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Continuing Education for Coaches and Health Professionals

Wellcoaches School of Coaching has built relationships with many providers to help you earn Continuing Education Credits.  

AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians)
ACE ( American Council on Exercise)
ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine)
ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center)
APNA (Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association)
CDR (Commission on Dietetic Registration)
CEI (Collaborative Education Institute) 
ICF (International Coach Federation)
NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching)
NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine)
NASW (National Association of Social Workers)
NCHEC (National Commission for Health Education Credentialing)
Wellcoaches


AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians)

Who is included:

  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants

Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses

  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential ) - 27.5 PC’s
  • Burnout Prevention for Physicians - 4.5 CEC's

Asynchronous (recorded or self-paced) courses

  • Wellcoaches Habits - 10 PC’s
  • Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches - 18 EC’s

Requirements: 

  • Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes
  • Course feedback surveys:
    • 18 for18-week or 4 for 4-day residential
    • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
    • 1 for Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches
  • Pass the required Knowledge Assessments with 80% or higher 

Reporting Continuing Education:
Once all requirements are complete, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the student.  Physicians, NP’s, and PA’s will use this certificate to report completion of the course to AAFP. 


ACE (American Council on Exercise)

Who is included:

  • Personal Trainers

Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses

  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (18-week teleclasses plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 5.0 CEC's
  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (4 day residential plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 3.0 CEC's

Requirements: 

  • Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes
  • Course feedback surveys:
    • 18 for 18-week or 4 for 4-day residential
    • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
  • Pass the required Knowledge Assessments with 80% or higher

Reporting Continuing Education:
Once all requirements are complete, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the student.  Personal Trainers will use this certificate to report completion of the course to ACE. 

 

ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine)

Who is included:

  • Personal Trainers
  • Group Exercise Instructors
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Persons in the field of Sports Medicine

Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses

  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential, plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 38 CEC’s
  • Wellcoaches Member Classes - 1 CEC/hr
  • Professional Coach Training - 95 CEC's

Asynchronous (recorded or self-paced) courses

  • Wellcoaches Habits (purchased separately from Core Coach Training) - 10 CEC’s
  • Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches - 18 CEC’s
  • Organize Your Mind (purchased separately from Core Coach Training) - 4 CE's

Requirements: 

  • Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes
  • Course feedback surveys:
    • 18 for18-week or 4 for 4-day residential
    • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
    • 1 for Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches
    • 1 per Wellcoaches Member Class
    • 32 for Professional Coach Training
    • 1 for Burnout Prevention for Physicians
    • 1 for Organize Your Mind
  • Pass the required Knowledge Assessments with 80% or higher

Reporting Continuing Education:
Once all requirements are complete, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the student.  Participants will use this certificate to report completion of the course to ACSM.

 

ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center)

Who is included:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Advance Practice Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Practical Nurses

Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses

  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential, plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 38.25 CEU’s

Requirements: 

  • Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes
  • Course feedback surveys:
    • 18 for18-week or 4 for 4-day residential
    • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
  • Pass the required Knowledge Assessments with 80% or higher

Reporting Continuing Education:
Once all requirements are complete, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the student.  Wellcoaches will then report your name to ANCC through our joint partnership with the University of Pittsburgh.  You will be emailed a certificate directly from The University of Pittsburgh, approximately 8 weeks after receiving the Wellcoaches Certificate of Attendance, that you may use to claim your CEU’s. 

 

APNA (Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association)

Who is included:

  • Nurses
  • Professionals with an interest in primary health care

Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses

  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential, plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 27.5 CPD’s

Requirements: 

  • Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes
  • Course feedback surveys:
    • 18 for18-week or 4 for 4-day residential
    • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
  • Pass the required Knowledge Assessments with 80% or higher

Reporting Continuing Education:
Once all requirements are complete, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the student.  Wellcoaches will then report your name to APNA. You will be emailed a certificate directly from APNA, approximately 8 weeks after receiving the Wellcoaches Certificate of Attendance, that you may use to claim your CPD’s. 

 

CDR (Commission on Dietetic Registration)

Who is included:

  • Dietitians

Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses

  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 27.5 CEU’s
  • Wellcoaches Member Classes - 1 CEC/hr (classes must meet requirements set by CDR)
  • Professional Coach Training - 95 CEC's

Asynchronous (recorded or self-paced) courses

  • Wellcoaches Member Classes - 1 CEC/hr (classes must meet content requirements set by CDR)
  • Organize Your Mind (purchased separately from Core Coach Training) - 4 CE's

Requirements: 

  • Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes
  • Course feedback surveys:
    • 18 for18-week or 4 for 4-day residential
    • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
    • 1 for Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches
    • 1 per Wellcoaches Member Class
    • 95 for Professional Coach Training 
    • 1 for Organize Your Mind
  • Pass the required Knowledge Assessments with 80% or higher

Reporting Continuing Education:
Once all requirements are complete, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the student.  Participants will use this certificate to report completion of the course to CDR.
 

