NORTH CAROLINA
STATE-MANDATED CME CONTENT REQUIREMENTS
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CME Requirements At-A-Glance
Renewal Cycle:  
     Annual renewal required by licensee's DOB


State-Mandated CME Requirements:

State-Mandated CME Content Detail
North Carolina physicians must complete 60 hours of continuing medical education (CME) every three years.

Physicians who prescribe controlled substances must earn three hours of continuing medical education (CME) in controlled substances prescribing during each three-year CME cycle. Licensees who prescribed no controlled substances during their most recent CME cycles are not subject to the requirement. To count towards the requirement, CME hours must include instruction on controlled substance prescribing practices, recognizing signs of the abuse or misuse of controlled substances, and controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain management.
Accepted CME
Accepted CME
State Statutes and Codes
North Carolina Medical Board - Continuing Medical Education
State Medical Board
North Carolina Medical Board 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.