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  • IPCE Article Published in the Journal of Medical Regulation

    Kate Regnier (ACCME), Kathy Chappell (ANCC), and Dimitra Travlos (ACPE) discuss the advancement of IPCE and team care now and in the future. Read more.

  • Winter Provider Update Webinar

    Join us for the Joint Accreditation Provider Update Webinar on December 10 at 1:00 PM (CDT). Register now.

  • Now Available: Joint Accreditation Data Report

    We’ve published the first-ever Joint Accreditation Data Report: Scope and Diversity of Accredited Continuing Education for Healthcare Teams–2018. Read more.

  • Modifications to Joint Accreditation Criteria and Option for Commendation

    We're pleased to announce that we've made changes to the Joint Accreditation Criteria and introduced a new option to achieve Joint Accreditation with Commendation, effective June 1, 2020. Read more.

  • JA-PARS Improvements

    We've modified JA-PARS to enable you to enter more information about your CE activities that include optometrists, PAs, psychologists, and social workers. Read more.

Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education offers organizations the opportunity to be simultaneously accredited to provide medical, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, physician assistants, psychology, and social work continuing education through a single, unified application process, fee structure, and set of accreditation standards.

Enhance Interprofessional Education Opportunities for Healthcare Teams

The first and only innovation in the world offering multiple accreditations in 1 review process, Joint Accreditation promotes interprofessional continuing education (IPCE) activities specifically designed to improve interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) in health care delivery.

A leading model for IPCP itself, Joint Accreditation establishes the standards for education providers to deliver continuing education planned by the healthcare team for the healthcare team. This distinction is awarded from 3 global leaders in the field of accreditation:

  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Provider Community

Jointly accredited providers include education companies, universities, nonprofits, and government agencies. View Providers

Expanded Eligibility

Your organization is eligible to apply even if it is not currently accredited by ACCME, ACPE, or ANCC. Read Eligibility

Next Cycle

Submit your applicant either June 1 or October 1 to be considered in the next accreditation cycle. See Application Timeline


  • Promote the Value of Joint Accreditation

    Our flyer provides information on the importance of Joint Accreditation and the benefits of offering IPCE credits.
  • Know the Latest

    Read our newsletter, IPCE Works, for the latest news from the IPCE community.
  • Learn about IPCE

    Interprofessional continuing education (IPCE) is when members from two or more professions learn with, from, and about each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes (ACCME, ACPE, ANCC 2015).
  • Trust Rigorous Standards

    Jointly accredited education is designed to be independent, free from commercial bias, and effective in improving the quality and safety of care delivered by the healthcare team.