performance, patient outcomes, or population health in the communities we serve.

We invite you to view our current course offerings and continue to check back for upcoming activities. Click on the “Catalog” tab above.

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In support of improving patient care, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 



American Osteopathic Association LogoThe University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.



Association of Social Work Boards Approved Continuing Education LogoAs a Jointly Accredited Organization, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit.


  • Physical Therapists (TBPTE)
  • Public Health Professionals (NBPHE)
  • Texas Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (per Texas Administrative Code)
  • Texas Licensed Professional Counselors (per Texas Administrative Code)

Recent courses

  • Conference / meeting
HSCCP provides a formalized Teaching and Learning Certificate (TLC) program for DFW area residents and fellows.
    • 1.50 ACPE Pharmacy
  • Self-study / Enduring
The purpose of this educational activity is to enhance the knowledge and clinical skills of community primary care providers who play a crucial role in the mental health care of children and adoles
    • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 0.50 ANCC
    • 0.50 AOA Category 1-B
    • 0.50 ASWB Credit
    • 0.50 HSC Participation
  • Conference / meeting
  • Behavioral Health
  • Family Medicine
This mini conference is to focus on the interface between Health/Behavioral Health Integration via the Collaborative Care Model, SDOH & Equity.
    • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 7.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    • 7.00 ANCC
    • 7.00 AOA Category 2-A
    • 7.00 ASWB Credit
    • 7.00 Certified Public Health (CPH)
    • 7.00 HSC Participation
    • 7.00 Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
    • 7.00 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Conference / meeting
  • Public Health
Faith-based communities can play a significant and supportive role in addressing issues related to Black Maternal Health.
    • 4.50 ANCC
    • 4.50 ASWB Credit
    • 4.50 Certified Public Health (CPH)
    • 4.50 HSC Participation
    • 4.50 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Behavioral Health
  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Psychiatry
Major depressive disorder comes under the "M" of Mentation of the Age-Friendly Health System model.
    • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 1.00 ANCC
    • 1.00 AOA Category 2-B
    • 1.00 ASWB Credit
    • 1.00 Certified Public Health (CPH)
    • 1.00 HSC Participation
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Public Health
According to the CDC, older adults (CDC, 2020) are at risk for low health literacy and thus, do not seek preventive care or follow-up on suggested care.
    • 1.50 Community Health Worker (CHW)
    • 1.50 HSC Participation