2021-22 Program

Nursing Requirements 

The Nursing Boards of the following states will award up to 20 CE contact hours for participation in The Update:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska+
  • Arizona
  • California+
  • Florida+
  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota++
  • Montana
  • Nevada+
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico 
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania*+
  • Rhode Island+
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah 
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming 

*approval only for those lectures deemed to meet the content requirements of section 21.133 of the PA Professional Nursing Law
+ 2021–22//approval is pending.
++ The activity has been designed to meet the MN Board of Nursing requirements.

CRNA's may apply for CE Credits directly with the AANA. Applications should be requested from the AANA at (847) 939–3484.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Certification

As AEI is an ACCME-accredited provider, The 2021–2022 Medical-Dental-Legal Update qualifies for up to 20 Formally Approved Category 1 Continuing Education Hours for the purposes of ANCC certification.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are also accepted by:

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB – Contact hours)
  • American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)


Physician Assistance Requirements 

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizations accredited by the ACCME to grant Category 1 credits towards the AMA Physician Recognition Awards. Physician Assistants applying for credit for The 2021–2022 Medical-Dental-Legal Update will receive a certificate granting the earned number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts AMA PRA CME Category 1 credits toward its credit requirements.