CME/CRCE Credits

Continuing Education

Alpha-1 Foundation Continuing Medical Education Programs

American Association for Respiratory Care

This program has also been approved by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for 3 hours of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE). To receive these credits, please print the test and evaluation and mail or fax the test and the evaluation to us at the address below. Please do not send the test to the AARC; they will not process the documents.

To read the ATS/ERS Standards document to prepare for the test please Click here.

To take the test click here: AARC CRCE Participant Test.

Please print the test and fax to:
Alpha-1 Foundation
3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables, FL 33134

FAX: 305-675-0299
ATTN: Adriana de Arce

To obtain more information about the CME/CRCE Program download the following PDFs:

  1. Accreditation
  2. Audience
  3. Disclosure
  4. Faculty
  5. Evaluation
  6. Media Used

To print a free copy of the ATS/ERS Standards for the Diagnosis and Management of Individuals with Alpha-1, Click Here.

For more information on the Alpha-1 Foundation’s CEU Program, contact Adriana de Arce at (877) 228-7321 ext. 269 or email


Additional CRCE credit course offered by the AARC

Besides the above CME/CRCE program, the AARC offers its own course to respiratory therapists: “Emerging Roles for the Respiratory Therapist in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.” You can earn 3.0 CRCE credits for the online course.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is offering a free course, “Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: A Review for the Nurse Practitioner,” offering 1.25 CE credits and 0.10 pharma credit. It’s available until October 2016.

The course offers 1.25 CE hour credits and 0.10 pharma credit for watching the presentation, correctly answering at least 70 percent of test items afterward and completing the online program evaluation.

To take the free course, register at Once you have created a login and password, click on the “AANP Conference Sessions” button on the right to see the list of available programs, then scroll down and click on “Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: A Review for the Nurse Practitioner.”