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  • Register for the 2023 Joint Accreditation Leadership Summit

    Join us at the Sheraton Grand Chicago on May 15-16, 2023 to celebrate our achievements as an IPCE community, enhance your role as an IPCE leader, and discuss strategies and best practices for our ascent toward collaborative education. Learn more and register here.

  • Complete Your Annual Reporting in JA-PARS by March 31

    To fulfill your annual reporting requirement, you must enter data for your 2022 activities, complete your program summary, and accept the annual agreement in the Joint Accreditation Program and Activity Reporting System (JA-PARS). Learn more here.

  • New Joint Accreditation Leadership Summit Report Highlights the Power of Collaboration

    Explore Joint Accreditation's report, "Climbing Higher with IPCE," which captures key takeaways from the 2022 Joint Accreditation Leadership Summit. Learn 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 associates/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


  • 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.