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Continuing Education: Lesson Plans

With IAHCSMM's online lesson plans, obtaining your continuing education credits is fast and easy. When you take the quiz online, your lesson plan is graded and your scores are immediately transmitted to IAHCSMM to apply toward your renewal. Whether you want to tackle all of your lesson plan CE credits at once, or if you want to take your time throughout the year, IAHCSMM lesson plans are a convenient option to obtain continuing education.

Online Lesson Plans - Obtain CE Credit for all IAHCSMM Certifications

With IAHCSMM's online lesson plans, for a nominal fee, obtaining your continuing education (CE) credits is fast and easy. Your lesson plans will be graded immediately and your scores will automatically be applied toward your account. You can reference these scores at any time by logging in to your IAHCSMM Account. You do not need to submit any paper printouts of your scores when renewing your certification.

The more lesson plans you complete online, the less paperwork you'll have to submit with your annual renewal. So, whether you want to tackle all of your points at once or if you want to take your time throughout the coming months, you now have an easy, convenient and FAST option to obtain credits and re-certify.

Completion of any IAHCSMM lesson plan provides 2 CE credits. Credit is only given once per successful passing of a quiz (if you have successfully passed a quiz, you will not be able to receive additional credit if you submit another passing attempt). If you fail a quiz, you will need to attempt another exam grading to receive credit. You will have two attempts to pass per lesson plan quiz.

You may choose from the CRCST, CIS, CER or CHL lesson plans - picking the appropriate lesson plan for your certification. The more lesson plans you complete online, the less paperwork you'll have to submit with your annual renewal.

To familiarize yourself with our library, please review the descriptions below. Once you’re ready to access the lesson plans, simply SIGN IN to the store, add the lesson plans to your cart and proceed to checkout.

Once you've purchased a lesson plan, you will have immediate access to view the content through your IAHCSMM Account. Following each reading, there will be a quiz to take in order to receive credit toward your renewals.

Available Lesson Plans and Quizzes

CRCST Lesson Plans

CRCST Lesson Plans

Earn Continuing Education for CRCST/CCSVP Certifications

CIS Lesson Plans

CIS Lesson Plans

Earn Continuing Education for CIS Certifications

CER Lesson Plans

CER Lesson Plans

Earn Continuing Education for CER Certifications

CHL Lesson Plans

CHL Lesson Plans

Earn Continuing Education for CHL Certifications


IAHCSMM offers only online grading for the lesson plans. Mailed submissions to IAHCSMM will not be graded and will not be granted a point value. Quizzes may be graded by a manager/supervisor as an in-service worth 1 CE per quiz passed with a 70% or higher (proper documentation of the in-service is required for re-certification, and IAHCSMM does not provide answer keys for any of the lesson plans). Purdue University offers a subscription series for the CRCST and CIS Lesson Plans (available online or through correspondence paper/pencil grading).