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AANP Approval Requirements
The AANP advises that certificants are responsible for determining if the: CE provider is accredited. CE is relevant to the NP’s advanced specialty and role. CE is acceptable for national recertification and meets individual SBON re-licensure requirements. In the AANP Recertification Handbook, page 19, under "CE Accreditation", it is stated as follows: CE certificates must show clear accreditation by an appropriate authorizing entity. Continuing nursing and medical education activities must be accredited by, or be an approved provider such as, but not limited to:  Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)  Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)  American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)  American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)  American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)  CEUFast, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. ANCC Provider number #P0274. For additional information on our accreditation, please visit our accreditation page.
Exams vs Evaluations
Effective March 11, 2019, CEUfast provides two options for obtaining a certificate (*for approved professions and states only). At the end of each course will appear the choice to take an exam or to complete a self-evaluation explaining how the course material will impact or change your current practice.  Exams If you choose to take an exam, you will make that selection and proceed to answer a series of multiple choice questions. Exams must be passed with a minimum of 80% correct in order to receive a certificate of completion. Evaluations If you choose to complete the self-evaluation, you will respond to a few questions in regards to the application of the course material in real-world practice.  Once the evaluation questions have all been answered and submitted, a certificate of completion will be provided. These two methods for obtaining continuing education are those which have been approved through the ANCC. * The following is a list of professions and states that DO NOT allow for the evaluation method (testing must be completed):  CA    Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) CA    Home Health Aide (HHA) KS    Occupational Therapist (OT) KS    Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA) MN    Occupational Therapist (OT) MN    Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA) NE    Occupational Therapist (OT) NE    Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA) NE    Physical Therapist (PT) NE    Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) NJ    Physical Therapist (PT) NJ    Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) NV    Occupational Therapist (OT) NV    Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA) TX    Occupational Therapist (OT) TX    Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA) VT    Occupational Therapist (OT) VT    Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA) WA    Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) WA    Home Health Aide (HHA)
Course Acceptance
CEUFast.com courses are accepted:   * by all US state nursing boards for American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) certification renewal * for nursing mandated requirements in FL, TX, NV, CA, OH, PA, KY, PR, and more. * for NY infection control and child abuse state mandates for multiple professions * for subject specific courses for other professions For more detailed information on our accreditation, please visit our Accreditation Page. Contact Hour Acceptance by Non-Nursing Healthcare Boards CEUFast.com contact hours are accredited for nursing contact hours; however, other professional boards often accept our contact hours if they are applicable to the profession's practice. We recommend verifying with your specific board to determine their standards for acceptance of contact hours.
Certificate Accreditation Statements
Some states require that specific accreditation information be included on certificates of completion. If your state has this requirement, you can add your license number(s) to your profile to display accreditation information applicable for your license(s). To do this, please follow these steps: 1. Log in to your account at CEUfast.com. 2. From your account home page, click the "Edit Profile" link near your name. 3. Scroll down the page to the "My Licenses" section and click the "Add License" button. 4. Enter your license information and click the "Add License" button to accept the information for your profile. Once you have successfully added license information to your account, accreditation statements and provider numbers applicable for that license will be displayed on your certificate(s) of completion. Please Note: Due to mandated requirements, additional statements not relevant to your specific license may be included.
Nursing Student Certificates
If you are a nursing student and need your state's specific accreditation statement listed on your certificate to meet a school requirement, please take the following steps: 1. Log in to your CEUfast.com account 2. Click "Edit Profile" under your name 3. Click "Add License" under My Licenses 4. Select "NS - Nursing Student" in the profession field 5. Enter in your student ID number in the license number field (the date fields can be left blank) 6. Click the green "Add License" button Please Note: Adding the Nursing Student "license" will only provide specific state board accreditation statements for the following states, as these are the only ones that currently have a board statement requirement in effect:   Alabama California District of Columbia Florida Georgia Kentucky New Mexico South Carolina West Virginia
Broward College Requirements
Broward College has advised that after "admission, students are required to complete certificate courses; CAE0216 (HIV/AIDS), CAE0660 (TB/OSHA/Hepatitis), CAE0062 (CPR Basic Life Support American Heart Association approved), CAE0441 (Domestic Violence), CAE0528 (Prevention of Medical Errors), and CAE0644 (Florida Laws & Rules for Nursing and Respiratory Care). All Certificates are to have Florida Board of Nursing (FBN) approval shown by FBN number." Please Note: To satisfy the CAE0660 requirement, complete the following three (3) courses: Tuberculosis - 2 hour OSHA: Occupational Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens - 2 hours Hepatitis C - 2.5 hours The following list of courses are suggested as being those needed to satisfy the remaining certificates needed; however, we always recommend verifying this information with the college: CAE0528 - Medical Errors - 2.5 hour CAE0441 - Domestic Violence - 3 hour CAE0216 - AIDS/HIV - 1 hour OR AIDS/HIV - 4 hour CAE0644 - Florida Law and Rules - 3 hour
Course Expiration Date
The expiration date located on the course description page indicates how long the course will be available for testing on CEUFast.com. Certificates achieved on these courses are still valid beyond the expiration date.
CPR Course Search
The majority of our customers are required to take a CPR course that meets the American Heart standard. To meet this standard, a demonstration on a return dummy must be performed live in front of an instructor. Since this requirement cannot be fully met in an online environment, we do not offer a CPR course.
CME Course Availability
At this time we do not offer any Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses.
