Detailed Accreditation Information

All Audio Digest programs can be used for credit or contact hours by physicians, physician-assistants, and nurses. As well, particular Audio Digest programs can be used for credit or contact hours by certified registered nurse anesthetists, psychologists, and registered dietitians or dietetic technicians, registered. Click on the appropriate link below to view detailed accreditation information:

Physicians
MD Physicians
  • In support of improving patient care, Audio Digest Foundation is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Audio Digest Platinum Membership CME/CE lecture courses, Audio Digest Board Review courses, and Audio Digest MOC Self-Assessment activities are individually designated for CME/CE credit; refer to individual program materials for specifics on credit designation.

  • The Enduring Material activity, AudioDigest Family Medicine Volume 66, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 01/01/2018. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The Enduring Material activity, AudioDigest Family Medicine Volume 65, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 01/01/2017. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Refer to each individual issue within AudioDigest Family Medicine Volumes 66 and 65 (and/or check the AAFP website) for information on approval status and the specific number of Prescribed credits for which each lecture has been approved. Credit may be claimed for one year form the date of each issue.

    AAFP members may claim Elective Credit for AudioDigest Family Medicine Volume 65 (specifically, issues with publication dates that are older than 1 year), Volume 64 (all issues), and Volume 63 (only issues with publication dates that are less than 3 years old).

  • The Enduring Material activity, AudioDigest Emergency Medicine Volume 35, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 01/01/2018. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The Enduring Material activity, AudioDigest Emergency Medicine Volume 34, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 01/01/2017. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Refer to each individual issue within AudioDigest Emergency Medicine Volumes 35 and 34 (and/or check the AAFP website) for information on approval status and the specific number of Prescribed credits for which each lecture has been approved. Credit may be claimed for one year form the date of each issue.

    AAFP members may claim Elective Credit for AudioDigest Emergency Medicine Volume 34 (specifically, issues with publication dates that are older than 1 year), Volume 33 (all issues), and Volume 32 (only issues with publication dates that are less than 3 years old).

  • Audio Digest Emergency Medicine is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) for up to 48 ACEP Category I credits. Each issue is approved for 3 years from the publication date.

  • Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) are permitted to claim Mainpro+ Self-Learning Certified credits (up to 50 credits per cycle) for successful completion of activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This applies to all AudioDigest CME/CE activities.

    CFPC members are able to receive Mainpro+ Self-Learning Certified credits for all AudioDigest Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine activities that provide AAFP Prescribed credit. This is due to a reciprocal agreement between CFPC and AAFP. AudioDigest EM and FM activities are eligible for AAFP Prescribed credit for up to 1 year from the publication date.

    All AudioDigest lecture-activities are eligible for Mainpro+ Non-certified credits. Mainpro+ participants may also earn additional certified credits by completing a Linking Learning exercise.

  • For members of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), the time spent on an AudioDigest program may be included within MOC Section 2: Self-Learning as a Scanning activity (podcasts, audiotapes, videotapes).


  • MOC Info
  • Eligible AudioDigest Anesthesiology activities that comply with the American Board of Anesthesiology® (ABA) MOCA® and MOCA 2.0® requirements for Part 2: Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment (LLS) are registered by Audio Digest through the ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). Participant completion data (for physicians who have provided Audio Digest with their ABA ID) will be reported to the ABA (via PARS) in a timely manner.

    Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® and MOCA® are registered certification marks of the American Board of Anesthesiology®. MOCA 2.0® is a trademark of the American Board of Anesthesiology®.

  • AudioDigest Emergency Medicine CME activities with accompanying tests can be used for ABEM MOC self-assessment credit.

  • Relevant AudioDigest Gastroenterology CME activities with accompanying tests can be used for ABCRS MOC Part 2 Self-Assessment.
    Audio Digest Gastroenterology CME activities may be used for ABCRS MOC Part 2 S-A credit only if that content is relevant to the practice of colon and rectal surgery.

  • Relevant AudioDigest General Surgery CME activities with accompanying tests can be used for ABS and/or ABCRS MOC Part 2 Self-Assessment credit.
    AudioDigest General Surgery CME activities may be used for ABS MOC Part 2 S-A credit only if that content is relevant to the practice of general surgery. For ABCRS MOC Part 2 S-A credit, content must be relevant to the practice of colon and rectal surgery.

