The mission of the National Association for Continuing Education (NACE) is to offer continuing education opportunities to provide learners in the fields of medicine, behavioral health, education, and related disciplines, with the most up-to-date, science-based information that will enable them to increase their knowledge, competence, and professional performance to ultimately benefit their patients' health.
- utilize systematic approaches to needs assessment to identify practice gaps, identify learning objectives, and develop appropriate educational programs with formats consistent with adult learning principles
- provide diverse opportunities for participants to learn evidenced-based information and acquire skills to improve competence and professional performance
- emphasize outcome measurement to assess the impact our educational activities have on provider competence, confidence, and performance in practice
- comply with all accepted guidelines and policies of accrediting bodies within the continuing education enterprise