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.