State acceptance in Tennessee
Physicians: We are accepted by the TN Board of Medicine because we are accredited by AMA (category 1)
- Question: How do I know whether a particular course is acceptable to the board? Answer: The course must be sponsored by an organization accredited as a sponsor of continuing medical education by either the Accrediting Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) or by a state medical association recognized by the ACCME as an intrastate accreditor of sponsors of continuing medical education, and the course must either award AMA category 1 credits or be designated by the AAFP as meeting the criteria of the AAFP’s prescribed credit.
Dentists: We are accepted by the TN Board of Dentistry because we are accredited by ADA CERP
40 hours of continuing education during the two calendar year cycle According to the Tennessee Board of Dentistry rules, acceptable continuing education is: Courses sponsored or approved by any of the following organizations: American Dental Association or its constituent or component societies The hours necessary to obtain or maintain C.P.R. may be counted as continuing education hours cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is defined as successful completion of a BLS healthcare provider course, or CPR/AED for the professional rescuer, or an equivalent course, which provides training for healthcare professionals in CPR and the use of an AED. The course must be conducted in person and include a skills examination on a manikin with a certified instructor.
Pharmacists: We are accepted by the TN Board of Pharmacy because we are ACPE accredited
Chapter 1140-05 continuing education 1140-05-.01 requirements for pharmacist license renewal. (1) Every person licensed as a pharmacist shall complete at least thirty (30) hours of continuing pharmaceutical education during each two (2) year license cycle. The required thirty (30) hours shall consist of at least fifteen (15) hours obtained through live contract programs.
1140-05-.03 recognition of programs. The board will recognize any continuing pharmaceutical education hours obtained from an ACPEapproved provider.
According to Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1240-04-07, all staff shall obtain first aid and CPR training within ninety (90) days of employment and at least one staff member with current certification in CPR and first aid must always be on site. According to report cards and rated licensing rules for child care agencies 1240-04-01-.12(10)(11), a percentage of all staff must have current certification in first aid and CPR based on 1, 2, and 3 star rating in the child health and well-being report card component area.
If you prefer sit-down, in-person training for ACLS, we have you covered.
Prime Medical Training / 511020 Kingston Pike, Suite 340 Knoxville, TN 37934
Code One CPR / 51321 Murfreesboro Pike Suite 514 Nashville, TN 37127
West Tennessee Healthcare / 5620 Skyline Dr. Jackson Madison County General Hospital Jackson, TN 38301-3901
Knoxville Fire Department, The City of Knoxville d/b/a / 5900 E Hill Ave, Suite 140 Knoxville, TN 37915-2566
“Lifelink Health and Safety Inc. / 53230 Harrell Rd Arlington, TN 38002-4599
Total number of locations: 38.