Types of continuing education credit


Premier plans to apply for the following types of credit.  Visit the credit by session link (PremierConnect log-in required) for specific information about the types of credit applied for in each session. This information will be updated as approvals are received.


Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education – ACPE

Premier is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. Contact Jerry Frazier for more information.

Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management – AHRMM

An application for continuing education credits through the Continuing Education Committee of the Personal Memberships Groups of the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) will be submitted for approval for this conference.

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Society (ASCLS)… P.A.C.E.®

Premier plans to apply for continuing education credit for this conference through the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)…P.A.C.E.®

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management – ASHRM

Credits are being applied for towards the ASHRM designations of Fellow (FASHRM) and Distinguished Fellow (DFASHRM) and towards Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) for this conference.

Continuing Medical Education (physicians only) – CME

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CME Outfitters, LLC and Premier, Inc. CME Outfitters, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality – CPHQ

CEUs are being applied for through the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) for Certified Professionals in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ).

 Foodservice Professionals (AND/DMA/ACF)

  • Foodservice professional CEUs from the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) will be available for registered dietitians and diet technicians, registered.
  • CEUs from the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals will also be available for certified dietary managers (CDM.)
  • CEUs from the American Culinary Federation (ACF) will also be offered.

For questions about foodservice continuing education, contact Debby Kasper  for more information.


An application for continuing education credits through the HR Certification Institute will be submitted for approval for this conference.

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society – HIMSS

Premier is a HIMSS Approved Education Partner (AEP). Participants in this program may apply the continuing education hours toward his/her CAHIMS or CPHIMS credentials.

Nursing contact hours

Premier plans to submit an application to grant nursing contact hours.


This program has been submitted (but not yet approved) for Continuing Education through the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards.

American College of Healthcare Executives

Participants may self-report attendance to be considered for ACHE credit.

ACHE Qualified Education credit must be related to healthcare management (i.e., it cannot be clinical, inspirational, or specific to the sponsoring organization). It can be earned through educational programs conducted or sponsored by any organization qualified to provide educational programming in healthcare management. To self-report ACHE activities, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.