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CE/Contact Hours FAQ

Are contact hours accredited?
  • Yes. All Fitzgerald Health learning is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. For more information visit our accreditation page.
  • AANP accredited contact hours are fully accepted by the American Nurses Credential Center (ANCC) to meet ANCC's contact hour requirements.
  • With respect to individual states' requirements for CE, check with you State Board of Nursing for its requirements.
  • Remember that contact hours you earn from Fitzgerald Health are automatically entered in our free online Contact Hour Tracker.
How can contact hours be used for CME credit?

Contact hours can be applied as category II CME in accordance with reciprocal agreements between AANP and other accrediting bodies.

How are contact hours calculated?

Participation in live or recorded learning sessions and subsequent testing all contribute to the total contact hours granted upon successful completion of all learning activities.

What is Contact Hour Tracker?

Contact Hour Tracker (CHT) is a free service offered by Fitzgerald Health that allows users to keep track of accumulated contact hours for continuing education and much, much more. Visit Contact Hour Tracker to learn more about how it can make your professional record keeping easier.