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CME Requirements At-A-Glance
Renewal Cycle:  
     Biennial renewal by January 31 of even-numbered years

State-Mandated CME Requirements:

State-Mandated CME Content Detail
The Qualified Continuing Professional Educational requirement consists of 40 hours during each two-year cycle, a minimum of 34 of which must be earned through Category 1 activities.

Each controlled substance provider must complete 3.5 credit hours addressing Controlled Substance Prescribing. The 3.5 hours of the controlled substance prescribing classes shall include educational content covering the following:

• Scope of the controlled substance abuse problem in Utah and the nation
• All elements of the FDA Blueprint for Prescriber Education
• National and Utah-specific resources available to prescribers
• Patient record documentation for controlled substance and opioid prescribing
• Office policies, procedures, and implementation

An M.D. or D.O. shall complete these hours in classes that qualify for the American Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award Category 1 Credit.

Physicians must also complete one of four online Suicide Prevention modules provided by the Board for a total of 0.5 CME Credit.
Accepted CME
Accepted CME
State Statutes and Codes
Utah Medical Practice Act Rule
State Medical Board
Utah Department of Commerce - Professional Licensing - Contact Information
Updated March 2020
State requirements are subject to change. Please contact emcallister@facs.org or your state medical board if you have any questions or concerns about the content of this website.