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CONTINUING EDUCATION 

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CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

The Annual Conference education program offers aging services professional myriad opportunities to earn continuing education credits toward annual professional licensure & certification renewal.

Continuing education credits are sponsored either directly through LeadingAge Texas or through its subsidiary, the Educational Institute on Aging (EIA). Credentialing bodies and licensing boards have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. Please note that total hours quoted assume attendance at one of the Networking Breakfasts and the Conference Intensive (where applicable). For all disciplines, credit may only be obtained for one seminar per timeslot. Credit hours listed reflect the maximum hours possible for an attendee in a single discipline.

Please be sure to read each session description fully and verify the types of education credits offered before choosing which sessions to attend.

LeadingAge Texas has received approval for 12.5 total clock hours of continuing education by the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals. Look for the “AP” designation.
This program has been approved for 13.5 total clock hours by NAB/NCERS. Contact LeadingAge Texas for further information. Ethics hours are offered for sessions with an “E” designation. General hours are offered for sessions with an “A” designation.
Attending sessions relevant to assisted living can be used for the annual 12-hour continuing education requirement enforced by the state of Texas. Look for the “AL” designation.
Attending sessions that advance the skills and knowledge of Certified Marketing Professionals (CMP) at the conference can be used toward the continuing education credit requirements for renewal of your certification. Look for the “M” designation.
LeadingAge Texas is registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE sponsor (Sponsor #010390). This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the board as to the quality of our CPE program. Up to 6 hours of continuing professional education may be acquired through this program. Look for the “F” designation.
This program has been approved by The HR Certification Institute for 8.5 hours of recertification credit towards aPHR®, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi® and SPHRi® certifications. Look for the “HR” designation.
LeadingAge Texas is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity awards up to 11.5 contact hours. Look for the “N” designation.
LeadingAge Texas is an approved CE provider by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (provider number: 2485; providership expiration date: August 31, 2017). For information on the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners, please visit www.dshs.state.tx.us/socialwork. A total of 12.5 clock hours can be acquired through this conference. Ethics hours are offered for sessions with an “E” designation. General hours are offered for sessions with an “SW” designation.
All other professionals are encouraged to submit detailed information on the sessions attended along with a copy of your Certificate of Successful Completion to your professional organization for consideration of continuing education credit. Due to the large number of credentialing bodies and professional organizations, it is impossible for LeadingAge Texas to obtain prior approval of conference sessions for each of them.

EVALUATIONS & CERTIFICATES OF ATTENDANCE

Evaluations will be sent to verified attendees of a session within two weeks of the date of the presentation - you must sign in and out for each session you attended to receive an email with the evaluation link. Upon completion of each evaluation, the corresponding certificate of attendance will be posted to your LeadingAge Texas online profile in the Professional Development section.

QUESTIONS?

Contact Melanie Harrison, Director of Education

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