Continuing Education Information

The 2014 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference offers food safety educators the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and exchange information on food safety education. The planning committee has obtained continuing education certification for a variety of professions so conference participants may receive credit. While the conference is not charging fees to participants for processing CE units/contact hours, some organizations may charge for registering CE units/contact; such fees are the responsibility of the participant.

 

 

Continuing Education Units for the Consumer Food Safety Education Conference are approved from the following organizations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • American Culinary Federation
  • American Public Health Association
  • Certifying Board for Dietary Managers
  • Commission for Health Education Credentialing
  • National Board of Public Health Examiners
  • National Environment Health Association
  • School Nutrition Association

 

Details 


Anyone desiring continuing education certification must obtain a CEU Attendance Verification Form before the beginning of a preconference workshop or the first plenary session of the conference. Each completed form must be turned in at the end of the end of the preconference workshop or conference. If you leave early, you will not be eligible for CEUs.

This conference and the preconference workshops have been registered as a live activity with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for the awarding of CPEUs. This conference has 12.75 contact hours; each preconference workshop has 3.25 contact hours.

The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Credentialing Center has approved this conference for 12.75 CFCS PDU’s The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Credentialing Center has approved each preconference workshop for 3.25  CFCS PDU’s.

This conference is approved for 12.75 continuing education hours toward the initial or recertification application for American Culinary Federation certification.  Each preconference workshop is approved for 3.25 continuing education hours toward the initial or recertification application for ACF certification. Note: These programs are not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ACF or the ACF Certification Program.

Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals/Certifying Board for Dietary Managers has approved this conference for 12.75 hours of continuing education. (Approval  #16700)

This conference has been registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

This program qualifies for Institute of Food Technologist’s Certified Food Scientist (CFS) recertification contact hours (CH).  CFS Certificants may claim a maximum of 11 CH for their participation in this program.  For more information, please visit ift.org/certification or emailThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The National Board of Public Health Examiners has approved this conference for up to 19 hours of continuing education credit.

The 2014 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference and preconference workshops have been reviewed and approved for a total of up to 18.5 entry-level CECH by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing.

The National Environmental Health Association(NEHA) has approved the conference for 12.75 contact hours of continuing education credit. Each preconference workshop has been approved for 3.0 contact hours of continuing education credit.

This conference has been approved for up to 12.75 hours Continuing Education Units by the School Nutrition Association.  Each preconference workshop has been approved for 3.25 Continuing Education Units by the School Nutrition Association.

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Government Resources

  • Foodsafety.gov
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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