Continuing Medical Education

St. Charles Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians and advanced practice providers. The CME department plans and hosts a variety of educational events for in-hospital and distance learning to earn AMA PRA category 1 credits and MOC. The St. Charles CME department supports the learning of St. Charles caregivers, as well as the greater Central and Eastern Oregon region. 

CME Requirements for Providers with Prescription Authority in Oregon

License TypeAnnual RequirementOther RequirementsResource
Physician (MD, DO)30Pain management 1 hour every 2 years; cultural competency 1 hour every yearOregon Medical Board
Physician Assistant (PA)30Pain management 1 hour every 2 years; cultural competency 1 hour every yearOregon Medical Board
Nurse Practitioner45, including a minimum of 15 hours in pharmacotherapeutic content at NP-level of specialty role.
National certification will satisfy up to 50% of total CE requirement.
One-time 7-Hour CE on Pain ManagementOregon Board of Nursing
Pharmacists15At least 2 hours of pharmacy and drug law, 2 hours of safety/error prevention and 26 'other' (therapeutics, etc.) hours.Oregon Board of Pharmacy

Maintenance of Certification (MoC)

Live (In-Person) CME Activities

St. Charles Health System utilizes the Electronic Education Database System (eeds) to track attendance at live CME activities, including Grand Rounds, clinical conferences, procedural skills workshops and others.

You can also use eeds to self-report and track CME earned from more than one source.

or Create an Account on eeds.

Resources for Planning CME Activities

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds presentations are scheduled on Fridays from 7:00 to 8:00 am. Check the CME Event Calendar to see the scheduled sessions, and join any of them by using the Webex link