Featured | APR 26, 2017

Pennsylvania CME Requirements 2017

In Pennsylvania, MDs, DOs, and PAs need 100 credits every 2 years, including 20 AMA PRA Category 1™ or AOA Category 1 credits. Specific topics like risk management are required.


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MD / DO / PA

Number of Credits Required 100

CME Units Required Minimum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ / AOA Category 1

Term 2 years

License Renewal Date  Jan 1st, odd-numbered year

Specialty Credit Requirements

  • 12 hours of risk management / patient safety
  • Mandatory topics include 
    • Improving medical records and record keeping
    • Reducing medical errors
    • Professional conduct and ethics
    • Improving communication among physicians and with other health care personnel
    • Preventive medicine education
    • Health care quality improvement

Exemption Condition

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