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Frequently asked questions


I am looking for health information on one of the CME topics.

Unfortunately, we are unable to answer specific questions regarding the medical conditions discussed in our programs. If you are a consumer looking for health information, you can visit the Discovery Channel website by clicking here. You should discuss any specific questions regarding your health or medical treatment with your physician.


How can I contact the accrediting CME sponsor?

A list of CME programs currently available and their accrediting sponsor is below.

Critical Issues In Managing Pain With Opioid Therapy
Appropriate Use Of Opioid Therapy For Patients With Pain
Accrediting Sponsor:
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

Hormone Therapy Options for Contraception and Menopause
Helping Patients Quit Smoking
Accrediting Sponsor:
Purdue University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Individualizing Treatment
Living with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Kidney Cancer: New Treatments Bring New Hope
Metastatic Colon Cancer: The Continuum of Care
Adjuvant Therapy in Breast Cancer: From Testing to Treatment
Accrediting Sponsor:
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

Healthy Steps to Treating Childhood Obesity
Accrediting Sponsor:
Kaiser Permanente

Aspirin Therapy: Maximizing the Benefits
Accrediting Sponsor:
Princeton CME

Effective Strategies to Improve Care of Patients with COPD
Atrial Fibrillation: Assessing Risk, Controlling Rhythm
Comparative Effectiveness Research: Plans, Promises, and Pitfalls
Hepatitis C: Update On Current Treatment And Emerging Strategies
When Minutes Matter: Proper Anaphylaxis Treatment
Optimal Management of the Obesity Related Co-morbidities Pre and Post Bariatric Surgery
Advances in the Understanding and Treatment of Obesity
Challenges and Solutions In The Care of Serious MRSA Infections
Individualized Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Hormone Therapy Options for Contraception and Menopause
Intensified Insulin To Improve Glucose Control
Improving Treatment of Chronic Pain
Bariatric Surgery: Patient Referral And Follow-Up
Vaccine Update: Recent Data And Recommendations
Prostate Cancer Update: Screening And Prevention
Risk Assessment And Communication
Understanding The Role Of Folic Acid In Preconception Care
Colorectal Surgery: Exploring Minimally Invasive Approaches
Low Sexual Desire In Women: Breaking The Silence
ADHD: Managing the Continuum from Adolescence to Adulthood
Managing Comorbidities of HIV/AIDS
Migraine: Relieving The Pain
Helping Patients Quit Smoking
Pets and People: The Power of the Health Connection
OCD: Improving Diagnosis, Maximizing Treatment
Fibromyalgia: From Diagnosis To Treatment
Effectively Treating Obesity-Related Diabetes
Pelvic Health: Optimizing Care
HIV/AIDS: From Diagnosis to Treatment
Cardiometabolic Risk Factors: Hitting the Targets
Diabetes: A Global Epidemic
Effectively Managing Anticoagulation
Aspirin Therapy: Maximizing the Benefits
Insulin Initiation: Targeting Type 2 Diabetes
Improving Glycemic Control with Postprandial Glucose Monitoring
Restless Legs Syndrome: Calming the Storm
The Premenstrual Continuum: Improving Diagnosis and Treatment
Managing the Link Between Depression and Pain
Eat Right, Live Right... The Power of Simple Steps
HPV and Cervical Cancer: Managing the Risk
Accrediting Sponsor:
University of Virginia School of Medicine
PO Box 800793
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Tel: (434) 924-5310


How can I contact Discovery Channel CME?

Please click here to contact us with any general questions or comments you may have about Discovery Channel CME.

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I forgot my username or password. What should I do?

Click here, click the 'I forgot my username or password' link, then enter the e-mail address you used to register and we'll send you a password reset link to your email address.


I registered, but now my username and password don't work.

It's possible that you did not confirm your registration after signing up with Discovery Channel CME. After registering you need to confirm your registration by clicking on a link in an e-mail we sent to you. You can contact us here and we will be happy to reset your account for you or, if you would like immediate access, you can re-register here.


Why should I register with Discovery Channel CME?

Registration takes about two minutes and will allow you to access all the features of the Discovery Channel CME website. A full list of the benefits of registering can be found by clicking here.


How do I register?

Please click here to register. Use the link at the bottom of the page to access the registration form. Once registered, you will have immediate access to all the features of the Discovery Channel CME website. After you register, be sure to check your e-mail for a message confirming your registration. You will need to click on the link included in the e-mail to confirm your registration.


How do I get CME credit for watching Discovery Channel CME?

Obtaining credit for watching Discovery Channel CME is an easy, three step process:

Step 1: If this is your first time here, you will need to register here. If you have already registered, please sign-in here.
Step 2: Follow the link to Earn CME Credit from the main page of the program you have watched.
Step 3: You'll be able to print your CME certificate immediately! After successfully completing the post-test and filling out the evaluation, you will be directed to a page where you can print your CME certificate right from your computer.


What type of credit can I earn for watching Discovery Channel CME?

Discovery Channel CME programs are each approved for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit. Other types of credit may also be available. For more information on the American Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award, please visit the AMA PRA website.