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 the formal delivery of medical education lectures in the following settings:

  • Osteopathic and allopathic medical colleges
  • Specialty or divisional society conferences
  • To students, interns, residents, fellows, and staff

Rules, Caps, Etc.

  • Granted on an hour-for-hour basis
  • Must be verified by the CME Department of the medical college, sponsoring hospital, or sponsor (To report CME earned by medical teaching, please submit a letter from the institution stating the number of hours and date(s) to receive credit)
  • CME credits will not be awarded for preparation of lectures
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 79.00 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 75.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 79.00 AOA Category 1­A


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