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  • Modifications to Joint Accreditation Criteria and Option for Commendation

    We're pleased to announce that we've made changes to the Joint Accreditation Criteria and introduced a new option to achieve Joint Accreditation with Commendation, effective June 1, 2020. Read more.

  • JA-PARS Improvements

    We've modified JA-PARS to enable you to enter more information about your CE activities that include optometrists, PAs, psychologists, and social workers. Read more.

  • New Report Promotes Assessment and Evaluation in IPCE

    IPCE Works! Identifying Measures of Success and Evaluating Our Impact summarizes the 2018 Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education Leadership Summit. Read more.

  • Joint Accreditation is Now on Social Media

    We are happy to announce that you can now find Joint Accreditation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn! Learn more.

  • Joint Accreditation Expands to Include Psychology & Social Work

    This new collaboration increases opportunities for mental health professionals to participate in continuing healthcare education for the team, by the team. Learn more.

Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education offers organizations the opportunity to be simultaneously accredited to provide medical, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, physician assistants, psychology, and social work continuing education 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

  • Gain More Ease & Value

    Joint Accreditation expands eligibility to more organizations, streamlines requirements, and delivers greater value. You’ll save time, improve efficiency, and expand target audiences.
  • 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.
  • Strengthen Staff Education

    Executives and staff development professionals appreciate the economies of scale with Joint Accreditation and discover new ways to strengthen in-house continuing education programs.
  • View Educator Videos

    This series features interprofessional educators describing their programs, their goals and accomplishments, and what brings them joy and pride in their work.