How do I convert semester hours to hours of CME?

When converting semester hours to CME’s, an academic semester hour should be considered equal to 10 class hours and thus 10 continuing education credits. This 10 to 1 ratio is useful when you have to combine academic credit and continuing education units to determine if a requirement is met. However, if the facility can document that it took a different number of class hours than 10 (e.g., 12, 14, etc.) to earn 1 semester hour of credit, then the actual number of class hours should be used in making the conversion.

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