+ WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS?

      Annual:

  1. ABEM: 25 AMA Category 1 credits/year (can be averaged)
  2. ACS (Level 1 Trauma center): 16 hours annually (may include Critical Care)

      Biennial or more:

  1. Ohio State Medical Board: 100 hours upon renewal every 2 years, 40 of which must be Category 1
  2. JCAHO: Comprehensive Stroke Center (2 hours annually); Cardiac Care Center (8 hours annually)
  3. Trauma: Next due date March 2020 - 48 hours (avg 16 annually)

+ WHAT IS AMA CATEGORY 1?

  • Categories 1 and 2 defined here in detail by AMA.
  • Essentially: Category 1 are those advertised everywhere / Category 2 are reading, teaching, etc.

+ POTENTIAL SOURCES

  1. ACEP: Easiest, quickest, group discounts
  2. Rosh Review: robust, takes more time, group discounts
  3. Challenger CME
  4. Up-To-Date
  5. Hippo
  6. Trauma Reports

+ AMERICAN BOARD of EM

25 Category 1 credits/year - can be averaged.

  1. ABEM Specific Requirements Online
  2. ABEM CME Requirement FAQ
  3. CME Credit for LLSA FAQ
  4. CME for Certification and Recertification FAQs

+ OHIO MEDICAL BOARD

100 hours upon renewal every 2 years
40 of whcih must be Category 1

  1. CME requirements online
  2. CME MD/DO Information Page