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CME Requirements At-A-Glance
Renewal Cycle:  
     Annual – Licenses expire last day of the month of licensee’s DOB (p. 28)

State-Mandated CME Requirements:

State-Mandated CME Content Detail

Licensees must earn 20 CME credit hours annually. A minimum of 50% of
total CME hours must be Category 1 and in the physician's primary area of
practice. Each physician shall obtain at least one (1) hour of CME credit
specifically regarding the prescribing of opioids and benzodiazepines. The one
hour may be included in the twenty (20) credit hours of required continuing
medical education required annually.
Accepted CME
Accepted CME
State Statutes and Codes
Arkansas Medical Practices Act & Regulations (CME, p. 91)
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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.