Osteopathic Medical Teaching
Osteopathic physicians who participate as lecturers in osteopathic medical education in a didactic format are eligible to receive AOA Category 1-A credit for their participation. Credit is granted on an hour-for-hour basis.
Methods of this education are limited to:
- Formal delivery of osteopathic medical education lectures in colleges of osteopathic medicine, speaking at specialty and divisional society conferences.
- Formal delivery of osteopathic medical education to students, interns, residents, fellows, and staff of AOA-accredited Category 1 CME Sponsors.
Teaching credit must be verified by the CME Department of an AOA accredited Category 1 CME college of osteopathic medicine or Category 1 CME sponsoring hospital.
CME credits will not be awarded for preparation of lectures.
Continuing Education Credit
- DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 365.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
- 365.00 AOA Category 1A