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.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 27.50 AOA Category 1­A
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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 27.5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 27.50 AOA Category 1­A


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