No, the recertification requirements are the same for CDFMs and CDFM-As: adhere to the ASMC Pledge of Professionalism, pay the recertification fee, and complete at least 80 continuing professional education units (CPEs) by your recertification deadline. The 80 CPEs must include 2 CPEs in an ethics-related topic, and at least 20 CPEs must be earned per year.