Effective March 13, 2020
In response to recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the COVID-19 virus, the AAP Blue Ribbon Panel and the APRP Oversight Panel approved a temporary waiver of the maximum number of Continuing Education Credits (CECs) that can be earned via self-study. The AAP and APRP Continuing Education Guidelines currently allow for a maximum of 10 hours per year earned via self-study.
You are still required to fulfill your 60 hour CEC requirement during your certification period, but this temporary waiver allows you to obtain all of the maximum 20 hours earned in calendar year 2020 through self-study, in-house or online seminars.
Both Nacha and the Payments Associations provide many opportunities for webinars or other distance learning and we encourage you to visit the Nacha website and the Center for Payments to learn more about upcoming education offerings.
As a reminder, this policy pertains only to credits earned between January 1-December 31, 2020. If you are eligible to file 2019 CECs, but have not done so, please note the deadline to file is March 31, 2020. Late filings will be accepted April 1-April 30 for an additional $50.
Please contact us with any questions.