CEI (Collaborative Education Institute)

Who is included:

  • Pharmacists

Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses

  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential, plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 2.75 CEU’s (27.5 contact hours of Continuing Pharmacy Education)

Requirements: 

  • Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes
  • Course feedback surveys:
    • 18 for18-week or 4 for 4-day residential
    • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
  • Pass the required Knowledge Assessments with 80% or higher

Reporting Continuing Education:
Once all requirements are complete, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the student.  Wellcoaches will then report your name to CEI and will provide you with a website and access code for registering your hours with CEI within 30 days of receiving your Wellcoaches Certificate of Attendance.  


ICF (International Coach Federation)

Who is included:

  • ICF Certified Coaches (ACC, PCC or MCC)

Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses

  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 35 CCEU’s for Professional Development
  • Wellcoaches Core Coach Certification - 35 ASCTH
  • Wellcoaches Core Coach Certification + Wellcoaches Professional Coach Certification - 132.5 ACTP

Requirements: 

  • Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes
  • Course feedback surveys:
    • 18 for18-week or 4 for 4-day residential
    • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
  • Pass the required Knowledge Assessments with 80% or higher

Reporting Continuing Education:
Once all requirements are complete, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the student.  Participants will use this certificate to report completion of the course to ICF.
 

 

NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine)

Who is included:

  • Personal Trainers

Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses

  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential, plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 27.5 CEU’s

Requirements: 

  • Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes
  • Course feedback surveys:
    • 18 for18-week or 4 for 4-day residential
    • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
  • Pass the required Knowledge Assessments with 80% or higher

Reporting Continuing Education:
Once all requirements are complete, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the student.  Participants will use this certificate to report completion of the course to NASM


 

NASW (National Association of Social Worker)

Who is included:

  • Social Workers

Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses

  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (4-day residential plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 27.5 CEU’s

Asynchronous (recorded or self-paced) courses

  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (18-week teleclasses plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 27.5 CEU’s

Requirements: 

  • Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes
  • Course feedback surveys:
    • 18 for 18-week or 4 for 4-day residential
    • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
  • Pass the required Knowledge Assessments with 80% or higher 

Reporting Continuing Education:
Once all requirements are complete, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the student.  Participants will use this certificate to report completion of the course to NASW.


 

NBHWC (National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching)

Who is included:

  • National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches

Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses

  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 27.5 CEC’s
  • Wellcoaches Member Classes - 1 CEC/hr (classes must meet content requirements set by ICHWC)
  • Professional Coach Training - 95 CEC's
  • Burnout Prevention for Physicians - 4.5 CEC's

Asynchronous (recorded or self-paced) courses

  • Wellcoaches Habits (purchased separately from Module 1) - 10 CEC’s
  • Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches - 18 CEC’s
  • Wellcoaches Member Classes - 1 CEC/hr (classes must meet content requirements set by ICHWC)

Requirements: 

  • Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes
  • Course feedback surveys:
    • 18 for18-week or 4 for 4-day residential
    • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
    • 1 for Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches
    • 1 per Wellcoaches Member Class
    • 32 for Professional Coach Training
    • 1 for Burnout Prevention for Physicians
  • Pass the required Knowledge Assessments, if required for the course, with 80% or higher

Reporting Continuing Education:
Once all requirements are complete, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the student.  Participants will use this certificate to report completion of the course to ICHWC.

 

NCHEC (National Commission for Health Education Credentialing)

Who is included:

  • Certified Health Education Specialists
  • Master Certified Health Education Specialists

Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses

  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential) - 38.5 CEC’s
  • Wellcoaches Member Classes - 1 CEC/hr (must be preapproved)
  • Professional Coach Training - 95 CEC's

Asynchronous (recorded or self-paced) courses

  • Wellcoaches Habits- 10 CEC’s
  • Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches - 18 CEC’s
  • Wellcoaches Member Classes - 1 CEC/hr (classes must be preapproved)

Requirements: 

  • Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes
  • Course feedback surveys:
    • 18 for18-week or 4 for 4-day residential
    • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
    • 1 for Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches
    • 1 per Wellcoaches Member Class
    • 32 for Professional Coach Training
  • Pass the required Knowledge Assessments with 80% or higher

Reporting Continuing Education:
Once all requirements are complete, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the student.  Wellcoaches will also report your name, and any hours you have earned to NCHEC. NCHEC receives reports 4 times per year in Jan, April, July & Oct.

 

WELLCOACHES

Who is included:

  • Certified Wellcoaches (Personal or Health and Wellness)

Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses

  • Core Coach Training: Module 1 (18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential, plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 37.5 CE’s
  • Advanced Coach Training: Module 2 - 10 CE's
  • Wellcoaches Member Classes - 1 CE/hr
  • Professional Coach Training - 95 CE's

Asynchronous (recorded or self-paced) courses

  • Wellcoaches Habits - 10 CE’s
  • Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches - 18 CE’s
  • Organize Your Mind (purchased separately from Core Coach Training) - 4 CE's
  • National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach Preparation Course

Requirements: 

  • Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes
  • Course feedback surveys:
    • 18 for18-week or 4 for 4-day residential
    • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
    • 1for Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches
    • 1 per Wellcoaches Member Class
    • 32 for Professional Coach Training
    • 1 for Organize Your Mind
  • Pass the required Knowledge Assessments with 80% or higher

Reporting Continuing Education:
Once all requirements are complete, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the student.  

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