In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
For Medicine: Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For Nursing: Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 nursing contact hour(s).
For Pharmacy: Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge-based enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 contact hour(s) for pharmacists.
For Psychologists: Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring activity for 1.5 CE credits in psychology.
For Dieticians: This enduring activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.5 CPEUs.
For Social Work: As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Rush University Medical Center is approved to offer social work continuing education buy the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved continuing education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 general continuing education credits.
For Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy: Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy/occupational therapy by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Rush University designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 continuing education credits for physical therapists/ occupational therapists.
ABIM MOC: Successful completion of this activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participation completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
AAFP Prescribed Credits: The AAFP has reviewed Food As Medicine: Nutrition for Treatment and Risk Reduction and deemed it acceptable for up to 1.50 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 05/18/2023 to 05/18/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABLM MOC: The American Board of Lifestyle Medicine has approved 1.5 maintenance of certification credits (MOC) for this learning activity.
For NBC-HWCs: The National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) has approved 1.5 continuing education credits for this learning activity: CE-000071-3.