ALABAMA
STATE-MANDATED CME CONTENT REQUIREMENTS
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CME Requirements At-A-Glance
Renewal Cycle:  
     Annual – All licenses expire December 31 of each year


State-Mandated CME Requirements:

State-Mandated CME Content Detail
The Medical Licensure Commission of Alabama requires all licensees to earn 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ every calendar year. Two credit hours must be earned in the area of Controlled Substance Prescribing every two years. The Board will accept any program conferring Category 1 Credit in the areas of: controlled substancevprescribing practices; recognizing signs of abuse or misuse of controlled substances; or, controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain management. You do not need to obtain pre-approval of the courses you choose. ACSC holders who are otherwise exempt from the CME requirement (residents, fellows, initial licensure year, military service) are still required to obtain 2 Controlled Substance Prescribing credits every two years.
Accepted CME
Accepted CME
State Statutes and Codes
Medical Licensure Commission of Alabama - Licenses
Alabama Board of Medical Examiners - Continuing Medical Education
State Medical Board
Alabama Board of Medical Examiners - Contact Information
Updated March 2020
State requirements are subject to change. Please contact emcallister@facs.org or your state medical board if you have any questions or concerns about the content of this website.