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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.

All (Q)ACSC holders must earn two credit hours 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 substance prescribing 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 May 2022
State requirements are subject to change. Please contact or your state medical board if you have any questions or concerns about the content of this website.