Earn Credits

Earn Credits


CAHIMS/CPHIMS Certification demonstrates that you meet a standard of professional body of knowledge and reach a milestone in your professional development. Many organizations require that candidates have certification and encourage current employees to obtain certification.

By getting certified, you can:

  • Distinguish yourself in an increasingly competitive marketplace
  • Expand your career opportunities
  • Validate your knowledge, competency and credibility
  • Gain skills and tools to help you make a difference in your organization and your community
  • Demonstrate your commitment to continuing professional development
  • Gain a sense of personal and professional achievements

HIMSS administers two professional certification programs for healthcare information and management systems:

CAHIMS (Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems) is designed for emerging professionals who may or may not have experience within the industry. CAHIMS is designed to be a pathway for careers in health IT.

CPHIMS (Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems) is a professional certification program for experienced healthcare information and management systems professionals.

Other CEUs

HIMSS19 Annual Conference Method of Participation and Request for Credit

Earn Continuing Education credits (CEs) towards CAHIMS, CPHIMS and enduring credits (ACHE, ACPE, CME, PDU, CNE and LLSA)

HIMSS19 Enduring Credit Tracking Sheet

HIMSS19 CAHIMS/CPHIMS Credit Tracking Sheet


CME University Enduring Credit Information- click here for more information on CME, CNE, ACPE and ABPM LLSA MOCs

What you can expect to learn? 

Access HIMSS19 conference proceedings that include compelling case studies, panel discussions, and essential conversations across hundreds of sessions on topics that matter to the healthcare ecosystem both today and into the future.  These one-hour, peer-reviewed educational sessions designed for adult learners include the following and so much more:

  • Examine content that demonstrates the adoption and optimal use of health information and technology
  • Describe the content of sessions that provide a real-world, practical focus on accomplishments
  • Analyze case studies that highlight best practices or beneficial uses of health information and technology
  • Identify sessions that realize transformative change through the best use of information and technology
  • Recognize the opportunities that others have taken to positively affect patient care with the use of healthcare information technology

See full HIMSS19 Global Conference Education Topics

Method of Participation and Request for Credit

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME/CE credit for this activity. During the period May 15, 2018 through May 14, 2020, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity.  

If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please complete the post-test and evaluation on www.cmeuniversity.com. On the navigation menu, click on “Find Post-test/Evaluation by Course” and search by course ID 12505. Upon registering and successfully completing the post-test with a score of 75% or better and the activity evaluation, your certificate will be made available immediately.  

For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 75% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4 weeks.