Questions about Professional Continuing Education Credits

Northwest AHEC provides a variety of continuing education credits to help you meet the CE expectations of your respective profession. The following information is intended to provide current contact information with boards and professional organizations that can answer your particular questions. For a listing of credits provided for individual CE activities, please consult the brochure or other marketing materials. Target audience will determine credits offered. Each activity is different.

Generally, a CE credit of completion for one contact hour represents 60 minutes of instruction. One continuing education unit (CEU) is equal to 10 contact hours.

Continuing education requirements for your specific profession are subject to change. Please visit these sites periodically to remain informed about your profession's requirements.

 

DISCIPLINE/
PROFESSION

BOARD or TYPE CREDIT

OCCUPATIONAL BOARD
AND SELECTED RELEVANT
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

WEB ADDRESS

ALLIED HEALTH

Clinical Laboratory Science Technologist/Technician

PACE

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

www.ascls.org

Coder

APC

Academy of Professional Coders

www.aapcnatl.com

Health Educator

CHES

Certified Health Education Specialist  

www.nchec.org

Massage Therapist

BOARD

Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy

www.bmbt.org

Massage Therapist

NCBTMB Category A

National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage

www.ncbtmb.com

Occupational Therapist/
Occupational Therapy Assistant

BOARD

North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy

www.ncbot.org

Physical Therapist/
Physical Therapy Assistant

BOARD

North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

www.ncptboard.org

Radiologic Technologist

ASRT

American Society of Radiologic Technologists

www.asrt.org

Registered Dietician/
Nutritionist

BOARD

Board of Dietetics/Nutrition

www.ncbdn.org

Registered Dietician/
Nutritionist

CPE

Commission on Dietetic Registration, for dieticians

www.eatright.org

Respiratory Therapist

BOARD

North Carolina Respiratory Care Board
(also provides NCRCB CE hrs)

www.ncrcb.org

Respiratory Therapist

CRCE
Category 1

American Association for Respiratory Care

www.aarc.org

Speech/Language Pathologist

BOARD

North Carolina Board of Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists

www.ncboeslpa.org

Speech/LanguagePathologist

ASHA

American Speech and Hearing Association

www.asha.org

DENTISTRY

Dentist
Dental Hygienist

BOARD

North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners

www.ncdentalboard.or

Dentist, Dental Hygienist,
and Dental Assistant

ADA CERP

American Dental Association

www.ada.org

Dentist

AGD

Academy of General Dentistry

www.agd.org

Dental Hygienist

NCDHS

North Carolina Dental Hygiene Society
American Dental Hygiene Association

www.ncdha.org
www.adha.org

Dental Assistant

NATIONAL BOARD and DANB
(No state licensing )

Dental Assisting National Board
See also NC Board of Dental Examiners for info re: practice requirements in NC

American Dental Assistants Association

www.dentalassisting.com

 

www.dentalassistant.org

MEDICINE

Physician

BOARD

North Carolina Medical Board

www.ncmedboard.org

Physician

AMA PRA Category 1

American Medical Association, Physician's Recognition Award

www.ama-assn.org

MENTAL HEALTH

Licensed Professional Counselor

BOARD

North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors

www.ncblpc.org

Licensed Professional Counselor

NBCC

National Board for Certified Counselors

www.nbcc.org/exams/

Psychologist

BOARD and Category A credits

North Carolina Psychology Board

www.ncpsychologyboard.org

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Social Worker

BOARD

North Carolina Social Work Licensure and Certification Board

www.ncswboard.org

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Social Worker

CEUs

National Association for Social Workers - NC

www.naswnc.org

Substance Abuse Counselor

BOARD and NCSAPCB
credits

North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Certification Board

www.ncsapcb.org

NURSING

Registered Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurse

BOARD

North Carolina Board of Nursing

www.ncbon.com

Registered Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurse

CNE Contact Hours

North Carolina Nurses Association

www.ncnurses.org

PHARMACY

Pharmacist

BOARD

North Carolina Board of Pharmacy

www.ncbop.org

Pharmacist

ACPE

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

www.acpe-accredit.org

Quick Reference

Northwest AHEC

Phone 336-713-7700
FAX 336-713-7701

Email
ahecmktg@wakehealth.edu

To view and register for scheduled activities and online courses please visit www.nwahec.org
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