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CME Requirements At-A-Glance
Renewal Cycle:  
     Biennial – based on licensee’s DOB (p. 12)

State-Mandated CME Requirements:

State-Mandated CME Content Detail

All osteopathic physicians must complete forty (40) hours in the two
calendar years preceding the year of license renewal. Unless exempted by
statute, if you are a prescriber with a DEA registration, at least two of the
forty hours must relate to controlled substance prescribing, which must include
instruction in the Department’s treatment guidelines on opioids,
benzodiazepines, barbiturates and carisoprodol and may include instruction on
topics such as medicine addiction, risk management tools and other topics
approved by the Board. If you do not have a DEA registration and do not
prescribe, at least two of the forty required hours shall be in courses
designated specifically to address prescribing practices.
Accepted CME
Accepted CME (p. 28)
State Statutes and Codes
Tennessee Board of Osteopathic Examination General Rules and Regulations (Renewal, p. 12; CME, p. 27)
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Updated May 2022
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