Earn up to 21 CE Credits for MD/DOs and other Healthcare Professionals*

Continuing medical education consists of educational activities which serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public, or the profession.

The content of CME is that body of knowledge and skills generally recognized and accepted by the profession as within the basic medical sciences, the discipline of clinical medicine, and the provision of health care to the public.



Accreditation (ACTIVITY # LA989-0920)

In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 ANCC Credit Designation – Nurses

 The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 21.0 contact hours.

 This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.

 Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge based CPE activity for 11.0 contact hours for pharmacists.

 Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, speech-audiology, and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

 Rush University designates this live activity for 21.0 Continuing Education credit(s).

 This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 21 CPEUs.




* What other professions can claim ACCME AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™?

Physician Assistant: The American Academy of Physician’s Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 21 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.  Please check with your medical society/credentialing agency/governing body to confirm CE eligibility.

Certified Nurse Midwife: The American Midwifery Certification Board accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME, as credits towards CEU’s for certification. Please visit https://www.amcbmidwife.org/certificate-maintenance-program/continuing-education-policy for more information.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada:  Mainpro+® (Maintenance of Proficiency) is the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) program designed to support and promote the continuous professional development for family physicians. Mainpro serves three key functions. (1) To provide CPD participation guidelines and standards for Canadian family physicians, (2) To enable family physicians to conveniently track and monitor their CPD participation, (3) To ensure high-quality, ethical CPD programming through a rigorous peer-review accreditation process.

CFPC members and other Mainpro+ users may claim the equivalent number of Mainpro+ certified credits for any AMA PRA Category 1 credits, up to a maximum of 50 credits per five-year cycle. Any additional credits are eligible as non-certified credits. For more information on Mainpro+ or to confirm credit eligibility please visit www.cfpc.ca/MAINPRO or call 1-800-387-6197 +1, ext 560.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada members can claim credit for this CPD activity under  guidelines.  To learn how to claim credit for this unaccredited activity, please contact the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada directly or refer to the following web page for information.


Many other disciplines including but not limited to researchers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, psychologists, and social workers request credit memos for re-licensure or recertification. Many societies and credentialing bodies accept the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as equivalent CE or CEU as long as the topic is in the applicant’s field or discipline. However, it is advisable that if an individual is unsure whether their attendance can be used towards certification or re-licensure, they should check with their governing body.

Please contact us at or (561) 810-6713 with questions about CME credits.