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CME Requirements At-A-Glance
Renewal Cycle:  
     Annual renewal based on licensee’s DOB (Section 417)

State-Mandated CME Requirements:

State-Mandated CME Content Detail

Every physician seeking renewal of licensure shall successfully complete
not less than 20 hours of Category 1 CME annually. Initial renewal of licensure:
Participation in an orientation program sponsored and/or approved by the board -
no less than two hours Every authorized prescriber seeking the renewal of a
license for the first time, shall, as part of the required CME successfully
complete three hours of CME approved by the board on CDS prescribing practices.
Such CME shall include instruction relating to drug diversion training, best
practices regarding prescribing of CDS, appropriate treatment for addiction and,
for physicians, the treatment of chronic pain. This course is a once in a
lifetime requirement under current law.
Accepted CME
Accepted CME (Section 437)
State Statutes and Codes
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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.