As a condition of renewal, physicians must complete 100 hours of continuing medical education within the preceding two years.
All prescribers who possess a DEA license shall complete three contact hours of board-approved online CME in the area of Pain Management and Addiction Disorder.
In addition to the approved CME listed on the NH Medical Society’s website, New Hampshire licensees may undertake continuing medical education (CME) courses to satisfy the opioid prescribing competency requirement that meet the following criteria:
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit or ACCME Accreditation; and
The course abstract and learning objectives reference opioid prescribing for the management or treatment of pain, or for the treatment of opioid use disorders.
Should the CME certificate or submitted course information not appear to satisfy the two criteria, further information including the course abstract and learning objectives may be requested during the biennial audit.