Iowa CME Requirements
What are the state CME requirements in Iowa?
Here are the continuing medical education requirements for Iowa.
Iowa Board of Medicine CME Requirements
Annual State CME Requirements for Iowa
- 40 total hours every 2 years
- 40 Category 1 Credits
- 2 Category 1 Credits of Chronic Pain Management, Every 5 Years, for Primary Care Physicians
- 2 Category 1 Credits of End-Of-Life Care, Every 5 Years, for Primary Care Physicians
The Iowa Board of Medicine requires 40 Category 1 CME hours over a 2 year renewal period. If more than 40 hours are accumulated, up to 20 may be carried over. The number of required Category 1 credits is pro-rated for anyone who holds a permanent or administrative medicine license that was issued for fewer than two full years.
Physicians who provide primary care to patients are additionally required to complete 2 hours of Category 1 activities for chronic pain management and 2 hours of Category 1 activities for end-of-life care every five years.
View Source: Iowa Board of Medicine
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