PERC is in charge of the management of both continuing medical education (ACCME) and continuing nursing education (ANCC) for the Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS). Our program also provides services for continuing education to clients outside of HSHS.

Continuing Medical Education (Physician)

Prairie/HSHS has been reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) and awarded accreditation as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Accreditation in the ACCME System seeks to assure the medical community and the public that Prairie/HSHS delivers education that is relevant to clinicians’ needs, evidence-based, evaluated for its effectiveness, and independent of commercial influence.

Continuing Education (Nursing)

HSHS/Prairie Education and Research Cooperative, Department of Continuing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.