Forms and Guidance

Updated Requirements Effective January 1, 2022


  • A commercial interest is referred to as an ineligible company. Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
  • The COI disclosure form has been updated and requires any individual who may have a role in controlling the CE to share all financial relationships with ineligible companies during the past 24 months.
  • Mitigation strategies have been updated. The CCEHS course contact will work with the designated course contact to ensure the updates are reflected on the Mitigation of COI Grid for speakers.
  • Important Note: Mitigation of planning committee members must be documented on the Mitigation of COI Grid for Planning Committee at the time the course application is submitted.

COI Guidelines: 

COI Forms:

Commercial Support Guidelines:

Note: These changes are necessary to ensure compliance with new accreditation requirements,  Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE.