Continuing Education Information (CECs)
ASHE offers multiple ways to earn continuing education credits (CECs) from the American Hospital Association (AHA). AHA CECs count toward continuing education requirements of certification renewals for the Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) and Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) programs. Explore the following ways to earn CECs:
ASHE in-person education courses offer CECs, with the amount varying depending on which course is taken.
(1 CEC = 1 contact hour)
|Barrier Management Symposium||8.75||8.75|
|Certified Health Care Constructor (CHC) Exam Review Program||7||7|
|Certified Health Care Facility Manager (CHFM) Exam Review Program||7||7|
|Health Care Construction Workshop||17.5||17.5||Health Care Construction Workshop – 12.5 CECs, Health Care Construction e-learning – 5 CECs|
|Health Care Facility Management: Fundamentals Program||12.5||12.5|
|Health Care Facility Management: Managing the PDC Process Program||12.5||12.5|
|Health Care Facility Management and Construction: Infection Prevention (IP)||12.5||12.5|
|Health Facility Commissioning (HFCx) Program||12.5||12.5|
|Health Care Facility Management: Managing Accreditation Program||12.5||12.5|
|Health Care Water System and Management of Waterborne Pathogens Program||7||7|
|Managing Life Safety Program||Up to 12.5||Up to 12.5||Each module offers a different number of CECs (contact hours) based on the length the program.|
ASHE offers two annual conferences, providing opportunities for earning many CECs in a single event. The International Summit & Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design & Construction (PDC Summit) is typically held in March, while the ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition is typically held in July or August.
|International Summit and Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design & Construction (PDC Summit)||Up to 33.25||Up to 33.25|
|ASHE Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition||Up to 33||Up to 33|
ASHE offers CECs through several e-learning programs, including a new program focused on the FGI Guidelines, a managing life safety program, a subcontractor program intended for subcontractors involved in health care construction, and Energy University.
|Application of NFPA 99 in Health Care Facilities e-Learning Course||15||15|
|Managing Life Safety e-Learning e-Learning Course||15||15|
|Health Care Construction: Subcontractor e-Learning Course||5||5|
|Energy University||Up to 40.25||40.25||Earn up to 4.025 CECs (40.25 contact hours) by completing all three ASHE Learning Paths in Energy University|
|On Demand Learning||Varies||Varies|
|ASHE Quick Training||Varies||Varies|
Health Facilities Management magazine
ASHE offers members the opportunity to earn CECs (1 CEC or 1 contact hour per edition) by reading the Health Facilities Management magazine and passing a short quiz. Look in your next Health Facilities Management magazine for instructions, or click the link below to access the quiz.