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PSNet: Patient Safety Network

University of California, Davis, Health CME/CEU Information

WebM&M Spotlight cases on AHRQ’s PSNet offers CME/CEU and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit.  Effective November 2019, each Spotlight Case and Commentary is certified for the AMA PRA Category 1™and maintenance of certification (MOC) through the American Board of Internal Medicine by the Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) at the University of California, Davis, Health (UCDH).


WebM&M Spotlight cases on AHRQ’s PSNet requires registration for individuals who want to obtain CME/CEU/MOC credit. To receive certification, we must collect contact and select personal information from you upon registration. Necessary information will be transferred from PSNet to UCDH’s CME Registration System if you wish to receive credit. 

How to Obtain CME/CEU

Each Spotlight module contains an actual case submitted by practicing clinicians, with expert commentary addressing issues of patient safety and medical errors. To obtain CME/CEU, click the CME link from within the Spotlight Case. This will direct you to the CME login page.

After reading the Spotlight Case and Commentary, complete the associated quiz.  Upon completion of the course evaluation and passing the quiz with a score of 80% (two attempts), your information will be transferred to and recorded by UCD OCME. Credits typically post in UCDH’s CME Registration System within minutes after successful completion of the course and data transfer.

To access your transcript and certification information from OCME at a later time, or to view a complete summary of Web M&M and other UCDH CME activities you have taken,  go to https://chtreg.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu .  If you have not used UCDH’s CME Registration System in the past use the same email address as you used to register in PSNet and select “Forgot password” to create a new password and log in.  Once logged in you will see the “Registration History” page which summarizes the courses you’ve completed and associated CME and/or MOC credit. You may print a certificate by selecting the “Certificate” button to the right of each course listing.  To download your transcript, select the “Download Transcript” button in the upper hand right corner of the page.

The UCDH CME Registration System is separate from PSNet.  If you have difficulty obtaining your CME certificate or transcript after following the above instructions, please contact the UCDH OCME at (916) 734-5352 for further assistance.

How to Obtain MOC

Consent to MOC credit and successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is UCD OCME’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

CME credits are reported as MOC points to the ABIM on a routine basis.  Please make sure you have provided your ABIM Diplomate ID and Date of Birth during the consent process. UCD OCME will use this information to report your MOC points to the ABIM. If you did not consent to MOC and enter your ABIM Diplomate ID and Date of Birth information certification will not be issued. 

Trainee Certification

Each Spotlight module offers a unique opportunity for medical trainees to demonstrate competency in patient safety and health care quality. Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Residency Programs have opportunity to show evidence that residents have achieved established learning objectives in topics such as systems-based learning and demonstrate that they can effectively use systematic approaches to reduce errors and improve patient care. Residents are welcomed and encouraged to take PSNet Spotlight modules to satisfy these learning requirements.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of California, Davis, Health and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), US Department of Health and Human Services. UCDH is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCDH designates each enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 Medical Knowledge MOC point and patient safety Maintenance of Certification credit in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity.

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts for Category 1 CME credit activities designated for Category 1 credit the AMA PRA Category 1 credit from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Each Spotlight Case and Commentary will be certified for a period of three years from the publish date, after which time certification will expire and credit will no longer be available.  

Problems, Questions?

If you have questions specifically regarding UCDH CME/CEU please contact UCDH’s OCME at (916) 734-5352 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Pacific time, or by email at cme@ucdavis.edu for assistance. 

For technical issues related to the use of the PSNet site, please contact PSNet technical support at psnetsupport@ahrq.hhs.gov