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Maintaining Your Certification through Continuing Education

Why? Regulatory rules and technologies are changing at a rapid pace – and the continuing education requirements of certification ensure credential holders continue to maintain and enhance their expertise. Therefore, accredited professionals are required to earn continuing education units (CEUs) through training, education and other professional development activities.

  1. Login to your certification account – Need a login? Email
  2. CEUs will be listed as “points” in the Achievements tab of your account, which you can find on the menu – keep track of all your activities by easily viewing your points.
  3. If you click on the Course Library, you will see a listing of webinars, live events and all the other activities currently available for CEU credit. There will be far more than 15 CEUs posted here over the year. Please note that if you are signing up for an upcoming activity, you will be linked out of your certification account to an external registration page.
  4. You can participate in activities outside of the IOFM Networks. You will need to submit them for approval in your Certification Account by clicking on the course titled “Submit Other CEUs.” This is the best way to get approval on your CEUs. If you email them to our certification team directly, there will be a delayed response.You will automatically be renewed as long as you have 15 CEUs (points) listed in your Achievements.
  5. When you complete a continuing education activity, self-report your attendance in your certification account by searching for the name of the activity in the Course Library and following the prompts. CEUs will not appear automatically in your account. It is your responsibility to log all of your CEUs in your account throughout the year.How do I find opportunities to earn CEUs?
  6. You will automatically be renewed on your expiration date as long as you have 15 CEUs (points) listed in your Achievements.
  7. You can download an updated certificate in your Achievements tab each year.

How do I find opportunities to earn CEUs?

In your certification account. The most efficient way to browse CEU opportunities is to log in to you certification account using the steps above and click on the Course Library. Use the categories menu on the right side of the Course Library to filter according to your certification.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How many CEUs do I have?
    • Check your CEU total at any time from the Achievements tab of your certification account. Total CEUs are listed as “Total Points Earned.”Do we still accept the CEU Forms?
  2. How do I access my certificate?
    • Click the blue “download my certificate” button next to the certification on the Achievements tab of your certification account.
  3. I participated in a continuing education with IOFM, the AP & P2P Network or the AR & O2C Network, but when I log into my account, the CEU is not listed. What do I do?
    • CEUs will not show up automatically in your account. You must self-report them by verifying your attendance in your certification account. Search for the name of the activity in the Course Library and follow the prompts.
  4. I participated in an activity outside of IOFM, the AP & P2P Network or the AR & O2C Network. How do I submit it?
    • Please enter these in “Submit Other CEUs” in your course library. List them all together in the CEU Approval Form that you are prompted to download, including the name, date and length (how many hours) and submit. If you don’t include this information, we will not be able to give you the CEUs. Requests will be reviewed within 24-48 hours. Emailing this information will create a delay in the update. The best way is to submit them is through your account.
  5. Do we still accept the paper CEU Forms?
    • No, we no longer use the paper CEU forms. All certification maintenance happens within your certification account now.
  6. What counts for CEUs?
  7. What happens if I fail my third attempt at the exam?
    • You are able to purchase one additional attempt at the exam for $195.
  8. Will my CEUs rollover if I earn more than 15?
    • No, IOFM does not accept rollover CEUs.
  9. What happens if my certification expires?
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