The Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) is accredited as an Authorized Provider (AP) by numerous accreditation organizations in order to offer students Continuing Education credits in the form of Contact Hours, CE, CME, or CNE units as an important service for their professional development and occupational requirements. Please consult the matrix below to view the courses, their CE credits, and the associated accrediting organization.
* Contact State of California Dept of Public Health website to apply certificate to CEUs: [Website]
** Contact your state POST agency for details.
ABN – Alabama Board of Nursing
ACEP – American College of Emergency Physicians
ACCME/UAB SOM - Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education in joint providership with University of Alabama School of Medicine
Calif/REHS – State of California Health and Human Services/Department of Public Health – Registered Environmental Health Specialists
CAPCE – Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education
ENA – Emergency Nurses Association
FLETA - Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation
IACET – International Association for Continuing Education and Training
POST – Peace Officers Standards and Training
The Center for Domestic Preparedness provides the following information for accreditation compliance purposes. Participants planning to enroll in CDP courses and seeking Continuing Education units are encouraged to read this information prior to engaging in the educational activity.
The mission of the Center for Domestic Preparedness is to identify, develop, test, and deliver training to state, local, and tribal emergency response providers; provide on-site and mobile training at the performance, management, and planning levels; and facilitate the delivery of training by the training partners of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The CDP’s Directorate of Training and Education is dedicated to purposefully providing the professional development of associated occupational skill sets through continuing education units (CEU) in partnership with accreditation agencies.
The Center for Domestic Preparedness and the Directorate of Training and Education envisions a Nation-wide emergency response community sustained and enhanced by a culture of rigorous, professional continuing education and training.
Statement of Financial Disclosure and Conflict of Interest
In compliance with the requirements of the accrediting agency concerning transparency in course planning, delivery, and communication, this statement informs that individual(s) associated with CDP course content have no financial or nonfinancial interests or conflicting relationships to disclose relevant to the courses and the information presented.
ACCME/UAB SOM accredited courses:
This activity (course) has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Alabama School of Medicine (UASOM) and the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). The UASOM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates these Live Activities for the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™ specified in the table above. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CAPCE Accredited Courses
The Center for Domestic Preparedness has a current agreement with its physician medical director, Dr. Guillermo J. Pierluisi, MD, MPH, MBA, to provide medical oversight and guidance for all CAPCE courses. Dr. Guillermo’s curricula vitae.
CAPCE identified courses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education (CAPCE) for continuing education hours (CEH) as noted in the CDP Continuing Education matrix (above). The Center for Domestic Preparedness is CAPCE Provider USDHS0030.
ENA accredited courses
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.