AAFP CME Credit System

CME Credit Statements

Begin Your Application

Apply for AAFP CME credit by creating a CME Provider Account.

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Return to an application or check your status on your existing CME Provider Account.

Questions?

Contact AAFP CME Credit System and Compliance

(800) 274-2237

cmea@aafp.org

Note: No changes or edits to the AAFP credit statements can be made. The credit statements must be followed/published exactly as written by the AAFP.

View the CME Credit Statements

Pending Statement Prior to AAFP CME Approval

CME providers may use the following statement prior to receiving official notification of AAFP CME credit determination, but only after an application for CME credit has been received by the AAFP for review:

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

"Save the Date" Announcement

After receiving official credit approval, the following statement may be used for "save the date" announcements and advertisements without using the full AAFP CME credit statement. The full credit statement must be used on all other activity materials.


Approved for (insert the number of credits) AAFP (insert credit type either Prescribed or Elective) credits.


Live Activities

This live activity, (insert title of activity), with a begin date of (insert date), has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to ____ (Prescribed/Elective) credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

 Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Enduring Materials

Single Activity

This enduring material activity, (insert title of activity), has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to ____ (Prescribed or Elective) credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP accreditation begins ____. Term of approval is for (one/two) year(s) from this date with option for yearly renewal.* 

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


*Optional wording for renewed enduring materials: This activity has been renewed from (date) to (date).

Series Activity

This enduring material activity, (insert title of activity), has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to ____ (Prescribed or Elective) credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP accreditation begins ____. Term of approval is for (one/two) year(s) from this date. (This/Each) (element, volume, issue, monograph, tape, etc.) is approved for ____ (Prescribed or Elective) credit(s). Credit may be claimed for (one/two) year(s) from the date of (this/each) issue.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The following wording may be substituted for the fourth sentence in the enduring material series/medical journal statement; the type of credit approved should be clearly noted by individual article:

(This/Each) (element, volume, issue, monograph, tape, etc.) has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to ____ Prescribed and ____ Elective credit(s).

Medical Journal CME Activity

This medical journal CME activity, (insert title of activity) has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to ____ (Prescribed or Elective) credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP accreditation begins ____. Term of approval is for (one/two) year(s) from this date. (This/Each) (element, volume, issue, monograph, tape, etc.) is approved for ____ (Prescribed or Elective) credit(s). Credit may be claimed for (one/two) year(s) from the date of (this/each) issue. 

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The following wording may be substituted for the fourth sentence in the medical journal statement; the type of credit approved should be clearly noted by individual article:

(This/Each) (element, volume, issue, monograph, tape, etc.) has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to ____ Prescribed and ____ Elective credit(s).

Performance Improvement in Practice CME Activity

This Performance Improvement in Practice activity, (insert title of activity), has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to ____ (Prescribed or Elective) credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  AAFP certification begins ____. Term of approval is for two years from this date.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Point of Care CME Activity

This Point of Care activity, (insert title of activity), has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to ____ (Prescribed or Elective) credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  AAFP certification begins ____. Term of approval is for one year from this date.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Split Credit with No Concurrent Sessions

In instances in which a single activity is approved for some Prescribed credit(s) and some Elective credit(s), and in which no sessions run concurrently, the following wording may be substituted for the first sentence in the live activity and enduring material statements; the type of credit approved should be clearly noted by individual topic:

This live activity, (insert title of activity), with a begin date of (insert date)has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to ____ Prescribed and ____ Elective credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. 

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
.

Split Credit with Concurrent Sessions

In instances in which a single activity is approved for some Prescribed credit(s) and some Elective credit(s), and in which some sessions run concurrently, the following wording may be substituted for the first sentence in the live activity statement; the type of credit approved should be clearly noted by individual topic:

This live activity, (insert activity title), with a begin date of (insert date), has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to ____credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. This includes ____ Prescribed and ____ Elective credits. Since some sessions run concurrently, no more than ____ credits may be reported.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Begin Your Application

Apply for AAFP CME credit by creating a CME Provider Account.

Go to the CME Provider
Dashboard

Return to an application or check your status on your existing CME Provider Account.

Questions?

Contact AAFP CME Credit System and Compliance

(800) 274-2237

cmea@aafp.org