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Jointly accredited providers are accountable for timely submission of fees required to attain or maintain accreditation.
Jointly accredited providers are accountable for timely submission of information such as self-study materials, progress reports, and annual reports.
Jointly accredited providers are required to report all of their CE activities to the Joint Accreditation Program and Activity Reporting System (JA-PARS).
Jointly accredited organizations must inform the Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education™ of any changes in ownership or structure within 30 days of such change. Please see Joint Accreditation’s Substantive Change policy.
The accrediting bodies that are part of Joint Accreditation may share information with each other as needed.
The Joint Accreditors reserve the right to publish online all public information related to jointly accredited providers. Public information includes:
Providers must continually comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws covering trademarks, service marks, copyrights and all laws applicable to continuing education.
The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) – acting collectively as Joint Accreditation – accredit organizations that offer interprofessional continuing education. Joint Accreditation offers accreditation through a multilevel process (Process). Throughout the Process, various individuals, including, without limitation, past and present directors, officers, employees, agents, volunteers, surveyors, content reviewers, attorneys, successors and insurers (collectively Participants), help inform the Joint Accreditation decision-making process.
Joint Accreditation and the Participants (collectively Released Parties) then use information gathered through the Process to make an accreditation decision.
Each organization which seeks accreditation from Joint Accreditation or which is accredited by Joint Accreditation shall be referred to as a Provider.
In consideration of the willingness of Joint Accreditation to: (a) process the application of a Provider which seeks accreditation; or (b) engage in the process of re-accreditation or provide any other services to a Provider who is accredited by Joint Accreditation, each Provider, agrees on behalf of itself and its shareholders, members, owners, directors, officers, employees, agents, volunteers, successors, assigns and anyone else who may claim on Provider’s behalf or through Provider (collectively the Releasing Parties) as follows:
The Releasing Parties’ waiver and release includes all claims, rights and causes of action that Releasing Parties have or may have under all contract, common law, federal, state and local statutes, ordinances, rules, regulations and orders. All of the items described in this paragraph and the preceding paragraph shall be referred to as the Released Claims.