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CME Learners’ Overview

CRICO’s accreditation status allows us to offer opportunities for you to earn credits. For instance, read from our approved publications, take an online course or attend a live event.


CRICO develops innovative, data-driven CME activities to help physicians deliver the safest health care in the world. Visit the following pages to learn more about the variety of offerings we have for those clinicians seeking to learn about patient safety and risk management mitigation as well as earning risk management credits.


The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine has endorsed each complete issue of Insights or 30-minutes of podcast episodes as suitable for 0.5 hours of Risk Management Category 1 Study in Massachusetts. You should keep track of these credits the same way you track your Category 2 credits.

  • Podcasts: Combine for 30-minutes of continuous learning and download to your computer, read as a transcription, or access through iTunes.
  • Are You Safe? case studies: This specific case study type is suitable for 0.25 AMA PRA Category 2 Credit™. This activity has been designed to be suitable for .25 hours of Risk Management Study in Massachusetts. Risk Management Study is self-claimed.
  • CME Bundles: Content from the approved publications, but in email-trackable, 30 minute packages. You are given an option to send yourself an email reminder of this content and serve as documentation for your CME credits. 
  • Tests contain questions drawn from CRICO’s decision support tools. You must score at least 85% and complete the evaluation to receive the allotted AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ on these tests.
    • Breast Care Management Algorithm Test: get 17 of 20 answers correct and complete the evaluation to receive 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ .
    • Colorectal Cancer Decision Support Tests: get 17 of 20 answers correct and complete the evaluation to receive 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ .
    • Obstetrical Services Guidelines Test: get 43 of 50 answers correct and complete the evaluation to receive 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™.
  • Insight Each issue of Insight explores a facet of patient safety: the medical malpractice experience—both personal and in aggregate data—and strategies for mitigating risk to both providers and patients.

Live Education Programs

There are no upcoming live events at this time.

Many CRICO activities and events are designed to meet the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine’s requirement for risk management study.

Education Resources from the State of Massachusetts

The Learners’ Hub

This high level page called the CME Learner’s Hub spotlights publications, events and resources for you to peruse.