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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Accreditations

Jointly Accredited Provider Logo

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

  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
Healthcare professionals have reported experiencing decreased job satisfaction because of time spent in patient encounters with significant vaccine concerns.
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    • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 0.25 AOA Category 1-B
    • 0.25 ASWB Credit
    • 0.25 HSC Participation
  • Self-study / Enduring
Program OverviewThis activity will prepare community health workers to connect to people in the community and understand their health care needs.
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    • 2.50 HSC Participation
    • 2.50 Community Health Worker (CHW)
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Public Health
Many maternal deaths and serious harm to moms in the United States are preventable. These poor maternal health outcomes happen for a number of reasons.
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    • 2.00 Community Health Worker (CHW)
    • 2.00 HSC Participation
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Osteopathy
An estimated 1.9 million U.S. adults age 65 or older are completely or mostly homebound.
5
    • 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
    • 1.00 Physical Therapist (PT)
  • Self-study / Enduring
Healthy People 2020 and the Joint Commission mandate that patients and people, in general, receive healthcare information in a manner that they can understand.
5
    • 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
    • 1.00 Physical Therapist (PT)
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Behavioral Health
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Osteopathy
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health
Intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV/AIDS are co-occurring pandemics affecting millions of women and young girls worldwide.
5
    • 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

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