Free CE

Previously obtained CME Credit

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine recently updated their web site. Unfortunately, certificates for credit obtained through the old web site can not be retrieved at this time. All participants are required to register on the new UAB website.

Continuing Medical Education CME Credit 

CME linkThe continuing educational activity for this site, including continuing educational credits, is free. You can access the CME site from any of the clinical cases (see the yellow CME Credit link on the right hand side of each case page; see example Figure on the right). For new users, please complete the registration form (AIDS Education and Training Center Participant Information Form); we receive government funding for this web site and user completion of this form is essential for the funding of this educational web site and to continue to offer free CME credit. For return users who have not yet completed the Participant Information Form, you will need to complete this form to acquire new CME credits.

This site provides continuing educational credits for physicians (MDs), advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs), and physician assistants (PAs). The CME activity for this site is provided by the University of Alabama (UAB) School of Medicine, Division of Continuing Medical Education.

  • This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Alabama School of Medicine (UASOM) and the Northwest AIDS Education & Training Center (NW AETC). The UASOM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
  • The University of Alabama School of Medicine is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

The completion of each case in the Case-Based Module section should require approximately one-half hour. Proceed to answer the CME questions after you have completed the case and after you have read the discussion for the case. 

To receive credit, you will be required to answer all of the questions correctly. Records of all of your CME activity can be viewed on the UAB CME site page under the header labeled CME Tracker & CME Certificates. You are welcome to take the self-assessment tests even if you do not need continuing educational credits, but you will first need to sign in at the CME site.