Up to 8 Category 1-A CME credit may be earned through life support courses per each three-year CME cycle.
NOTE: The following CME Policy Updates were placed in effect following publication of the 2016-18 AOA CME Guide.
The following standardized life support courses including provider, refresher and instructor levels will be awarded AOA Category 1-A CME credit up to a maximum of eight (8) credits per CME cycle. The remainder of the credits for the standardized courses will be awarded Category 1-B CME credit up to the limits as indicated in the table below. Online standardized courses will be awarded CME credit for the practical part only.
|Standardized Life Support Courses|
|Course Name||Provider Course||Refresher Course||Instructor Course|
|Advanced Trauma Life Support||17||8||11|
|Advanced Cardiac Life Support||12||6||8|
|Basic Life Support (health care provider)||4||2||8|
|Pediatric Advanced Life Support (AHA)||14||8||9|
|Advanced Pediatric Life Support (AAP)||14||8||9|
|Neonatal Advanced Life Support||8||4||6|
|Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics||17||8||9|
|Adult Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (AFCCS)||13||8||13|
|Pediatric Fundamentals of Critical Care Life Support (PFCCS)||13||8||13|
|Advanced HAZMAT Life Support (AHLS)||24||24||31|
|Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS)||7||7||4.5|
|Basic Disaster Life Support (BDLS)||7.5||7.5||7.5|
|Advanced Disaster Life Support (ADLS)||15.5||15.5||4|