Approvals and Accreditation

The Saint Louis University School of Medicine’s Continuing Medical Education program was last surveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) in 2013 and awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years.

Saint Louis University’s ACCME accreditation expires on Nov. 30, 2019.

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ACCME accreditation assures the medical community and the public that the Saint Louis University School of Medicine’s CME program provides physicians with relevant, effective, practice-based continuing medical education that supports health care quality improvement in the United States.

The ACCME's mission is the identification, development and promotion of standards for quality continuing medical education utilized by physicians in their maintenance of competence, and incorporation of new knowledge to improve quality medical care for patients and their communities.

The ACCME fulfills its mission through a voluntary self-regulated system for accrediting CME providers and a peer-review process responsive to changes in medical education and the health care delivery system.

The ACCME's members include:

Additional Accreditation

American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association (APA) is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 122,500 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.

Saint Louis University’sAPA accreditation expires in March 2017.

Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators

Duties and responsibilities of the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators include developing and enforcing standards for long-term care administrators, formulating appropriate examinations, and issuing, renewing and disciplining licenses. The board investigates complaints, and evaluates and approves continuing education courses to meet license renewal requirements. It also controls a trainee program for prospective long-term care administrators and maintains a register of all licensed long-term care administrators, including applicants practicing under a temporary emergency license.

Saint Louis University’s accreditation with the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators expires on April 20, 2018.

Commission on Dietetic Registration

The Commission on Dietetic Registration is the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

It has sole and independent authority in all matters pertaining to certification, including but not limited to standard setting, establishment of fees, finances and administration.

Saint Louis University’s accreditation with the Commission on Dietetic Registration expires on Nov. 2, 2017.

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation - Division of Professional Regulation (Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy)

The state of Illinois has accredited Saint Louis University’s Continuing Medical Education program to provide continuing education for both occupational therapists and physical therapists.

Saint Louis University’s accreditation to provide Illinois occupational therapy continuing education expires on Dec. 31, 2017. Saint Louis University’s accreditation to provide Illinois physical therapy continuing education expires on September 30, 2018.

Annual accreditation to provide Illinois physical therapy and occupational therapy continuing education will be maintained each calendar year.

Saint Louis University School of Nursing and School of Social Work in SLU's College for Public Health and Social Justice is available for review and accreditation approval by submitting a CME/CE application.