CME Breakdown

How will CME credit work?

Registrants who view/attend the lectures and recorded content can claim up to 45.5 AOA Category 1-A credits. Registrants can claim up to 25.5 total CME credits for hours spent in-person at the meeting, April 20-22, 2023. Up to an additional 20.0 CME credits are available for viewing for the educational sessions that you did not claim already in-person.

Because sessions are offered concurrently (at the same time), registrants will only be allowed to claim additional credit if:
(1) They view the recorded content.
    – Recorded content will be available to registrants AFTER the meeting has concluded. Please allow up to four weeks after the meeting has concluded for the content to be available through the Mobile Meeting Guide.

On Demand registration is currently NOT available for this meeting. Those who attend in-person will have access to video content to claim an additional 20 AOA Category 1-A credits after the meeting. 

Accreditation – MD, PA and NP – Live Activity (in person)

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 20 contact hours. Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses will be designated on your certificate.

California Board of Registered Nursing
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13485, for 20 contact hours.

Continuing Physician Assistant Education
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 20 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Enduring medical education for additional CME/CE is not available for this meeting. Videos will be available after the meeting for viewing only. 


Accreditation – DO

The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics designates this program for a maximum of 45.5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity. 

Total credits include on demand content available after the meeting.


CME Breakdown Per Day

Thursday, April 20 Friday, April 21 Saturday, April 22
Morning Sessions Hip/Spine Continuum Session = 4.0 Sports Session = 4.0 Pediatric Session = 4.0
General Session = 4.0 Trauma Session = 4.0 Board Review Session = 5.0
  Program Directors = 2.0
  Faculty Development Course = 3.5
Afternoon Sessions Hip/Spine Continuum Session = 4.0 Shoulder/Elbow Session = 4.0
Hand Session = 4.0 Board Review Session = 4.0
Max CME Available Per Day 8.0 8.0 9.5