Types of continuing education credit


Not all sessions are approved for every type of credit. Be sure to consult the credit by session table for specific information about the credit approved for each session.

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

This program has been approved for CPEs by the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM).Attendees of the 2017 Premier Annual Breakthroughs Conference may earn CPEs. This program was approved by AHRMM for 6.0 contact hours of continuing education.

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

Premier Inc. is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program.


American Society for Healthcare Risk Management – ASHRM

This meeting has been approved for a total of 6.0 contact hours of Continuing Education Credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow) and towards CPHRM renewal.


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.

CME Outfitters, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality – CPHQ

This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for 6 CPHQ continuing education hours. .


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 Dietary Managers Association (DMA) will also be available for certified dietary managers.
  • CEUs from the American Culinary Federation (ACF) will also be offered.


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



This activity, ID No. 309618, has been approved for Recertification Credit Hours Awarded: 6 Specified Credit Hours: HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™, SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at


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

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)


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.