CME Opportunities

Spring Scientific Convention 

On-Demand CME Learning Center 

CME Requirements

Michigan Department of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs

State of Michigan Osteopathic Physician Requirements       

If licensed during the full 3-year renewal cycle:

  • 150 hours of continuing education in activities approved by the board of which a minimum of 60 hours of the required 150 hours must be earned through MI LARA Category 1 programs, and a minimum of 40 of the 60 hours must be AOA Category 1-A.
  • A minimum of 3 hours of continuing education earned in the area of Pain & Symptom Management MI LARA Rule. At least 1 of the 3 hours must include 1-time training in Opioids and Controlled Substance Prescribing MI LARA Rule.
  • Recognizing victims of Human Trafficking (one-time requirement separate from continuing education).  
  • A minimum of 1 hour of continuing education earned in the area of Medical Ethics
  • Beginning June 1, 2022, 1 hour Implicit Bias Training for each year of cycle. FAQs 

MOA provides on demand CME learning to help physicians meet Michigan licensing requirements.  

By visiting www.michigan.gov/healthlicense and clicking on the osteopathic medicine and surgery link you can access helpful resources.              

Contact Information

For CME questions Email Melissa Budd, CME Program Manager

Physician Resources 

MI LARA Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery FAQs (as of 4/27/2021)

MI LARA Verify Osteopathic Medical License 

MI LARA Osteopathic Medicine & General Surgery Rules (4/26/2021)

MI LARA Osteopathic MiPLUS License Renewal

MI LARA Administrative Rulemaking System (ARS) 

AOA Physician Guide

AOA CME Self Reporting 

AOA CME Department (888) 626-9262

MI LARA Bureau of Professional Licensing (517) 241-0199 or email [email protected] 

Accreditation

The Michigan Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide AOA Category 1-A continuing medical education credits to physicians. AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM  offered through joint providership with Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).       

CME Policies

Registration Cancellation & Refund Policy

Registrants for a Michigan Osteopathic Association continuing medical education program must submit requests for refunds in writing via email or by mail to the Association’s office. Requests for refunds must be in writing at least two weeks prior to the program and will entitle registrant to a full refund less a $50 processing fee. Refund requests received 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. 

Course Disclaimer
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.

Grievance Policy
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.

Online Education Privacy Statement
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), accredited providers that participate in CME activities on the Internet shall have a separate privacy policy for CME activities.

The CME programs offered by the Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA) respect and value your privacy and the confidentiality of the information you choose to share with us. We are committed to the protection of this information and will ensure your privacy when participating in CME activities on our website... (continued)