Earn Continuing Education Credits
Continuing Education Requirements
CAHIMS & CPHIMS
Obtain 45 CEs during your renewal cycle. A minimum of 25 of the 45 CEs must be obtained from HIMSS or HIMSS-Approved Provider activities.
In addition to the above requirements for CPHIMS, you must also obtain an additional 15 CEs specific to Canadian healthcare information and management systems. A minimum of 10 of the 15 additional CEs must be obtained from COACH: Canada's Health Informatics Association activities.
Special Circumstances: Waivers & Extensions
The HIMSS Professional Certification Committee may grant an extension of time to complete the number of CE hours required for a renewal cycle. An extension of time shall not relieve the individual of the responsibility for completion of the CE requirements.
To request a waiver or extension, please submit a written request to the HIMSS Professional Certification Committee for consideration at:
33 West Monroe Street | Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60603
Or email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requests for waivers or extensions must be made no less than 3 months prior to your scheduled renewal date.