Ohio Nurse Practice Act Course Difference
CEUFast.com offers two "Ohio Nurse Practice Act" courses; a one contact hour course and a two contact hour course. The one-hour course ("Ohio Nurse Practice Act: 1 Hour Category A") was written for Nurses who are currently licensed in the state of Ohio to meet the Ohio State Board of Nursing renewal requirement. This course is required as part of each two year renewal period.  The two-hour course ("Ohio Nurse Practice Act: 2 Hour Category A") was written for Nurses who are currently licensed in another state but are trying to obtain a nursing license in Ohio.
Ohio Nurse Practice Act Course Acceptance
CEUfast's Ohio Nurse Practice Act courses are accepted by the Ohio Nurses Association. Nurses currently licensed in Ohio need to take the 1-hour course. Nurses seeking licensure in Ohio by endorsement need to take the 2-hour course. Additional information pertaining to these two courses and their accreditation can be reviewed on our Accreditation Page.
Kansas Certificate Acceptance without a License Number
The Kansas Board of Nursing will accept certificates without the license number. It is a requirement for providers approved through the Kansas Board of Nursing to include the license number but does not prohibit Kansas nurses from using certificates from other approved providers which do not list a license number.
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Recertification Requirements
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Recertification Requirements Please Note: The following information is provided for those CMAs that obtain credentials from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). If information is needed in regards to renewing through a different organization, CMAs are responsible for contacting the necessary organization that maintains their certification. For certification renewal, CMAs must meet the guidelines provided below based on their current status. Active Certification Status – Required to obtain 60 recertification points for renewal. At least 30 points must come from an approved AAMA provider*. A minimum of 10 points must come from each of the following 3 categories:   Administrative Clinical General The remaining 30 points may come from any combination within these categories. Save any related documentation, such as a course outline, to include when you submit the Recertification by Continuing Education Application. The AAMA will not update your transcript when you attend non-AAMA approved programs and events. Expired Certification Status – May reactivate the credential by recertifying through examination or continuing education. Certification Expired 60+ Months – Forfeits the right to reactivate the credential by continuing education and must sit for the CMA (AAMA) Certification/Recertification Examination. Certification point conversion: 1 point = 1 contact hour For additional information regarding recertification for the CMA, please visit the American Association of Medical Assistants continuing education page here. *CEUFast, Inc is not an approved AAMA provider. CEUFast.com is able to provide 30 of the 60 required points in the aforementioned categories.
Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Renewal Requirements
Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Renewal Requirements Please Note: The following information is provided for those RMAs that obtain credentials from the American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA). If information is needed in regards to renewing through a different organization, RMAs are responsible for contacting the necessary organization that maintains their certification. ARMA membership runs from January 1st to December 31st of each year. Renewal is obtained with completion of CEUs the prior year before membership expiration. For example, if an RMA is seeking renewal in 2020, they will need to complete their CEUs in 2019, and so forth. You may obtain CEUs from wherever you wish. To maintain membership with ARMA, RMAs must meet the guidelines provided below: Active Renewal Status (currently a member of ARMA) – If an RMA is submitting earned CEUs from a facility other than the ARMA - they are to be either 12 in the clinical/medical content OR 6 in the clinical/medical content AND 6 in the clerical, administrative, front office or “other” content. ARMA will accept Domestic Violence, HIPAA, HIV/AIDS, CPR, and OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens as “6 other”. Once the RMA has obtained the required minimum CEUs, they may then send in the renewal or reinstatement form. Conversion rate: 1 CEU = 10 contact hours. The RMA is required to complete 120 contact hours (or 12 CEUs) per calendar year. Lapsed Renewal Status (2 years or less) – If it has been less than 2 years since the RMA has been inactive, they will need to submit 12 CEUs per calendar year for each year they have not renewed (minimum of 24 CEUs). Lapsed Renewal Status (greater than 2 years but still working as an RMA) – These RMAs will need to submit 12 CEUs per calendar year for each year they have not renewed, for a minimum of 3 years (minimum of 36 CEUs). In addition to the 36 CEUS, this RMA will need to submit an original official letter of recommendation from their physician-employer or from Human Resources; depending on the type of facility the RMA works in. Please see the ARMA page on reinstatement requests. Lapsed Renewal Status (greater than 2 years, less than 5, but not working as an RMA) – In addition to the 36 CEUs, ARMA suggests these RMAs take a refresher course at an area school of medical assisting or volunteer at a physician’s office, clinic, or hospital. An original, official letter of recommendation from the school or place of volunteering must be submitted with the reinstatement form. Lapsed Renewal Status (greater than 5 years) – A minimum of one year documented, recent on-the-job experience as a medical assistant and a minimum of 36 CEUs are required in order to be able to reinstate. Recent employment must be within one year of the year of reinstatement.
"Peer Reviewed" Courses
All CEUfast.com courses are peer reviewed. What this indicates is that all courses have been reviewed and edited by a nurse holding at least a Master's Degree and having familiarity with the subject material.
Category B or Category C Courses
CEUfast does not currently offer Category B or C courses. All courses on CEUfast.com are considered Category A courses.
Certificate of Completion Date Change
As a provider of continuing education, it is required by law that the date and time tests are completed are accurately recorded. All test completion information is logged based on the time zone it was completed in. While the time stamp is not reflected on certificates of completion, the corresponding date is. As this is a matter of legal record, the date of completion cannot be altered. Doing so would be considered fraudulent record keeping.
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