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CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME)

Our Mission

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.

Application for CME Program complete and return via Email or fax 806-723-7146 .

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

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:

CME Credits

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 responsibility.

Informal Hours

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

Not eligible for AMA PRA Credits™

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

Questions

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 .

    Covenant CME Contact Information
    CME Program
    (806)725-3105
    Email
    Or Teresa Contreras
    (806)725-0504
    Email