WEST VIRGINIA
STATE-MANDATED CME CONTENT REQUIREMENTS
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CME Requirements At-A-Glance
Renewal Cycle:  
     Biennial (p. 10) - Renew prior to July 1 in even-numbered years (last names A - L), or odd-numbered years (last names M - Z)


State-Mandated CME Requirements:

State-Mandated CME Content Detail
Complete 50 hours of CME which is designated as Category I by the AMA or AAFP during the reporting period, 30 of which must be in the physician’s area or areas of specialty.

Physicians who have prescribed, administered, or dispensed any controlled substance pursuant to a West Virginia license in the two-year license cycle preceding renewal, are required to complete 3-hours of Board-approved CME in drug diversion training and best practice prescribing of controlled substances training during each reporting period.

A physician may satisfy all CME requirements except the 3-hour Board-approved drug diversion training and best practice prescribing of controlled substances training CME requirement by sitting for and passing a certification or recertification examination of an ABMS member board and receiving certification or recertification during the relevant reporting period.

A physician may satisfy all CME requirements except the 3-hour Board-approved drug diversion training and best practice prescribing of controlled substances training CME requirement by successful involvement in maintenance of certification (MOC) through an ABMS member board during the relevant reporting period.

A physician may satisfy all required CME hours except the 3-hour Board-approved drug diversion training and best practice prescribing of controlled substances training CME requirement by successful completion of one full year of ACGME approved postgraduate training during the reporting period.
Accepted CME
Accepted CME
State Statutes and Codes
West Virginia Laws and Rules
State Medical Board
West Virginia Board of Medicine - 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.