CME CME Guide Types of CME Credit

Types of CME Credit

2019-21 CME GUIDE

CME category and activity descriptions

Explore criteria for earning Category 1 (osteopathic) and Category 2 (allopathic) CME.

The AOA assigns CME credit to four categories: 1-A, 1-B, 2-A and 2-B. Category 1 is typically osteopathic CME and Category 2 denotes allopathic CME. Category A is usually live activities while Category B is not (with a few exceptions). View a detailed breakdown of options for each category below.


AOA Category 1-A


AOA Category 1-B


AOA Category 2-A


AOA Category 2-B

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