McLaren Health Care
Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)


McLaren Health Care’s Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) Department supports the development and implementation of accurate, balanced, and evidence-based activities free of commercial bias that address practice gaps identified by the healthcare team for the healthcare team. These educational activities are designed to improve the healthcare team’s skills/strategy, knowledge, performance, and patient outcomes.


The McLaren Health Care (MHC), Department of Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) has successfully fulfilled accreditation requirements set forth by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide AOA Category 1 credit and Joint Accreditation to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

McLaren Health Care is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

In support of improving patient care, McLaren Health Care is jointly 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.

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In addition, MHC can provide CE credit through the American Psychological Association (APA), Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), and Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) under Joint Accreditation.

Services Offered

  • Direct Providership – Activities that are planned and implemented by McLaren Health Care Interprofessional Continuing Education Department.
  • Co-Providership – Activities in which MHC IPCE cooperates with one or more other accredited organizations to plan and execute an event. In this case, both organizations will need to be listed on any documents and marketing materials. However, one of the accredited providers must take responsibility for the activity in terms of accreditation requirements and reporting to the appropriate agencies.
  • Joint Providership – Activities that are jointly provided by MHC IPCE and a non-accredited organization.

Professions Eligible for CE Credit

Physicians, Nurses, Dietitians and Dietetic technicians, Pharmacist and Pharmacy technicians, Psychologists, and Social Workers.

Note: Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technicians will receive credit within 60 days of completion of the activity. The IPCE department will submit credits to CPE Monitor upon completion of the activity evaluation.