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The 2017 Annual Convention

Continuing Education Credits (CEU's)

The Association Convention submits all sessions for consideration approval from each of the following accrediting organizations. In some instances, some organizations accept only certain classes and do not approve all hours as requested.

Credits have been approved for the following groups:

The Ohio Health Care Association is an approved provider of continuing education credit by the Accountancy Board of Ohio. 17 hours of credit are available. (Approval #CPE.138).

Activity Professionals:
Application has been submitted to the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals for 17 clock hours of continuing education credit. 

This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 14.00 total CLE hour(s) of instructions. Attorneys must complete a form onsite at the event to obtain CLE credits.

Certified Executives for Assisted Living (CEAL®):  
This program has been approved for continuing education credit for CEALs. The following sessions are available for CEAL credit: T01, T02, T06, T07, T08, T10, T12, T13, T14, T15, T18, T19, T20, T21, T22, T24, T25, T26, T27, W01, W02, W03, W04, W06, W06, W07, W08, W09, W11, W13, W15, W16, W17, W18, W22, W23, W24, W25, W29, W30, W31, W32, W33, R01, R03, R05, R10, R11, R12, R15, R17, R20, R21, R25, R26, R27, R28, R29.

This program is approved for 17 continuing education hours toward the initial or recertification application for ACF certification. Note: These programs are not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ACF or the ACF Certification Program.

Dietary Managers:
16 general hours plus 1 sanitation and 4 food show hours have been approved by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers. (Approval #162732)

Dietitians and DTRs: 
This program has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration CPEUs. (Activity #132119)

Human Resources (PHR, SPHR, GPHR):
This activity, 310520, has been approved for 17.50 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward California, GPHR, PHRi, SPHRi, PHR and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Please be sure to note the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at Credit is available at the following sessions T01,T14, T20, T24, T26, W04, W17, W23, W30, R08, R17, R20, R26, R27.

Nurses please note any continuing education that has been approved by BELTSS (or any other accredited body) can be accepted by the Ohio Board of Nursing in the State of Ohio. Nurses may use this continuing education to meet their licensure requirements. Please refer to OBN continuing education rules 4723-14-01 thru 4723-14-19. Nurses may obtain 17 hours utilizing this rule. 

Occupational Therapist: 
Application has been approved by the Occupational Therapy Section of the Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainers Board for 13 contact hours. (Approval #: 160579). The following sessions are available for credit: T01, T02, T08, T09, T10, T11, T12, T14, T15, T22, T26, T27, T28, W06, W07, W08, W09, W14, W16, W18, W22, W25, W27, W32, W29, R02, R03, R05, R07, R09, R10, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17, R19, R20, R21, R22, R24, R25, R26, R27.

Ohio Administrators: 
The Ohio Health Care Association is an approved provider of continuing education credit by the Ohio Board of Executives of Long Term Care Services and Supports (BELTSS) for 17 hours.

Ohio Department of DD: 
A variety of programs have been pre-approved by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, Division of Human Resources, Office of Staff Development and Certification for hours Adult Services, Case Management, Supt/Asst Supt (Business/Public Administration Stream). Please click here for details.

Ohio Social Work:
The Ohio Health Care Association has submitted this program for prior approval to the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. 

Out of State Administrators:
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 37 clock hours and 17.50 participant hours. Credit is available at the following sessions: T03, T06, T09, T12, T20, T21, T24, T25, T26, W01, W05, W06, W13, W15, W17, W19, W26, W27, W30, W33, R01, R03, R08, RR13, R22, R28, R29.

Physical Therapists: 
Application has been submitted to the Ohio Physical Therapy Association (OPTA).

Speech Therapists: 
SLP: Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology - Meets Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology education standards as stated in ORC 4753-4-01-B-2: Continuing education hours may be earned in the following continuing education experiences. Any activity approved for continuing education hours in related disciplines by any licensure board of the state of Ohio or any other state.