AARC’s CRCE contact hour is defined as 60 minutes of learning activity. This means that for every 60 minutes of education, you earn 1 CRCE.
Q: What about if the lecture I participated in was 60 minutes long, how many CRCEs did I earn?
A: You earned 1 CRCE.
Q: What about if the lecture I participated in was 50 minutes long, how many CRCEs did I earn?
A: You earned 0.83 CRCE. To calcuate this, take 50 and divide it by 60. This equals 0.83.
We often call our continuing education, CEUs. Did you know that 1 CEU is actually 10 contact hours of education? CEU stands for Continuing Education Unit. A CEU is a unit of credit equal to ten hours of participation in an approved educational activity.
We hope that this helps you when determining if you have enough continuing education to maintain your license. Remember, if you are an AARC Member, all CRCE approved courses are tracked in your AARC Membership account. Visit www.aarc.org to look up your records.