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  • Joint Accreditation Encourages Accredited Providers to Support Vaccination Efforts for Healthcare Professionals and Teams

    We encourage jointly accredited providers to leverage their educational infrastructure to ensure that healthcare professionals understand the importance of vaccination for themselves, their families, and their patients. Read more here.

  • Joint Accreditation Report: Embracing Innovation in Accredited Continuing Education for Healthcare Teams–2020

    We are pleased to release the 2020 Joint Accreditation Data Report which includes aggregated statistics and trends analysis from a community of 113 jointly accredited organizations. Read more here.

  • American Academy of PAs Adopts Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education

    We’re pleased to announce that the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) has adopted the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Read more here.

  • Explore Upcoming JA-PARS Improvements

    We’re excited to give you a preview of our new, improved Joint Accreditation Program and Activity Reporting System (JA-PARS). Read more here.

Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education offers organizations the opportunity to be simultaneously accredited to provide continuing education for athletic trainers, dentists, dietitians, nurses, optometrists, PAs (physician assistants), pharmacists, physicians, psychologists, and social workers through a single, unified application process, fee structure, and set of accreditation standards.

Enhance Interprofessional Education Opportunities for Healthcare Teams

The first and only innovation in the world offering multiple accreditations in 1 review process, Joint Accreditation promotes interprofessional continuing education (IPCE) activities specifically designed to improve interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) in health care delivery.

A leading model for IPCP itself, Joint Accreditation establishes the standards for education providers to deliver continuing education planned by the healthcare team for the healthcare team. This distinction is awarded from 3 global leaders in the field of accreditation:

  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Provider Community

Jointly accredited providers include education companies, universities, nonprofits, and government agencies. View Providers

Expanded Eligibility

Your organization is eligible to apply even if it is not currently accredited by ACCME, ACPE, or ANCC. Read Eligibility

Next Cycle

Submit your applicant either June 1 or October 1 to be considered in the next accreditation cycle. See Application Timeline

Highlights

  • Promote the Value of Joint Accreditation

    Our flyer provides information on the importance of Joint Accreditation and the benefits of offering IPCE credits.
  • Know the Latest

    Read our newsletter, IPCE Works, for the latest news from the IPCE community.
  • Learn about IPCE

    Interprofessional continuing education (IPCE) is when members from two or more professions learn with, from, and about each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes (ACCME, ACPE, ANCC 2015).
  • Trust Rigorous Standards

    Jointly accredited education is designed to be independent, free from commercial bias, and effective in improving the quality and safety of care delivered by the healthcare team.