Please check the ISTM CTH website for what documentation may be requested on audit to support points claimed in any of the professional development categories

To maintain their CTH credential, candidates who received their certificate beginning in 2011 must complete required activities and apply for renewal every 10 years. Renewal may be accomplished through participating in continuing professional development (CPD) activities directly relating to topics identified in the CTH Body of Knowledge OR retesting (i.e., taking and passing the CTH examination). Candidates seeking renewal through CPD activities are required to accumulate 200 CPD points within the 10-year renewal period. At least 80 of the 200 points must be earned during the last 5 years of the renewal period. One hundred and forty (140) of the 200 points must be earned through participation in a minimum of three continuing education events defined as face to face, educational events and/or distance learning events.

Acceptable professional development activities include:

- participating in continuing education events;
- teaching, lecturing, speaking, and mentoring;
- publishing, including authoring, peer-reviewing, and serving on editorial boards;
- direct travel medicine patient care and clinical activities;
- committee/volunteer activities;
- clinical supervision of healthcare professionals, students or trainees;
- peer practice review/travel medicine practice audits; and
- serving as a travel medicine consultant.

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