To Receive Credit at ACPA’s 79th Annual Meeting

Attendees of the in-person Annual Meeting have access to On-Demand virtual courses through June 2, 2022. These virtual courses will also offer accredited continuing education. Go to to access the Annual Meeting Virtual Platform.

Check out these PDFs for detailed instructions on how to access On-Demand meeting content and submit for accredited continuing education.

Please contact if you have any issues accessing the virtual platform.

Continuing Education Credits, In-Person Meeting

ACCME ANCC ASHA CEUs Instructional Level
General and Concurrent Sessions 24.5 24.5 2.45 Various
Thursday Study Sessions 1.5 each 1.5 each .15 each Various
Friday Study Sessions 1 each 1 each .1 each Various
Advanced/Foundational 1.5 each 1.5 each .15 each Advanced/Introductory
Maximum Available Credits 28.5 hours 28.5 contact hours 2.85 CEUs


Continuing Education Credits, On-Demand Content

ACCME ANCC ASHA CEUs Instructional Level
General and Concurrent Sessions: Recorded Content 15 15 1.5 Various
Virtual Posters 5 5 .5 Various
Virtual Breakout Sessions 2.5 2.5 .25 Various
Maximum Available Credits 22.5 hours 22.5 contact hours 2.25 CEUs


All disclosures for sessions offering continuing education are reviewed by ACPA.

Full disclosure information for all sessions, including for the ACPA Program task force is available here.

Educational Objectives for ACPA’s 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 28.50 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 2.85 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.

Attendees who view both in-person and virtual sessions can earn up to 36 contact hours.

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.