ACCME Nursing CPD Contact Hours ASHA CEUs Instructional Level
Saturday’s Lunch and Learn Session 1 1 0.1 Various
Live Sessions 12.5 12.5 1.25 Various
Study Sessions 9 9 0.9 Various
Breakout Sessions 25.5 25.5 2.5 Various
Advanced/Foundational Courses 13.5 13.5 1.35 Advanced/
Maximum Available Credits 61.5 61.5 6.15  

ACPA designs activities to enhance the knowledge and competency of physicians and other healthcare professionals. ACPA optimizes interdisciplinary care and outcomes for healthcare professionals who treat patients with oral cleft and craniofacial conditions. The goal of all accredited education developed by ACPA is to improve individual performance of learners and to effectively improve patient health outcomes. The impact of ACPA’s accredited education activities is evaluated by measuring changes in knowledge and competence, and when appropriate, collecting self-reported change(s) in performance.

To Receive Credit at ACPA’s Virtual Annual Meeting

  • Attendees must register, pay, attend and evaluate each meeting session for which they are requesting credit.
  • Evaluation surveys and completed certificates will be available to be viewed/downloaded directly from the virtual meeting platform.
  • All evaluations are due by July 15, 2021. Credit is not being awarded after that date.
  • Complete evaluations or view completed certificates in the Continuing Education Credit Profile.


All disclosures for sessions offering continuing education are reviewed by ACPA. Disclosure information for the ACPA Program Task Force can be found here: Program TF Disclosures

Full disclosure information for all sessions will be provided to attendees prior to the start of the Annual Meeting.

Educational Objectives for ACPA’s Virtual Annual Meeting

  • Each learner will be able to discuss new topics and advancements in research, clinical and team driven care of patients with cleft and craniofacial anomalies.
  • Each learner will be able to identify and consider various clinical techniques, research findings, and improvements in team care for affected individuals.
  • Each learner will be able to explain the challenges of outcomes reporting, team coordination, and managing patient treatment and considering possible solutions.
  • Each learner will be able to incorporate ideas learned from colleagues across multiple disciplines, teams and locations to better serve their patients through team care.

 Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement: The American Cleft Palate–Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: ACPA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 61.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

This program is offered for up to 6.15 ASHA CEUs (Various Levels, Professional Area).

Nursing Continuing Professional Development

The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity is offered for up to 61.5 nursing contact hours.

Learners will be awarded contact hours for only the sessions they attend.

To receive nursing contact hours, learners must:
-Attend 1 or more sessions.
-Attend 80% or more of each session attended.
-Complete and submit an evaluation form.