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

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.


Nurse Practitioner/RN 

A free online course, “Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency for Nurse Practitioners,” is available until January 2020.

The course offers one (1) contact hour. After viewing the presentation, correctly completing the test and program evaluation a certificate will be issued.

If you have questions about this course, please contact Randel Plant, at or at (877) 228-7321 ext. 306.

Download the course flyer.