CME Information*

The Institute for Functional Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

MDs AND DOs: The Institute for Functional Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association has approved IFM’s courses for Preventive Medicine certification within the American Osteopathic Board of Preventive Medicine.

DCs: Northwestern Health Science University (NWHSU) provides continuing education credit for chiropractic physicians. An application was submitted to NWHSU who applies to all states, except Arizona, Kentucky, Oklahoma, and Texas. Applications were submitted for 18.5 continuing education units (CEUs). For a complete list of states and approval hours, please contact IFM.


NDs: Generally, programs that are accredited through the ACCME to provide Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits are approved by individual naturopathic state licensing boards. Please contact your individual state board to inquire if continuing education credits from ACCME-accredited organizations are accepted.

NURSING PROFESSIONALS: For the purpose of re-certification with American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), contact hours approved through ACCME can be used. The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) also accepts continuing education credits from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

PAs: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts all continuing education credits from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

RDs: An application will be submitted to The Commission on Dietetic Registration for 18.5 continuing professional education units (CPEUs).

LAcs: IFM is a continuing education provider (provider #0232) of the California Acupuncture Board (CAB). An application has been submitted to the CAB for 18.5 Category 1 hours. Per the Recertification Handbook of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental (NCCAOM), if a course is approved by a state acupuncture regulatory board, then it is eligible to submit with the re-certification application. Please contact your individual state board to inquire if continuing education credits can be obtained from this course.

OTHER: Please contact your state licensing board to inquire if continuing education credits from ACCME-accredited organizations are accepted and can be obtained from this conference.

*CME credits are subject to change

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