Types of Continuing Education Credit


Not all sessions are approved for every type of credit. Be sure to consult the credit by session table posted in the Breakthroughs Community on PremierConnect® for specific information about the credit approved for each session.

ACPE – Accreditation Council for Pharmacy
Premier is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. This activity is eligible for ACPE credit; see final CPE activity announcement for specific details. Contact Jerry Frazier at for more information.


AHRMM – Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management
This program was approved by for 7 contact hours of 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).


ASCLS…P.A.C.E.® – American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
Premier is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.


ASHRM – American Society for Healthcare Risk Managers
This meeting has been approved for a total of 7.5 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.


ASRT – American Society of Radiologic Technologists
This program has been approved by AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management for 2.75 Category A, ARRT continuing education credits.


CPHQ – Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality
This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for a maximum of 7.5 CPHQ continuing education credits for this event.


CME – Continuing Medical Education (physicians only)
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. 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 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Foodservice Professionals

  • Foodservice professional CEUs from the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) will be available for registered dietitians and diet technicians for 18.75 potential hours.
  • CEUs from the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals will also be available for certified dietary managers (CDM) for 17.75 potential hours.
  • This program is approved for 16.75 continuing education hours toward the initial or recertification application for ACF certification.   Note: These programs are not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ACF or the ACF Certification Program.

For questions about foodservice continuing education, contact Debby Kasper at


HIMSS – Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
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.


HRCI – Human Resources Certification Institute
This activity, ID No. 383824, has been approved for 6.75 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi and SPHRi recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).


ISM – Institute for Supply Management
The sessions offered during this conference are eligible for ISM recertification credit hours.


NASBA – National Registry of CPE Sponsors of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
Premier has been approved as a registered sponsor on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. Sponsor Identification Number: 142395


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. (ONA # 22360) has received ONA approval for 7.5 contact hour(s). Approval valid through 05/28/2021.


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.