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ACPE

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

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ACPE-T

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (Techs only)

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ANCC

American Nurses Credentialing Center

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KPTA

Kentucky Physical Therapy Association

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UAB

university of alabama at birmingham

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ADC

Alcohol and Drug Counselors

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PHAB

Public Health Accreditation Board

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KBRC

Kentucky Board of Respiratory Care

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AMA PRA Category 1 - HB1

American Medical Association - Physician’s Recognition Award - house bill 1

Physicians Recognition Award is given to those that do a lot of continuing education per year, must average 50 credits per year.

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AHEC

Area Health Education Centers

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ANCC

American Nurses Credentialing Center

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AOA

American Osteopathic Association

Doctors that believe in the bodies ability to heal itself, specialize in identifying areas that hurt people and how they might affect other systems within the body

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AAPA

American Academy of Physician Assistants

They help screen patients.

PAs are medical professionals who diagnose illness, develop and manage treatment plans, prescribe medications, and often serve as a patient’s principal healthcare provider. With thousands of hours of medical training, PAs are versatile and collaborative.

PAs practice in every state and in every medical setting and specialty, improving healthcare access and quality. Scroll down to learn more about the PA profession and its commitment to improving and expanding healthcare

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UEA

Universal Email Address

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ACCME

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

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(PRA) credit.

Physician’s recognition Award (PRA) Credit

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(SMS).

State medical society (SMS).

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KBSW

The Kentucky Board of Social Work

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KBEP

The Kentucky Board of Examiners in Psychology

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ACGME

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

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(PARS)

Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS)

All activities from anyone doing continuing medical education are stored here

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SACS

South Atlantic Cardiovascular Society

The southern Atlantic coast has a conference that gets together annually as best as I can tell

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(ODPHP)

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

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(CHES)
(MCHES)

Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES)

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(CEU)

Continuing Education Units

These are worth 10 hours of continuing education credit and are not limited to the medical field

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(IACET)

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

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(MOC)

Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

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CPE Monitor

Continuing Pharmacy Education

This is where the nations educational credit is stored