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Accreditation and Mission Statements
Mission Statement
The Office of Interprofessional Continuing Education provides continuing education programs that advance Rush University Medical Center’s practitioners’ contributions to quality health care, enhance professional growth and position Rush as a leader in providing continuing education to the larger health care community. This is accomplished through alignment with Rush’s mission, strategic plan and quality improvement measures and adherence to continuing education best practices and national accreditation regulations
Accrediation and Designation Statements
Course directors for any accredited activity ensure that the appropriate accreditation statement(s) is (are) included in all promotional materials, advertising and announcements for an activity. If an activity is accredited for more than one licensed discipline, then all appropriate announcements must be listed separately.
Continuing Medical Education
Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Rush University Medical Center designates this [indicate learning format as noted below] for a maximum of _____ AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
1. Live activity
2. Enduring material
3. Journal-based CME activity
4. Test-item writing activity
5. Manuscript review activity
6. Performance Improvement (PI) CME activity
7. Internet point-of-care activity

Continuing Nursing Education
Rush University is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Rush University designates this live/internet enduring material activity for ( ) Continuing Education credit(s).
Continuing Education – Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Respiratory Therapy, Social Work, Speech-Audiology
Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work, nutrition, speech-audiology and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Rush University designates this [indicate learning format as noted above] activity for ( ) Continuing Education credit(s).

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