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Improving Healthcare with Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)

We jointly accredit institutions that promote collaboration, teamwork, and interprofessional continuing education for health professionals.

Enhance IPCE for Your Healthcare Teams

By the team, for the team.

Gain simultaneous accreditation to provide continuing education through a single application process, fee structure, and set of accreditation standards for the health professionals you serve.

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Joint Accreditation Benefits

Use IPCE to Improve Outcomes for Everyone

Improve your interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) in health care delivery.

Why Get Jointly Accredited?

Streamline Accreditation Process

Simplify accreditation (and reaccreditation) with a unified process that reduces the time and resources your team spends accrediting your continuing education programs.

Promote IPCE Opportunities

Create continuing education activities that permeate all aspects of your institution, building an interprofessional collaborative practice for all health professionals.

Improve Patient Outcomes

Grow a collaborative practice proven to improve patient outcomes such as reducing preventable adverse drug reactions and decreasing morbidity and mortality rates.

“IPCE is where members from two or more professions learn with, from, and about each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes.”

Joint Accreditation Founding Organizations

Find Out How the Accreditation Process Works

We’ll walk you through the accreditation process from requirements to renewals.

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Leadership Summit Reports

The Future of Education: Connecting and Collaborating

Discover key takeaways from our 2023 Joint Accreditation Leadership Summit in Chicago, which brought together more than more 140 interprofessional continuing education professionals, representing 69 jointly accredited organizations.

Read the 2023 Leadership Summit Report

Joint Accreditation Eligibility

Showcase Your Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) Activities

Whether you already provide robust IPCE activities or wish to build a more interprofessional collaborative practice at your organization, the eligibility criteria offer a helpful guide as you establish your organization’s eligibility.

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Show fully functional structure and processes for planning and presenting education by and for the healthcare team for the previous 18 months.


Show evidence that at least 25% of your educational activities have been designed by and for healthcare teams.


Meet 100% of the 12 Joint Accreditation interprofessional continuing education criteria.


Engage in the Joint Accreditation process and make sure you’re in good standing if currently accredited by any of the collaborating accreditors.

The Criteria

Promote Collaboration by Meeting Joint Accreditation IPCE Standards

The 12 core Joint Accreditation interprofessional continuing education criteria offer a set of standards for you to target as you build a collaborative practice for all health workers.

Read through the Criteria Standards

Mission & Program Improvement

Map out your continuing education mission and gain a guide that provisions education, assesses how well you’re meeting the mission, and identifies changes or improvement opportunities.

Activity Planning & Evaluation

Develop and deliver IPCE activities or single profession activities that incorporate the educational needs of professionals, promote mission-driven change, deliver active learning activities — and more.

Integrity & Independence

Ensure learners trust accredited CE to help them deliver safe, effective, affordable, and compassionate care, and that CE serves the needs of patients and the public while presenting learners with only scientifically justified recommendations.