Each medical doctor is required to complete 150 hours of continuing education in courses or programs approved by the board of which a minimum 75 hours of the required 150 hours must be earned in courses or programs designated as Category 1 programs.
A minimum of 1 hour of continuing education must be earned in the area of medical ethics, and a minimum of 3 hours of continuing education must be earned in the area of pain and symptom management.
Proof of completion of training to identify victims of human trafficking. This is a one-time training that is separate from continuing education (CE). Licensees renewing in 2017 must complete training by renewal in 2020; renewals for 2018 by 2021, and renewals for 2019 by 2022. Beginning December 6, 2021, completion of the training is a requirement for initial license issuance.