Earn CME with AAHPM’s Educational Resources
AAHPM is committed to providing continuing medical education (CME) that supports and advances the practice of physicians in hospice and palliative medicine. We strive to offer a range of opportunities to earn CME, including live events; online, on-demand products; and virtual live events such as webinars. Review the AAHPM CME Mission Statement.
View the full list of educational activities that provide CME and/or MOC.
Meetings and Live Events
The Annual Assembly is the premier educational event for all hospice and palliative care providers, including physicians, nurses, and others interested in acquiring, maintaining, or expanding the skills needed to function effectively in the field. Continuing education credit is typically offered for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and physician assistants who complete an Assembly evaluation.
Dynamic Online Education
Video and Audio Recordings
Highly rated sessions from past Annual Assembly, hosted by the Hospice Education Network, are available for individual purchase or organizational subscription.
Earn AMA PRA Category I Credit™.
Extended-Release/Long-Acting Opioids: Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care
A program supported by an independent educational grant from the ER/LA Opioid Analgesics REMS Program Companies (RPC). These CME activities are available in a variety of formats and are yours for free.
Earn up to 8 AMA PRACategory I Credits™ for completing all parts of this program.
Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine Learning Module
Essential Practices in Hospice and Pallaitive Medicine (formerly UNIPAC) is in its 5th edition. Each book has a corresponding online confidence-based learning module, delivered using an application that analyzes learning confidence to efficiently pinpoint knowledge gaps and areas of misinformation.
Earn 3 AMA PRA Category I Credits™ as well as ABIM and ABP MOC Part II points for each learning module you complete.
HMD PREP is an online practice test with 75 multiple-choice practice questions designed to assess your knowledge, identify topics for which additional study may be useful, and help prepare you for the HMD certification examination.
Earn up to 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 25 ABIM MOC Part II credits for completing HMD PREP.
The HPM FAST modules are quick, effective, targeted educational tools to enhance your clinical practice. Each of the three modules include 25 multiple-choice practice test questions to focus your study.
Earn AMA PRA Category I Credit™ and ABIM MOC Part II Credits are available for each HPM FAST module you complete.
Accredited Medical Education
AAHPM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. AAHPM has fulfilled the requirements for Accreditation with Commendation by ACCME. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activities listed above.
AAHPM endorses the standards of the ACCME. All who are in a position to control or influence the content of an educational activity must disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.* Disclosure documents were reviewed for potential conflicts of interest and, if identified, they were resolved prior to confirmation of participation. Only those who had no conflict of interest or who agreed to an identified resolution process prior to their participation were involved in these activities.
*A commercial interest is defined as any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. (Exclusions at the time of this writing included 501-C nonprofit organizations, government organizations, liability and health insurance providers, non-healthcare-related companies, group medical practices, and for-profit healthcare providers.)