Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Upcoming Conferences & Events

WAOPS is committed to keeping you updated with upcoming events. Take a few moments to review the events below and check back often for updates. If you have any questions or want more information on something you see below, please send us an e-mail at or give us a call today at 920-560-5641. We look forward to assisting you.

The WAOPS CME courses provide for the continuing medical education needs of osteopathic physicians in family practice, primary care, as well as all other specialties and sub-specialties. The conferences are offered throughout the year, occurring in the Spring/Summer and Fall. For each conference, WAOPS secures category 1A AOA CME accreditation.

Regarding the updated MATES requirement, WAOPS is able to help any physicians who have attended WAOPS opioid CME courses by calculating how many hours they have attained via WAOPS educational sessions. Reach out to the WAOPS office for additional information.

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CME Requirements

Disclaimer: Information and links on this website are not considered legal advice. Links to the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) are provided as a convenience to physicians and visitors.

Wisconsin requires physicians to complete at least 30 hours of acceptable continuing medical educational (CME) programs within the biennial registration period. For details, please download the DSPS Continuing Medical Education Requirements.

Physicians are also required to completed 2.0 credits (hours) of state-approved CME on opioid prescribing practices. Download a list of the DSPS List of Approved Opioid CME Courses. In addition, the WAOPS offers 2.0 credits (hours) annually during one of its CME conferences upon approval through the state's opioid course approval process.

CME policies & requirements for AOA board-certified physicians

View OCC Component 2 policies for the 2022-24 certification CME cycle.

Physicians certified by the AOA’s specialty certifying boards demonstrate expertise in their specialty through Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC), which provides opportunities for professional development centered on patient care and lifelong learning.

Read More on the AOA Website

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