By Board Rule, all licensees are required to complete forty (40) hours of
continuing medical education courses during the two (2) calendar years (January
1 – December 31) preceding their licensure renewal year. Two (2) controlled
substance prescribing, which must include instruction in the Department’s
Chronic Pain Guidelines on opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates and
carisoprodol and may include topics such as medicine addiction, risk management
tools and other topics approved by the Board.