Continuing Medical Education
BHS Regional Conferences
Baptist Health System offers a variety of multidisciplinary medical education conferences on topics such as vascular, wound care, oncology, pediatrics, orthopedics, and cardiology.
Find more information on upcoming conferences or to register online for regional conferences here
Hospital Based CME Activities
Baptist Health System provides a variety of in-house CME in the form of lectures and disease-specific case conferences:
- Cancer Case Conferences – Wednesdays 7:00 a.m.
- Breast Case Conferences – Fridays 7:00 a.m.
- Lung Cancer Case Conferences – 1st & 3rd Thursdays 12:00 p.m.
- Pediatric Lecture- 3rd Wednesday 12:30 p.m.
- Echo Case Conferences – Quarterly
- Cath Case Conferences - Quarterly
- Family Practice / Internal Medicine – Quarterly (SLBH)
The Baptist Health System is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. All the CME Certified programs at BHS are designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
CME Requirements for Re-Licensure in Texas
Physicians need to complete at least 48 credits of continuing medical education every 24 months (24 month timeline is in relation to the biennial registration period, not the calendar year). At least half of these hours must be in formal, category I or
1A courses. A physician must report during registration if she or he has completed the required CME.
24 Formal Category 1 or 1A hours: courses designated for AMA/PRA Category 1 credit by a CME sponsor accredited by ACCME (Accreditation Council for CME) or state medical society recognized by ACCME;
Medical Ethics and/or Professional Responsibility: At least 2 of the formal hours must involve the study of medical ethics and/or professional responsibility. Professional responsibility includes but is not limited to courses in: Risk management, Domestic Abuse; or Child Abuse. Formal courses must be approved for ethics or professional responsibility credit by the accrediting agency.
24 Informal Hours: Composed of informal self-study, attendance at hospital lectures or grand rounds not approved for formal CME or case conferences and shall be recorded in a manner easily transmitted to the board.
Get more information from the Texas Medical Board on CME
Rehabilitation Therapy Continuing Education
The Baptist Rehabilitation Education Academy offers a variety of continuing education courses. As a teaching hospital and a leader in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation, we are dedicated to advancing the education of our own staff and other professionals in our industry to better serve the needs of patients in our community. For more information regarding our courses, please contact Erica Pearce at ERPEARCE@baptisthealthsystem.com.
All registration is to be completed online. Class sizes are limited, so register early. Registration closes at 6pm the night prior to the start date of the course.
2019 Continuing Education Course Guide Coming Soon!
Tuition will be refunded less a 10% processing fee if written notification is sent to Erica Pearce at ERPEARCE@baptisthealthsystem.com 14 days prior to the course. BHS reserves the right to cancel the event seven days prior to the course date, in which case you will be notified and receive a full refund.