KENTUCKY
STATE-MANDATED CME CONTENT REQUIREMENTS
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CME Requirements At-A-Glance
Renewal Cycle:  
     Annual – License renewals due by March 1


State-Mandated CME Requirements:

State-Mandated CME Content Detail
All physicians must complete 60 hours of CME every three years, 30 of which must be certified in AMA Category 1 by an organization accredited by the ACCME. The current three-year CME Cycle is January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2020.

Physicians authorized to prescribe or dispense controlled substances in Kentucky must complete 4.5 hours of Board approved Category 1 CME relating to the use of KASPER, pain management, addiction disorders, or a combination of two or more those subjects.

Each DEA-licensed prescriber of Buprenorphine-Mono-Product or Buprenorphine-Combined-with- Naloxone shall complete at least twelve (12) hours of continuing medical education certified in Category 1 specific to addiction medicine each three-year renewal cycle.

Primary care physicians, who are granted licensure after July 1, 1996, are required to successfully complete a three (3) hour domestic violence training course within 3 years of the date of initial licensure.

Pediatricians, radiologists, family practitioners, and emergency medicine and urgent care physicians must complete a onetime one (1) hour of training on Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma within 5 years of licensure.
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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.