Join us for the 118th Annual Spring Scientific Convention
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2016 Spring Convention Evaluations
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The current AOA CME cycle ends 12/31/2018
Michigan CME Requirements
Michigan Osteopathic License Requirements
Michigan osteopathic physicians are required to complete 150 hours of continuing medical education in courses or programs approved by the board of which not less than 60 hours of the required 150 hours must be earned in osteopathic related courses or programs designated as either Category 1 (accredited) or Category 3 (residency) programs.
Every osteopathic physician who is renewing his/her license should retain records documenting the completion of continuing education. Those documents should be retained for a period of 4 years from the date of application.
The continuing education requirements apply to every physician renewing a Michigan osteopathic license who held the license for the 3-year period immediately preceding the date the license expires. The requirements apply whether or not the physician is actively engaged in the practice of osteopathic.
No one, including retired physicians, medical school faculty and resident physicians, is exempt from this requirement.
PLEASE CHECK YOUR MICHIGAN LICENSE FOR EXPIRATION DATE SINCE IT MAY DIFFER FROM AOA THREE YEAR CYCLE.
For your Michigan licensure requirements, visit the Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery or contact them directly at 517-335-0918
Michigan Osteopathic Association
CME Program Registration Cancellation and Refund Policy
Registrants for a Michigan Osteopathic Association continuing medical education program must submit requests for refunds in writing to the Association’s office. Requests for refunds must be postmarked at least two weeks prior to the program and will entitle registrant to a full refund less a $50 processing fee. Refund requests postmarked less than two weeks prior to the program will not qualify for a refund of the registration fees. Program brochures/registration forms and MOA web site shall include this information.
The Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA) makes every effort to present high caliber speakers in their respective areas of expertise. Courses of the MOA are offered as information only and not as financial, accounting, legal or other professional advice. Attendees must consult with their own professional advisors for such advice. In addition, each participant must decide the merit and practicality of the material presented. The ideas and comments expressed during the courses are not necessarily endorsed by or are those of the MOA. The MOA warns attendees about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when integrating new techniques into your practices.
The MOA shall accept comment and criticism regarding its CME programs. It shall address and resolve grievances regarding its CME activities. A criticism or concern reported anonymously on CME evaluation forms shall not be deemed a grievance; however, such complaints will be reported to the CME speakers and will be presented to the MOA Education Committee for discussion, validation or resolution as appropriate and reported to the MOA Board of Trustees in the MOA Education Committee Board report. A CME complaint or concern provided in writing or presented verbally by an identified individual registrant of an MOA CME program to an MOA CME official shall be deemed a grievance and shall be forwarded to the MOA Education Committee for resolution; CME speakers involved shall be notified of the concern. The resolution shall be reported to the MOA Board in the MOA Education Committee Board report and followed by a letter to the aggrieved acknowledging the grievance and providing the actions taken to resolve the grievance. If the MOA Education Committee is unable to resolve the issue, it shall be forwarded to the Board of Trustees for final disposition. Where possible and necessary the appropriate changes will be made and recorded in accordance with the MOA policy.
CME Resource Links
Visit the American Osteopathic Association Website to view the AOA CME requirements.
To verify expiration dates for a Michigan osteopathic physician license/registration, please visit the Bureau of Health Care Services.
American Osteopathic Association CME FAQ Page (click here)
Florida CME Requirements (click here)