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Accreditation and Approval FAQ

Answers to Common Questions about Accreditation and Approval

Accreditation/Approval

Please note: Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited and approved to provide online continuing education for healthcare professionals, including nurses, case managers, occupational therapists, physical therapists and emergency medical personnel. Our broad-based curriculum also includes state-mandated courses for various other licensed healthcare professionals.


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What agencies accredit or approve Wild Iris Medical Education CEU courses?

Wild Iris Medical Education is accredited and approved as a continuing education provider by:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) (Accepted by nursing boards in all 50 states and U.S. territories)
  • California Board of Nursing
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • Kentucky Board of Registered Nursing
  • Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) (Only certain courses are approved; see the list of case manager nursing courses)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (Also accepted by NBCOT)
  • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • Florida Board of Physical Therapy (Only certain courses are approved; see the PT Approvals page for details)
  • Physical Therapy Board of California (Accepted by PT boards in many other states)
  • Coastal Valleys EMS Agency (California) (Accepted by the NREMT Board)
  • See also State-Mandated Course Approval regarding additional approvals from individual state boards for specific courses and more professions

For details on provider numbers and additional accreditation information, see:

Are you ANCC accredited?

Yes, we are an ANCC Accredited provider. Our nursing CEUs are accepted in all 50 U.S. states and every U.S. territory.

Where do I find information about approvals for the state-mandated courses you offer?

Each state-mandated course includes an approval statement displayed at the top of the course. You can also find information on our State-Mandated Course Approval page.

Are your continuing nursing education (CNE) courses approved for all types of nursing licenses?

YES.

Which states accept your nursing continuing education (CNE) courses?

We are an ANCC-accredited provider of continuing nursing education. ANCC accreditation is accepted by the nursing boards of all 50 states and U.S. territories.

To which licensing boards do you report course completions electronically?

We participate in automated reporting to CE Broker; the New York State Education Department for NY-mandated courses; and the Pennsylvania Department of State for the PA-mandated courses.

Do you report CEU course completions to CE Broker?

YES. See our CE Broker Information page for details.

How long does it take for my course completion to be reported to CE Broker?

We report completed course registrations to CE Broker every 24 hours. See our CE Broker Information page for details.

Do you report course completions to the New York State Education Department (NYSED)?

YES. A report is sent to the New York State Education Department (NYSED) within 24 hours after successful completion of a NY-mandated course. The NY reporting system only accepts automated reports for mandated reporter licenses, and NY requires that you provide your social security number and birthdate when registering for the course.

Do you report course completions to the Pennsylvania Department of State (DOS)?

YES. An electronic report of your successful course completion for mandated child abuse courses is sent to the the PA Department of State (DOS) within 24 hours. The PA reporting system only accepts automated reports, and you must provide the last 4 digits of your social security number and birthdate when registering for the course. You must also ensure that you are registered exactly the same in the Wild Iris Medical Education system as in the PA database in order for the PA DOS to match your record successfully.

For OTs licensed in Texas, are your courses Type 1 or Type 2?

All Wild Iris Medical Education occupational therapy continuing education courses are Type 2 for Texas OTs.

Which states accept Wild Iris Medical Education physical therapy (PT) continuing education courses?

Approval of physical therapy continuing education credit varies by state.
See Physical Therapy CE Approval for details about your state.

I have a PT/PTA license and my licensing agency will accept CE courses from providers who are accredited or approved by another agency or board. Is Wild Iris Medical Education an accredited/approved continuing education provider?

YES. Wild Iris Medical Education is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as a Continuing Competency Approval Agency. We are also accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and many other agencies and boards.

For PTs licensed in Colorado, which category are your continuing education courses?

All Wild Iris Medical Education PT CEU courses are considered Category I for Colorado.

Are your EMS courses accepted by the NREMT Board?

YES.

I can’t find the answer to my question. How can I contact you?

  • Use our website contact form
  • Call us at 707-937-0518. We are available Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm, Pacific time.
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