CPHQ CE Credit Program Approval


NAHQ now approves your individual educational activities for CPHQ CE online! Please read the instructions and policy below before you submit an application.

 Instructions for Submitting an Application

 Approval Policy

 Application Categories

Instructions for Submitting an Application

  • Follow the steps online to provide your program information and supplemental materials including: Program Presentation Module, Biographical Data Form for EACH Speaker, and Marketing Materials. You will receive a confirmation email after submission.
  • Immediately after submitting your application, you will be directed to a payment page in NAHQ's online store.
  • Select single or multiple offering, as well as a late fee if applicable, and proceed to check out in order to submit payment with a credit card. You will receive a second email confirming payment.
  • If paying by check, please complete the online application in its entirety but do not submit payment. Make checks payable to NAHQ and include program title, organization and date.
Send to: 
ATTN: Amanda Merriman
8735 W. Higgins Rd
Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60631

Program sponsors are responsible for monitoring attendance and furnishing each participant with evidence of attendance so that they may receive credit for the program. A list of attendees must be uploaded within 30 days of the program. Upload your Attendance List here. NAHQ reserves  the right to communicate with the individuals on the submitted attendee list. Attendance List Template

Ready to begin? Submit your application now!

Approval Policy

All of the following documents must be submited online at least four weeks prior to the program date. Late applications may be denied. NAHQ will not award CPHQ hours retroactively.

All applications must be completed in their entirety prior to approval and include the following:

  1. Application Fee
  2. Program Presentation Module using the CPHQ Content Outline
  3. Biographical Data Form for EACH Speaker
  4. Marketing Materials

60 minutes of presentation time=1 CE hour.

We accept conferences, workshops, and online courses for continuing education approval. Home Study courses are not accepted.

Once reviewed, a letter of approval or denial will be emailed to the contact named in the application within two-four weeks from date of receipt.

The application fee is not refunded if an application is deferred or denied.

Programs approved by NAHQ for CPHQ credit hours have an approval period of 12 months in which CPHQ hours can be awarded.

Application Categories

Single Offering: program that will only take place once
Multiple Offering: program that will take place more than once

Please note: Fees for CPHQ CE applications have been updated for 2016 to distinguish between nonprofit and for profit organizations. Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with questions.

Single Offering
Multiple Offering
Nonprofit Organizations $100* $190*
For Profit Organizations $750* $1000*

*Applications postmarked less than four weeks prior to the application date are subject to a $30 late fee.

NAHQ also offers approved program sponsors the opportunity to list their CPHQ CE course on NAHQ's Quality Events Calendar page at no charge.

If you have any questions about the application and process, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or call 800.966.9392.

For questions about the CPHQ program, please visit www.CPHQ.org. 

Submit an application for approval