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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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Tennessee Board of Osteopathic Examination - Contact Information
Updated March 2020
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