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Continuing Medical Education

Mission and Goals

The mission of the Office of Continuing Medical Education at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine is to provide quality educational programs to meet the needs of faculty, community physicians and other health professionals within the Commonwealth of Virginia, North and South Carolina, Appalachian Region, and nationally and globally, when appropriate.

The goals of the Office of Continuing Medical Education are to design, develop, implement and evaluate educational activities that enhance the competencies required by health professionals to serve patients, the public and their professions. Targeted competencies include: medical knowledge, patient care, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, practice-based learning and improvement, systems-based practice, osteopathic philosophy and osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM).

Accreditation

The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. On October 2, 2010, the CCME awarded VCOM three years accreditation as a Category 1 CME sponsor. VCOM strictly adheres to the standards and regulations provided by the AOA and ACCME governing the provision and documentation of CME programming.


Attention D.O.'s

The following information may be helpful to you:

To View Your CME Activity Report:
In order to view your CME Activity Report, you must log into the members-only section of the AOA website using the login button in the top right corner of the screen. If you need login assistance, send an email to info@osteopathic.org.

To Speak with an AOA CME Service Representative:
If you would like to speak with a CME Service Representative about your CME Activity Report, call 800-621-1773, extension 8262, or send an email to the CME department at cme@osteopathic.org.

AOA CME Frequently Asked Questions:
http://www.osteopathic.org/inside-aoa/development/continuing-medical-education/Pages/frequently-asked-questions.aspx