About Us

The healthcare team relies on accredited continuing education to help them improve their practice and deliver high-quality, safe, effective patient care. Accredited educational activities address a full range of topics important to health care—from the latest breakthroughs in medical research to providing patient-centered care.

The Office of Continuing Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The UAMS Academic Affairs Office of Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Office of Continuing Education is accredited with commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UAMS Office of Continuing Education ensures that all its CE activities meet the ANCC, ACPE, and ACCME Essential Criteria and the Standards for Commercial Support. The OCE may also work with non-accredited health-related organizations, medical associations or societies, to jointly provide accredited activities. The OCE also provides different levels of planning services from instructional design and curriculum development to a range of meeting planning and management options. For more information about applying for nursing, pharmacy, and/or physician credits or to inquire about our other services, please contact the OCE.