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Continuing Medical Education

Mission Statement

The Covenant Health's Continuing Medical Education (CME) Department is committed to providing a wide range of CME activities and programs with a quality driven focus that will assist healthcare professionals to achieve the knowledge, competence, and skills necessary to promote and deliver optimal healthcare to patients of West Texas.

Upcoming CME Programs

For more information on upcoming CME programs and a calendar please click here.

Request / Suggest a CME Topic

For an updated list of your Credits please click here

Contact Information

Julie Barclay
CME Administrator
CME Program
Whitney Cambron
CME Coordinator
Office: 806.725.2128

Continuing Medical Education Reminder
(for Texas Physicians)

As a prerequisite to the annual registration of a physician's license, 24 hours of continuing medical education are required to be completed in the following categories:

Formal Hours (at least 12)

Category 1 or 1A designated for AMA/PRA Category 1 credit by a CME sponsor accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education or a state medical society recognized by the Committee for Review and Recognition of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education; approved for prescribed credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians; designated for AOA Category 1-A credit required for osteopathic physicians by an accredited CME sponsor approved by the American Osteopathic Association; or approved by the Texas Medical Association based on standards established by the AMA for its Physician's Recognition Award. At least one formal hour must involve medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Informal Hours

The remaining 12 hours may be informal self-study, hospital lectures or grand rounds.

If you have questions, call the Permits Department at (512) 305-7020. For information on CME courses, call TMA at (512) 370-1300; TOMA at (512) 708-8662; or the Texas Academy of Family Physicians at (512) 329-8666, or check their web sites: TMA: , TOMA: or .

The following activities are INELIGIBLE for AMA PRA Credit

  • Clinical Experience
  • Charity or mission work
  • Mentoring
  • Surveying
  • Serving on a committee, council, HOD, etc.
  • Passing Examinations