ACCME ASHA CEUs Instructional Level
Convention 16.5 1.6 Various
AM Study Sessions (3 days) 1 each 0.10 each Various
PM Study Sessions (2 days) 1.5 0.15 each Various
Advanced/Foundational 2 0.20  each Advanced/
Pre-Conference Symposium 6.5 0.65 Intermediate
Maximum Available Credits 31.00 3.10

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 77th Annual Meeting

  • Attendees must check-in when they arrive.
  • Attendees must check out and return their completed ASHA continuing education forms to the ACPA Registration Desk when they leave the meeting.
  • Attendees must register, pay, attend and evaluate each meeting session for which they are requesting credit.
  • All evaluations are due by May 15, 2020. Credit is not being awarded after that date.
  • Complete evaluations or view completed certificates in the Continuing Education Credit Profile.


All disclosures for sessions with continuing education have been reviewed. Any relevant conflict of interests have been resolved. Individual disclosures may be found in the abstract book.

Educational Objectives for ACPA’s 77th 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.

ACPA provides continuing medical and speech education through ACCME and ASHA.  ACPA works with the North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA) to award contact hours for nurses.

 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 31.00 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 3.10 ASHA CEUs (Various Levels, Professional Area).