  • Eligible AudioDigest Internal Medicine programs and lectures, beginning with Volume 63, Issue 37 (pub date: Oct 7, 2016), are designated for both CME credit and ABIM MOC points. Participant completion data (for physicians who have provided Audio Digest with their ABIM ID) for eligible Internal Medicine activities will be reported to the ABIM (via PARS) in a timely manner.

  • CONTINUUM Audio provides Self-Assessment CME credit when used as follows: When at least 8.0 CME credits have been earned and at least 25 posttest questions answered, those 8.0 CME credits count as Self-Assessment CME. Thereafter, all other credits earned continuously count as Self-Assessment CME.
    Audio Digest will report earned Self-Assessment credit on your behalf directly to the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).
DO Physicians

Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) may claim credit for Audio Digest enduring materials for AOA Category 2-B. This AOA category permits DOs to claim CME credit for enduring materials that are designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or for AAFP CME credit. Each DO should check with the AOA for the actual number of credits allowed.

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Physician Assistants

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Audio- Digest Platinum Membership CME/CE lecture courses, Audio Digest Board Review courses, and Audio- Digest MOC Self-Assessment activities are individually designated for CME/CE credit; refer to individual program materials for specifics on credit designation.

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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs)
  • AudioDigest Anesthesiology Volume 60 –– This program has been prior-approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) for 48.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1035579; Expiration Date 12/31/2020.

    AudioDigest Anesthesiology Volume 59 –– This program has been prior-approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) for 48.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1034165; Expiration Date 12/31/2019.

    AudioDigest Anesthesiology Volume 58 –– This program has been prior-approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) for 48.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1032538; Expiration Date 12/31/2018.

    NOTE: AudioDigest Anesthesiology programs from 2015 (Volume 57) have expired and are not eligible for CE credit.

    AudioDigest Anesthesiology Board Review – 2nd Edition – This program has been prior-approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) for 14.5 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1032236; Expiration Date 10/31/2018.

    CRNAs must earn a score of 80% to receive credit, and are not permitted to retest due to features of the Audio Digest testing mechanism.

    CRNAs may earn 1 credit per issue in Volume 60 from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2020; in Volume 59 from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2019; and in Volume 58 from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018.

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Registered Nurses/Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Registered Nurses (RNs) and Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs): In support of improving patient care, Audio Digest Foundation is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Audio- Digest Platinum Membership CME/CE lecture courses, Audio Digest Board Review courses, and Audio- Digest MOC Self-Assessment activities are individually designated for CE contact hours; refer to individual program materials for specifics on credit designation.

    Provider (Audio-Digest) is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #14141.

  • Nurse Practitioners: Audio- Digest Foundation is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education, Provider number 030904

    Audio-Digest Platinum Membership CME/CE lecture courses, Audio Digest Board Review courses, and Audio-Digest MOC Self-Assessment activities are individually designated for CE contact hours; refer to individual program materials for specifics on credit designation., including information on pharmacology CE contact hours.*

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Psychologists

Audio-Digest Foundation is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Audio-Digest Foundation maintains responsibility for its programs and their content. Each Audio-Digest Psychiatry and Audio- Digest Psychology activity is offered for CE credits for psychologists. Refer to individual program materials for specifics on credit designation (Speakers' and participants' Ethical Principles of Psychologists).

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Certified Diabetes Educators
  • Certified Diabetes Educators may claim up to 2 clock hours of continuing education toward their recertification requirements for each DiabetesInsight activity completed successfully. Note: each activity is individually designated for credit -- some activities may be designated for as little as 0.25 credits and some may be designated for as much as 2.00 credits. The number of clock hours is equivalent to the number of CME/CE credits assigned to an activity.
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Registered Dietitians or Dietetic Technicians-Registered
  • Registered Dietitians or Dietetic Technicians, Registered may claim up to 2 CPEUs (toward the self-study component of maintenance of registration requirements) for each DiabetesInsight activity completed successfully. The Comission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Note: each activity is individually designated for credit -- some activities may be designated for as little as 0.25 credits and some may be designated for as much as 2.00 credits. The number of CPEUs is equivalent to the number of CME/CE credits assigned to an activity.
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