State acceptance in Delaware
Physicians: We are accepted by the DE Board of Medicine because we are accredited by AMA (category 1)
12.0 Continuing Medical Education 12.1 Pursuant to the provisions of 24 Del.C. §1713(d) the Board adopts the following regulation regarding requirements for continuing medical education as a prerequisite for renewal of registrations to practice medicine in the State of Delaware. Prior to renewal of registrations to practice medicine in this State a physician must be prepared to supply the Board with proof that he has completed forty (40) hours per registration period of continuing medical education in Category I courses approved by the American Medical Association (AMA)
Verification link: http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title24/1700.shtml
Nurses: We are accepted by the DE Board of Nursing because we are ANCC accredited
9.0 Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Mandatory Continuing Education 9.1 Definitions “Approved Provider” means an entity that is one of the following: A nationally accredited provider of nursing related continuing education;
9.2 Continuing Education Licensure Renewal Requirements 220.127.116.11.1 During each biennium, each Registered Nurse must earn 30 contact hours and each Licensed Practical Nurse must earn 24 hours, to be credited to that biennium. At least 3 of these contact hours must be in the area of substance abuse. 18.104.22.168 An educational activity designed for completion by learners, independently, at the learner’s own pace and at a time of the learner’s choice. 22.214.171.124.1 Examples: Articles in journals designated as continuing education articles, computer-based programs, on-line continuing education courses for which there is a test of knowledge and a certificate awarded upon completion. 126.96.36.199 The approved providers shall produce evidence of their capability to adhere to criteria indicative of quality continuing education for nurses. Each provider approved under 9.1, will be assigned a provider number by the Board and shall provide an annual statement of compliance with these criteria.
Dentists: We are accepted by the DE Board of Dentistry because we are accredited by ADA CERP
6.0 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) and Renewal 6.3 Continuing Education. All persons licensed to practice dentistry in the State of Delaware shall be required to acquire fifty (50) hours of continuing professional education (CPE) credit every two (2) years. Two (2) of the 50 credit hours shall be obtained in courses covering infection control. In addition to the CPE, licensees must provide evidence that they have successfully completed a current course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) every two (2) years. The CPR course must encompass hands on clinical participation. On-line courses will not be accepted to satisfy the CPR requirement. Examples of acceptable courses include, but are not limited to, courses offered by the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association and courses offered or approved by any of the organizations listed in 188.8.131.52 through 184.108.40.206 of these regulations.
6.5.1 Scientific CPE programs or courses and/or the scientific sessions of meetings sponsored or approved by: 220.127.116.11 American Dental Association (ADA), its constituents and components including CERP
Verification link: http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title24/1900.shtml
Pharmacists: We are accepted by the DE Board of Pharmacy because we are ACPE accredited
1.4 Continuing Education Requirements 18.104.22.168 At least 2 hours of continuing education per biennial licensure period must be in the area of medication safety/errors. 22.214.171.124 Any provider approved by ACPE. 126.96.36.199 A maximum of 2 credit hours will be awarded for First Aid, attendance at a Board of Pharmacy meeting and CPR/BCLS courses one time only per registration period. 14.0 Administration of Injectable Medications, Biologicals and Adult Immunizations 14.1.1 In order to administer injectable medications, biologicals, and adult immunizations a licensed pharmacist, a registered intern or a pharmacy student shall complete a Board approved academic and hands-on practical curriculum and maintain a current Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate acceptable to the Board of Pharmacy. CPR certification cannot be obtained through an on-line course.
Verification link: http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title24/2500.shtml
EMS Workers: Our courses count in DE as acceptable CME
TITLE 16 Health and Safety Paramedic and Other Emergency Medical Service Systems CHAPTER 97. EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEMS § 9705 Office of Emergency Medical Services — Functions. (8) Any other organization not listed above that provides certified emergency medical training, including CPR.
Verification link: https://delcode.delaware.gov/title16/c097/
Tattoo artists: Our bloodborne pathogen course is acceptable in DE
2.0 Definitions “Contaminated Waste” means any of the following: any liquid or semi‑liquid blood or other potentially infectious materials; contaminated items that would release blood or other potentially infectious materials in a liquid or semi‑liquid state if compressed; items that are caked with dried blood or other potentially infectious materials and are capable of releasing these materials during handling; sharps and any wastes containing blood and other potentially infectious materials, as defined in “Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens”, 29 Code of Federal Regulations Part 1910.1030
If you prefer sit-down, in-person training for ACLS, we have you covered.
EnjoyCPR Safety Training Wilmington DE / 700 N. King Street Wilmington, DE 19801
Christiana Care Health System / 4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road Newark, DE 19718
Nanticoke Memorial Hospital / 121 Water Street Seaford, DE 19973-1204
Total number of locations: 4. These locations CAN provide American Heart Association-branded provider cards if needed.
To schedule a session, please see our in-person scheduling page.
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