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CME Requirements At-A-Glance
Renewal Cycle:  
     Annual renewal required by licensee's DOB

State-Mandated CME Requirements:

State-Mandated CME Content Detail

North Carolina physicians must complete 60 hours of continuing medical
education (CME) every three years. Physicians who prescribe controlled
substances must earn three hours of continuing medical education (CME) in
controlled substances prescribing during each three-year CME cycle. Licensees
who prescribed no controlled substances during their most recent CME cycles are
not subject to the requirement. To count towards the requirement, CME hours must
include instruction on controlled substance prescribing practices, recognizing
signs of the abuse or misuse of controlled substances, and controlled substance
prescribing for chronic pain management.
Accepted CME
Accepted CME
State Statutes and Codes
North Carolina Medical Board - Continuing Medical Education
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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.