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.
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 email the Covenant Health CME
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 Category 1-A™ 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
The remaining 12 hours may be informal self-study, hospital lectures or
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:
www.texmed.org , TOMA:
www.txosteo.org or TAFP:www.tafp.org .
The following activities are not eligible for AMA PRA Credits™
- Clinical Experience
- Charity or mission work
- Serving on a committee, council, HOD, etc.
- Passing Examinations