We collaborate with our accreditor colleagues across the health professions to promote alignment and quality CE for healthcare professionals and teams.

Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education

ACCME is a co-founder of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education. 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. Learn more at www.jointaccreditation.org

Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE)

The ACCME recognizes the substantial equivalency of the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE). This recognition builds on the long-standing relationship between the ACCME and COPE.

The substantial equivalency framework facilitates the recognition of substantial equivalency between CE accreditors and the ACCME. The framework defines substantial equivalency as a relationship between accreditors based on shared principles and values, while recognizing and accepting differences. For information about Substantial Equivalency, please email info@accme.org.