Credit Hour Assignments

CATEGORY

CREDIT ASSIGNMENT*

Academic Courses One CEU will be awarded for each course credit hour for college/university coursework.
Applications Training Courses Credit given for didactic lecture, demonstration and hands on practice. A maximum of 16 credits will be accepted for applications training courses per 5-year cycle. No activities will be approved for presentations that represent a CMD’s primary role.
Certification Exam 50 credits

Courses, Lectures, Seminars or Webinars

< 30 minutes: 0 credit
30–49 minutes: .5 credit
50–74 minutes: 1.0 credit
75–99 minutes: 1.5 credit
100–129 minutes: 2.0 credits
> 130 minutes: Credit assessed will be based on 1 CE per 60 minutes and rounded down to the nearest 1/2 hour for any CE equal to less than 1/2 credit.

Directed Readings

Credit will be assigned based on evaluation of material. All Directed Readings must be pre-approved by the MDCB.

Journal Authors

Primary author = 10 credits
Secondary author = 5 credits
Third author = 3 credits
Fourth and all other authors = 1 credit

Journal Editors & Reviewers

2.5 credits for each reviewed article

Self-Study  Self-Study activities will be approved for a maximum of 10 credits in any 5-year cycle. 
Speakers Presenters will be awarded credit equal to 2 times the credit approved for attendees.

*All MDCB-approved activities are approved for ARRT Category A credits.