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§ 1635. Required Continuing Medical Education (CME).


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 16. Osteopathic Medical Board of California
Article 9. Continuing Medical Education (Refs & Annos)
16 CCR § 1635
§ 1635. Required Continuing Medical Education (CME).
(a) Each physician submitting the tax and registration fee shall submit satisfactory proof to the Board of ongoing compliance with the provisions of this article at the times specified herein.
(b) Commencing January 1, 1989, a physician shall complete 150 hours within a three-year period to satisfy the CME requirement; this three-year period is defined as the “CME requirement period.”
(c) The requirement of 150 hours during the three-year CME requirement period shall include a minimum of 60 hours of CME in Category 1-A or 1-B defined by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The balance of the CME requirement of 90 hours may consist of CME as defined by either the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) or the American Medical Association (AMA) and may be completed within the entire three-year CME requirement period.
(d) Effective January 1, 1989, the three-year CME period shall commence for those licensed on or before January 1, 1989. Those licensed subsequent to January 1, 1989 shall commence their three-year CME requirement period on a prorata basis commencing the first full calendar year subsequent to initial licensure. Subsequent three-year periods shall not include CME earned during a preceding three-year requirement period.
(e) Category 1-A, or other CME is defined by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), set forth in the American Osteopathic Association's “Continuing Medical Education Guide,” and is hereby incorporated by reference and can be obtained from the AOA at 142 E. Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611; it is published once every three years by the AOA most recently in 1992. Category 1 defined by the American Medical Association is set forth in “Physicians Recognition Award Information Booklet,” and is hereby incorporated by reference and can be obtained from the American Medical Association, 515 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60610; it is published on an occasional basis by the AMA, most recently in January, 1986.
Note: Authority cited: Osteopathic Act (Initiative Measure, Stats. 1923, p. xciii), Section 1; and Sections 2454.5 and 3600-1, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 2454.5, Business and Professions Code.
1. Repealer of chapter 16 (sections 1600-1697, not consecutive) and new chapter 16 (sections 1600-1697, not consecutive and Appendix) filed 12-10-87; operative 1-9-88 (Register 87, No. 52). For prior history, see Registers 81, No. 50; 81, No. 36; 81, No. 9; 80, No. 40; 78, No. 15; 77, No. 21; and 63, No. 25.
2. Amendment of subsections (b), (c), (d) and (e) filed 9-28-90; operative 10-28-90 (Register 90, No. 45).
3. Amendment of subsections (c) and (e) filed 3-23-94; operative 4-22-94 (Register 94, No. 12).
4. Amendment of subsections (a), (e) and Note filed 1-26-95; operative 1-26-95 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 95, No. 4).
This database is current through 6/17/22 Register 2022, No. 24
16 CCR § 1635, 16 CA ADC § 1635
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