National Lipid Association Achieves New Six Year Term for Joint Accreditation

Last Updated: Wednesday, 06-Jan-2021 18:30:00 EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – (January 6, 2021) -- The National Lipid Association (NLA) is proud to announce that it has achieved reaccreditation status from Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education for a new six-year term through November 2026. This recent reaccreditation enables the NLA to continue development of medical education for the entire healthcare team and maintain its reputation for delivering the highest quality education to its membership and beyond.

“Through our joint accreditation, NLA is upholding its commitment to support and advance team-based care,” said Joseph J. Saseen, PharmD, CLS, FNLA, President of the NLA. “We look forward to the continued development and growth of our educational activities that are intentionally and collaboratively developed with the needs and perspectives of all those impacting lipid management.”

The NLA has previously achieved recognition as an accredited provider through the ACCME in 2004, 2006, 2010, and in 2014 as Accreditation with Commendation. The NLA was also recognized as a jointly accredited provider for ACCME, ANCC and ACPE in 2016, and by the Commission for Dietetic Registration (CDR) in 2012, 2015, and 2018.

Joint accreditation is a unified accrediting body that allows organizations to provide credit to medical, nursing, pharmacy, and other professionals through a single, application process, fee structure and set of accreditation standards. Its unified framework is intended to promote education that is designed by the health care team, for the health care team.