CONTINUING EDUCATION 

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

We offer health coach continuing education (including NBHWC) and continuing education for the International Coach Federation.  Please click the links below for the unique requirements for each provider.



 

AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians) Continuing Education


AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians) Who is included: Physicians Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants APPROVED COURSES
Synchronous (live) courses Core Coach Training: Module 1 (teleclasses or residential ) - 27.5 PCs. Burnout Prevention for Physicians - 4.5 PCs Asynchronous (recorded or self-paced) courses: Wellcoaches Habits - 10 PCs. Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches - 18 ECs. Behavior Change Agent - 5.5 ECs Requirements: Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes Course feedback surveys:

  • 18 for teleclasses or 4 for 4-day classes
  • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
  • 1 for Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches
  • 1 for Behavior Change Agent
  • 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. This course is eligible for Prescribed Credit. AAFP Prescribed Credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When Applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed Credit earned must be reported as Prescribed Credit, not as Category 1.




ACE (American Council on Exercise) Continuing Education


ACE (American Council on Exercise) Who is included: Personal Trainers APPROVED COURSES

Synchronous (live) courses: Core Coach Training: Module 1 (teleclasses plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 5.0 CECs Core Coach Training: Module 1 (residential plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 3.0 CECs Requirements: Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes Course feedback surveys:

  • 18 for teleclasses or 4 for 4-day classes
  • 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) Continuing Education


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 (teleclasses or residential, plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 38 CECs Wellcoaches Member Classes - 1 CEC/hr Professional Coach Training - 95 CECs Asynchronous (recorded or self-paced) courses: Wellcoaches Habits (purchased separately from Core Coach Training) - 10 CECs Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches - 18 CECs Organize Your Mind (purchased separately from Module 2) - 5.5 CEs Behavior Change Agent - 5.5 CEs Requirements: Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes Course feedback surveys:

  • 18 for teleclasses or 4 for 4-day classes
  • 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’s Commission on Accreditation) Continuing Education


The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) Who is included: Registered Nurses Advance Practice Registered Nurses Licensed Practical Nurses Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses: Core Coach Training: Module 1 (teleclasses or residential, plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 38.25 CEUs Requirements: Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes Course feedback surveys:

  • 18 for teleclasses or 4 for 4-day classes
  • Pass the required Knowledge Assessments with 80% or higher
Reporting Continuing Education:
Once all requirement are complete, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the student. Wellcoaches will then report your name to the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, who is a joint provider of this activity. You will be emailed a certificate of Nursing Continuing Professional Development for a maximum of 38.25 contact hours, approximately 8 weeks after receiving the Wellcoaches Certificate of Attendance.




Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) Continuing Education


Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) Who is included: Nurses Professionals with an interest in primary health care Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses: Core Coach Training: Module 1 (teleclasses or residential, plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 27.5 CPDs Requirements: Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes Course feedback surveys:

  • 18 for teleclasses or 4 for 4-day classes
  • 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) Continuing Education


CDR (Commission on Dietetic Registration) Who is included: Dietitians Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses: Core Coach Training: Module 1 (teleclasses or residential plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 27.5 CEU’s Professional Coach Training - 95 CEC's Requirements: Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes Course feedback surveys:

  • 18 for teleclasses or 4 for 4-day classes
  • 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. Participants will use this certificate to report completion of the course to CDR.




CEI (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education) Continuing Education


CEI (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education) Who is included: Pharmacists Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses: Core Coach Training: Module 1 (teleclasses or residential, plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 2.75 CEUs (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 for teleclasses or 4 for 4-day classes
  • 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) Approved Program & Continuing Education


ICF (International Coach Federation) Who is included: ICF Certified Coaches (ACC, PCC or MCC) Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses: Core Coach Training: Module 1 (teleclasses or residential plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 35 CCEUs 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 for teleclasses or 4 for 4-day classes
  • 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) Continuing Education


NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Who is included: Personal Trainers Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses: Core Coach Training: Module 1 (teleclasses or residential, plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 27.5 CEUs Requirements: Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes Course feedback surveys:

  • 18 for teleclasses or 4 for 4-day classes
  • 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




NBHWC (National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching) Continuing Education & Approved Program


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 (teleclasses or residential plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 27.5 CECs Wellcoaches Member Classes - 1 CEC/hr (classes must meet content requirements set by NBHWC) Professional Coach Training - 95 CECs Burnout Prevention for Physicians - 4.5 CECs Asynchronous (recorded or self-paced) courses: Wellcoaches Habits (purchased separately from Module 1) - 10 CECs Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches - 18 CECs Wellcoaches Member Classes - 1 CEC/hr (classes must meet content requirements set by NBHWC) Behavior Change Agent - 5.5 CEs Requirements: Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes Course feedback surveys:

  • 18 for teleclasses or 4 for 4-day classes
  • 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 Behavior Change Agent
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 NBHWC.




NCHEC (National Commission for Health Education Credentialing) Continuing Education


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 (teleclasses or residential) - 38.5 CECs Wellcoaches Member Classes - 1 CEC/hr (must be preapproved) Professional Coach Training - 95 CECs Asynchronous (recorded or self-paced) courses: Wellcoaches Habits- 10 CEC’s Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches - 18 CECs Wellcoaches Member Classes - 1 CEC/hr (classes must be preapproved) Behavior Change Agent - 5.5 CECs Requirements: Participants must attend all courses in full, including attending ALL synchronous (live) classes Course feedback surveys:

  • 18 for teleclasses or 4 for 4-day classes
  • 8 for Wellcoaches Habits
  • 1 for Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches
  • 1 per Wellcoaches Member Class
  • 32 for Professional Coach Training
  • 1 for Behavior Change Agent
  • 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 Continuing Education


Who is included: Certified Wellcoaches (Personal or Health and Wellness) Approved courses:

Synchronous (live) courses Core Coach Training: Module 1 (teleclasses or residential, plus Wellcoaches Habits) - 37.5 CEs Advanced Coach Training: Module 2 - 10 CEs Wellcoaches Member Classes - 1 CE/hr Professional Coach Training - 95 CEs Asynchronous (recorded or self-paced) courses Wellcoaches Habits - 10 CEs Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches - 18 CE’s Organize Your Mind (purchased separately from Core Coach Training) - 5.5 CEs Behavior Change Agent - 5.5 CEs 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 for teleclasses or 4 for 4-day classes 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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