The New Mexico board of osteopathic medical examiners requires licensees complete seventy-five (75) hours of Category I continuing education every three years. At least 30 must be earned through AOA 1A/1B activities. These may be distributed over the three-year period, or they may all be obtained in one year. The board accepts one (1) credit hour for every clock hour of participation in a CME activity.
The board will also accept active membership in the AOA; Certification or Recertification by a specialty board during the three-year cycle; or, Passage of the SPEX with a score of 75 during the three-year cycle.
New Mexico osteopathic physicians who hold a federal drug enforcement administration registration and controlled substance licensure shall complete no less than six continuing medical education hours addressing Pain Management.