AHEC U provides accredited educational programs for nurses and health professionals.

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Social Workers: Programs are approved by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.  Both Social Work and Non-Social Work hours are offered.

Respiratory Care Practitioners: Programs are approved by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: Programs are approved for continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors, Marital and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

AHEC Credit: Programs are approved by Upstate AHEC and meet SC AHEC Best Practice Standards for those disciplines not mentioned above.

* Other credit may be provided for specific courses. See Course Catalog for details about each course.