The Office of Professional Education at National Jewish Health strives to create innovative educational activities that assist physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other health care providers in developing and enhancing their clinical knowledge, competency and performance.

ACCMENational Jewish Health has been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) since its inception in 1984; in December 2011, National Jewish Health received Accreditation with Commendation from the ACCME. This is the highest level of accreditation through the ACCME and is awarded to providers that demonstrate compliance in all 22 Criteria and the Accreditation Policies.

National Jewish Health is also accredited by the California Board of Registered Nurses to provide continuing nursing education, and by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education to provide continuing pharmacy education. The Office of Professional Education includes several Certified Healthcare CPD Professionals (CHCPs), ensuring that our educational activity development is being managed by persons who understand principles of adult learning and professional development, who know how to frame clinical content for maximum impact, and who can wisely interpret the rules and regulations that define the field.

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National Jewish Health and ProPatient Collaborate to take Cystic Fibrosis Education to the Next Level

ProPatient, an innovator for patient-focused, online educational platforms is working with National Jewish Health, the leading respiratory hospital in the country and home to the largest adult cystic fibrosis (CF) center in the United States, to bring a novel new approach to educate and support CF patients.

The online program is titled, “Transitioning to Adult Care in Cystic Fibrosis: Managing Real World Transition Strategies from Adolescence to Adulthood in Cystic Fibrosis.” Read the full article here.

The creation of the program was supported by an educational grant from Vertex Pharmaceuticals. The program and log-in instructions can also be accessed on the Office of Professional Education Resources page. 

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The Office of Professional Education at National Jewish Health has designed this quarterly newsletter to keep you up to date on projects and initiatives, successful collaborations, and educational activities. Read our latest issues.


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Accurate Interpretation of HRCT in the Diagnosis of IPF

Accurate Interpretation of HRCT in the Diagnosis of IPF offers CME credit and qualifies for SA-CME for the American Board of Radiology

The Accurate Interpretation of HRCT in the Diagnosis of IPF program is a novel educational product which is personalized and closely simulates the apprenticeship reading room model of residency and fellowship.

This free online program meets a need in the community for HRCT education, not just among clinicians, but among radiologists as well, by teaching them how to accurately interpret HRCT in pulmonary fibrosis for the appropriate management of patients and for identifying candidates for newly approved drug therapies.

CME credit available. Activity qualifies for SA-CME for the American Board of Radiology.

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