ACPE Degree Prerequisite Completion Chart

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Prerequisite Courses

CME Hours

Live

InterAct

InterAct Express

CORE COURSES (total of 93 hours)

Managing Physician Performance

24

24

 

Physician in Management — Effective Leadership

7

 

7

Physician in Management — Quality Management

7

 

7

Physician in Management — Powerful Negotiation Skills

7

 

7

Techniques of Financial Decision Making

24

24

 

Three Faces of Quality

24

24

 

Total Required Hours

93

   

ELECTIVE COURSES (minimum of 32 hours)

Advanced Applications in Quality Management

14

 

 

Advanced Topics in Health Law

12

 

 

Changing the Game Plan: Integrating the Clinical Team

 

 

5

Clinical Integration in Integrated Health Systems

7

 

5

Coaching & Mentoring Physicians to Higher Performance

12

 

 

Controlled Medical Terminology and Semantics

 

 

1

Drivers, Design & Strategy in Integrated Health Systems

7

 

4

Developing a Business Plan

 

 

5.5

Entrepreneurial Thinking

18

 

 

Essentials of Health Law

14

 

8

Ethical Challenges of Physician Executives

 

 

5

Financial & Legal Considerations in Integrated Health Systems

7

 

 

The Fine Art of Asking Why

 

 

1

High Reliability 2.0: Making Reliability a Reality

14

 

 

Integrated Health Systems

25

 

 

Informatics (choose any Informatics courses)

   

3.5

   

3.5

Molding Culture

 

 

1

MetaLeadership: Removing Barriers & Building Bridges

 

 

9

Physician Engagement in Integrated Health Systems

7

 

4

Physician in Management — Valuable Communication Skills

3.5

 

3.5

Physician in Management — Finance in Health Care Orgs

7

 

7

Physician in Management — Influence

 

 

7

Physician in Management — Management Skills

 

 

3.5

Physician in Management — Marketing

3.5

 

3.5

Professional Accountability

11

 

 

Resolving Conflict

7

 

 

Science of High Reliability

14

 

10

Skills for Effective Medical Staff Leadership

18

 

18

Solve This! Breakthrough Thinking

12

 

 

Strategic Thinking and Decision Making

 

 

5

Thinking Economically

18

 

 

 

 

Health IT Leadership Certificate courses

     

Benefits Realization

 

 

4

Clinical Decision Support

 

 

3

CMO-CIO Partnerships

 

 

3

Communication, Change Management and Training

 

 

3

E-prescribing

 

 

1.5

Health Care and Information Security Threats

 

 

3

Health Information Exchange

 

 

2

High Tech & High Reliability

 

 

3.5

Implementation and Support

 

 

3

Informatics and Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records

 

 

4

Informatics: IT Change Management

 

 

3.5

Leadership in Complex Organizations

 

 

2

Liabilities in EHR

 

 

3

Organizational Culture, Planning and Strategy

 

 

4

Patient Safety and the Electronic Health Record

 

 

1.5

Social Media and mHealth Care

7

 

4

Social Media: Relevance and Appropriate Use for Physician Leaders

7

 

 

Total Elective Hours

 

 

 

  TOTAL HOURS required to complete

  125

All regularly offered ACPE CME courses of 3.5 hours or more now meet the requirements for the degree prerequisite elective courses curriculum. Email Tina Ramsey [tramsey@acpe.org] to inquire about the eligibility of any course you do not see listed above.
Upon completion of each course, you receive Eligible Hours toward the degree program or certification. To turn Eligible Hours into Qualified Hours, you must pass an online test.
* Earn the Health IT Leadership Certificate which also fulfills all of the elective prerequisite hours required for a graduate degree. Visit acpe.org/HIT for details.
*Courses taken over 5 years ago from the purchase date of an Express course and the activity date of a Live or InterAct course have expired and will need to be retaken.