CME Guide

Lifelong Learning

Explore basic guidelines for meeting AOA CME requirements

If you're AOA board-certified, you'll need to follow your specialty board's CME requirements to maintain certification. Here's how.

The AOA continually strives to offer CME opportunities that explore the latest clinical advances and developments in medicine. The following information is intended to serve as a step-by-step guide for meeting basic CME requirements.

The current CME guide focuses on the CME cycle effective Jan. 1, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2021.

CME Guide

The 2019-2021 AOA CME guide outlines processes and requirements for earning CME during the current reporting cycle.

The Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists of the American Osteopathic Association (BOS) maintains the right to update the guide as needed. The BOS reserves the right to evaluate all programs and activities on an individual basis to determine if and the amount of credit granted at its discretion.

Download the 2019-2021 guide

Guide Sections:

CME Requirements

Types of CME Credit

Reporting CME

CME Proration


2016-2018 CME Guide

Download the 2016-2018 guide

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