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 was approved by for 7.5 contact hour 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).

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

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

This program was approved for 6.0 hours through the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)…P.A.C.E.®

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management – ASHRM

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.

American Society of Radiologic Technologists – ASRT

This program has been approved by AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management for 3 Category A, ARRT continuing education credits.

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 through the joint sponsorship of CME Outfitters, LLC and Premier. CME Outfitters, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and has approved this event for 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality – CPHQ

This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for 7.5 continuing education credits 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 for 19.5 potential hours.
    • CEUs from the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals will also be available for certified dietary managers (CDM) for 19.5 potential hours.
    • CEUs from the American Culinary Federation (ACF) will be offered for 19.5 potential hours.

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

 Human Resources Certification Institute – HRCI

This activity, ID No. 348142, has been approved for 6 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®)

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. (ONA # 21654 ) has received ONA approval for 7.5 contact hour(s). Approval valid through 06/07/2020.


The National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) has approved this program for Continuing Education for 6 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval #20190618-17-A42883-IN-CO.

National Registry of CPE Sponsors of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy – NASBA

Premier Inc. has been approved as a registered sponsor on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. Sponsor Identification Number: 142395

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.