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UpToDate Database User Guide

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Earn and Redeem CME/CE/CPD Credit

Clinicians can use the time they already spend researching clinical questions with UpToDate toward continuing professional development requirements at no extra cost, with no additional testing. Redeem your credit from your mobile devices, including through the UpToDate mobile app, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Use the time you spend researching clinical questions with UpToDate for continuing professional development requirements.

  • Track credits and time - both the search activity and time spent reading topics is tracked when you research a clinical question.

  • Redeem CME/CE/CPD - credits or contact hours may be redeemed for up to two years 

  • View History - view, download and print past CME/CE/CPD submissions as needed.

Change your CME settings to AANP or other organization

  • When logged in to UpToDate, go to the 'CME' section.
  • Click on 'Settings'.
  • Under 'CME Credit Type', the default will be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
    • Click on 'Edit' and scroll down until you find the option that interests you.

Redeem CME from UpToDate Mobile App