Claim CE/CME Credit

How to Claim a Certificate

Certificates of continuing education are provided to registered AACC Annual Scientific Meeting attendees based upon completion of the online evaluation for the accredited activities.

Claim your credits

You will need your AACC Customer ID or your AACC Annual Scientific Meeting virtual badge number to log in and claim credits.

Once you’ve logged in, you will rate each session attended and the system will tabulate the number of credits you’ve earned. Upon completion of the evaluation, you will be able to download your own CE certificate.

If you have questions regarding continuing education please contact education@aacc.org.

About the Virtual AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

Target Audience

The target audience for the virtual AACC Annual Scientific Meeting is clinical laboratory professionals, physicians, research scientists, and other professionals from around the world focused on clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, and other areas of progressing laboratory science and medicine.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss state-of-the-art research and technologies in laboratory medicine.
  2. Apply updated knowledge of laboratory protocols, practice guidelines, and regulatory requirements in laboratory medicine.
  3. Incorporate laboratory management strategies that ensure staff competency, enhance workflows, and support accurate and effective testing to improve treatment decisions and patient outcomes.
  4. Implement up-to-date laboratory testing methods, technologies, and data-driven approaches in preanalytical, analytical, and postanalytical phases of sample handling.
  5. Select appropriate testing methods and advise clinicians on appropriate testing that takes benefits, limitations, and patient outcomes into consideration.
  6. Facilitate interprofessional communication with the broader healthcare team to demonstrate the value of laboratory medicine and role in treatment decisions and patient outcomes.

Accreditation Statements

Physicians

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry designates this other activity (live and enduring sessions) for a maximum of 140 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Laboratory Professionals

All education sessions have been certified for ACCENT® credit. AACC is an approved provider of continuing education for clinical laboratory scientists in the states of California, Florida, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Rhode Island, and West Virginia. Laboratory Professionals should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Content Validation Statements

AACC accepts the following Content Validation Statements and expects all persons involved in its professional education activities to abide by these statements with regard to any recommendations for clinical care:

  • All recommendations involving clinical medicine are based on evidence accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients; AND/OR
  • All scientific research referred to or reported in support or justification of a patient care recommendation conforms to generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

Thank You for Making 2020 AACC a Success

Thank you to all of the top-notch speakers, abstract authors, and exhibitors who have shared their innovations and insights at this year’s meeting—as well as the attendees, whose camaraderie and engagement have made this meeting such a success.

New Dates for 2021 AACC

AACC has moved the dates for the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Anaheim, California to September 19-23, 2021.