North Carolina CME Requirements
What are the state CME requirements in North Carolina?
Here are the continuing medical education requirements for North Carolina.
North Carolina Medical Board CME Requirements
Annual State CME Requirements for North Carolina
- 60 total hours every 3 years
- 60 Category 1 Credits in Area of Practice
- 3 Controlled Substances
Each person licensed to practice medicine in the State of North Carolina, except those holding a residency training license, shall complete at least 60 hours of Category 1 CME relevant to the physician's current or intended specialty or area of practice every three years.
Beginning on July 1, 2017, every physician who prescribes controlled substances, except those holding a residency training license, shall complete at least three hours of CME, from the required 60 hours of Category 1 CME, that is designed specifically to address controlled substance prescribing practices. The controlled substance prescribing CME shall include instruction on controlled substance prescribing practices, recognizing signs of the abuse or misuse of controlled substances, and controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain management.
View Source: North Carolina Medical Board
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