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.
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 56.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
- 56.00 AOA Category 1A