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How do I submit a request as a new sponsor?

Please email [email protected] with the subject line, New Sponsor Request. Please provide required contact information in the body of the email (i.e. Full name, email address, phone, company name and company website). 

 

Is there an annual sponsor fee?

There is no annual sponsor fee; however training providers are charged on a per program submission basis.

 

What does the Review fee cover?

Program review fees cover the administrative cost of review and are non-refundable.

 

Can a program be submitted after the event has taken place?

Yes, a program may be submitted after the event has concluded. Program sponsors are responsible for notifying attendees with approval information. 

 

How long does a program review take?

Please allow up to 10 business days for a program to be reviewed and the email response sent.  

 

How long is Program approval good for?

An approval is good for one year. A reoccurring annual program must be resubmitted each year to be eligible for CE credit.

 

What are the responsibilities of the CE Provider once a program has been approved?

  • Communicate the amount of credit approved to all attendees.
  • Provide attendees with a certificate of completion. Certificate of completion can be in any JPG or PDF format and must contain:
    • Name of participant
    • Name of sponsor
    • Name of program
    • Date of program
    • Nature of program (webinar, school, conference)
    • CE Credits awarded
  • Verify an attendee's participation in a program upon their request for up to 3 years after the program
 

What would cause a program to be denied CE credit?

Programs can be denied for a number of reasons. The most common reasons are:

  • Insufficient support materials
  • Program content does not apply to the exam outline