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Under Tools, choose
In the center of the window,
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Click the Empty Now
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Will these credits be accepted by my state board? Also, how many credits do
I need per year?
To see a list of CME requirements organized by state, click the
State Requirements link on the left side of your screen. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact your state board.
Are your CME activities accredited?
Yes. To see the details of our accreditations, click the
link on the left side of the page.
How do I get my certificates?
After answering all of the test questions correctly and hitting the
Submit button at the bottom of the Course Details page, a certificate will
be e-mailed to you automatically. To make sure you receive your certificate
e-mails, remember to keep your e-mail address up-to-date on the
If you misplace a certificate and need to generate a new one, log into
the site, click the Your Course
History button on the left side of the page, then
click the red Cert. button. This will open a new window containing your
certificate. To print, hold down the Ctrl key and then type the letter P (on
a PC) or hold down the Command key and type the letter P (on a Macintosh).
How can I keep track of all the courses I've completed?
freeCME.com keeps a transcript of all the tests you've completed. To see
or print the transcript, log into the site, click the
Your Account button,
then click View your transcripts.
I began taking a test but didn't have time to complete it. How can I
return to that test? If I've already answered some of the questions, will my
answers be saved?
Yes. If you must leave a test before completing it, scroll to the bottom
of the Course Details page and hit the Save button. The computer will store
the test articles and your answers for you. To find them again, be sure
you're logged into the site, then click the
Your Course History link on the
left side of the page. You'll see a list of any courses you've begun. Next,
click the View button, and you'll see your previous answers. The
History page also lists your completed courses and allows you to print