The American Osteopathic College of Pathologists is pleased to be partnering with the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology for CME programming.

 

As an accredited CME provider of the American Osteopathic Association and its Council on Continuing Medical Education, the AOCD has adopted regulations for ethical action concerning the relationships between CME sponsors, faculty and commercial companies providing support for CME programs.  Click here to read the full policy guide.

 

The overall mission of each AOCP CME Activity is to

  1. Inform the physician of advances in medical knowledge and technology.
  2. Inform the physician of advances in diagnosis and treatments for better
    patient care and outcomes.
  3. Inform the physician of advances in Practice-Based Learning and System-Based Practices.

 

The American Osteopathic College of Pathologists attempts to incorporate New advances in treatment, New methods of diagnosis or treatment, Availability of new medication(s) or indication(s), Development of new technology, Advances in medical knowledge, and Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes effecting patient care into all CME activities.

 

The Osteopathic Core Competencies of Osteopathic Philosophy, Principles, Practice and Manipulative Medicine, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, and System-Based Practice will also be incorporated into all CME activities.

 

The goal of each educational activity is to augment the proficiency of the learner, providing them with enhanced knowledge, skills practice, and/or new techniques, all of which can be applied to their day-to-day practice, and all of which translates into improved patient outcomes.

 

AOA Core Competencies

  1. Osteopathic Philosophy, Principles, Practice and Manipulative Medicine
  2. Medical Knowledge
  3. Patient Care
  4. Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  5. Professionalism
  6. Practice – Based Learning and Improvement
  7. System Based Practice

 

Needs Assessments

  1. New advances in treatment
  2. New methods of diagnosis or treatment – Review of Updates
  3. Availability of new medication(s) or indication(s)
  4. Development of new technology
  5. Advances in medical knowledge
  6. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes affecting patient care.

 

Manage Your CME

Contact The AOA:

 If you would like to speak with a CME Service Representative about your CME Activity Report, call (800) 621-1773, ext. 8262, or send an email to the CME department.

Report Your CME Credits:

 Fax your CME credits to (312) 202-8202, Attention: Division of CME,  or email attachments to the AOA.   Be sure to include your name and AOA ID.

Osteopathic Continuous Certification information can be found here:

DO Online CME

Locate CME courses by downloading the CMEprn app

State by State CME requirements

Grantor Attendance Policy

Representatives of commercial supporters may attend an educational activity, but may not engage in promotional activities while in the room where the CME activity takes place. No commercial promotional materials shall be displayed or distributed in the same room as the CME activity. Exhibits are permitted at AOCP meetings, however, they shall not influence nor interfere with the presentation of the CME activity.