Expand your professional opportunities by earning continuing education credits. Our Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate has been approved by the National Center Office of Interprofessional Continuing Professional Development (National Center OCPD) and National Board of Health and Wellness Coaches (NBHWC) for continuing education for the following credits.
Note to Participants: Please review the accreditation statement and continuing education description below for information on the types and quantities of credit approved for this course. Continuing education credits issued for participation in this activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states/countries. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify their own professional continuing education requirements.
In support of improving patient care, this activity is planned and implemented by The National Center Office of Interprofessional Continuing Professional Development (National Center OICPD) and the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. The National Center OICPD is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
As a Jointly Accredited Provider, the National Center OICPD is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The National Center OICPD maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive continuing education credits.
The National Center OICPD (JA#: 4008105) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers (ATs).
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners who request it will receive Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
Physicians: The National Center OICPD designates this enduring material course for a maximum of 30 CME AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM through ACCME. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses: This activity is designated for 30 nursing contact hours through ANCC.
Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians: This activity is designated for 30 CPE contact hours through ACPE.
Social Workers: This activity is designated for 30 general social work continuing education credits through ASWB ACE program.
Athletic Trainers: The National Center OICPD (JA#: 4008105) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers (ATs). This program is eligible for a maximum of 30 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
Registered Dieticians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered: The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) states that it will accept CPE activities that are dietetics-related from all Jointly Accredited Providers, which applies to this course, as the National Center OICPD is a Jointly Accredited Provider. This activity should be logged as Activity Type 102. Questions should be directed to the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Other health professionals: This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners who request it will receive Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
For specific details on how to earn credits from the National Center OICPD, please review our FAQ’s at the bottom of this page. *Important Note: These credits are not available retroactively.
As a Jointly Accredited Provider of Interprofessional Continuing Education Credit, the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education Office of Interprofessional Continuing Professional Development (National Center OICPD) complies with the ACCME and Joint Accreditors’ Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. The National Center has a conflict of interest policy that requires all individuals involved in the development, planning, implementation, peer review and/or evaluation of an activity to disclose any financial relationships with ineligible companies. The National Center performs a thorough review of the content of the accredited activity to ensure that any financial relationships have no influence on the content of accredited activities. All potential conflicts of interest that arise based on these financial relationships are mitigated prior to the accredited activity.
The following planners and presenters have disclosed a financial relationship with an ineligible company, and has attested that this relationship has no bearing on or relationship to the content delivered in this course:
There are no conflicts of interest or financial relationships with an ineligible company that have been disclosed by the rest of the planners and presenters of this learning activity.
NBHWC Certified Health and Wellness Coaches who complete the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate program are eligible to receive 12.0 Continuing Education Credits (CE) from the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC).
Credits are self-reported on NBHWC recertification log.
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team. The learners who register for Jointly Accredited continuing education credit will receive Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change. Please contact your individual accrediting agency to request approval for other professional credits.
Students can purchase these credits upon completion of the certificate program.
Please note: registration for these credits requires creating a continuing education user account in an external system (accessed at the end of the program) using your email address and a password. We strongly suggest that you use the same email address and password that you use to log into your Whole Communities account.
Students must do the following to earn credits:
No. Partial credits for completing a portion of the program are not available for any continuing education credits that are offered. Credits can only be earned by completing the entire program.