The Office of Professional Education at National Jewish Health strives to create innovative educational activities that assist physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other health care providers in developing and enhancing their clinical knowledge, competency and performance.

ACCMENational Jewish Health has been accredited by the (ACCME) since its inception in 1984; in December 2011, National Jewish Health received Accreditation with Commendation from the ACCME. This is the highest level of accreditation through the ACCME and is awarded to providers that demonstrate compliance in all 22 Criteria and the Accreditation Policies.

National Jewish Health is also accredited by the California Board of Registered Nurses to provide continuing nursing education, and by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education to provide continuing pharmacy education. The Office of Professional Education includes several Certified Healthcare CPD Professionals (CHCPs), ensuring that our educational activity development is being managed by persons who understand principles of adult learning and professional development, who know how to frame clinical content for maximum impact, and who can wisely interpret the rules and regulations that define the field.

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Professional Education Launches Online CME Activity for Managing COPD

Effective treatment of COPD is urgent in light of the mortality, morbidity and economic consequences of the disease.  is an online program that includes two panel discussions.

Moderated by Barry Make, MD, co-director of the COPD Program at National Jewish Health, leading experts in the field of COPD discuss the latest evidence-based treatments as well as the safe and beneficial use of established therapies that are essential in helping more patients achieve optimal functional status and quality of life. 

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Accurate Interpretation of HRCT in the Diagnosis of IPF

The program is a novel educational product which is personalized and closely simulates the apprenticeship reading room model of residency and fellowship.

This free online program meets a need in the community for HRCT education, not just among clinicians, but among radiologists as well, by teaching them how to accurately interpret HRCT in pulmonary fibrosis for the appropriate management of patients and for identifying candidates for newly approved drug therapies.

CME credit available. Activity qualifies for SA-CME for the American Board of Radiology.