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    West Virginia CME Requirements

    What are the state CME requirements in West Virginia?

    Here are the continuing medical education requirements for West Virginia.

    West Virginia Board of Medicine CME Requirements

    State CME Requirements for West Virginia

    • 50 total hours every 2 years
    • 50 Category 1 Credits
    • 3 Best Practices Prescribing of Controlled Substances and Drug Diversion Training
    • 30 Hours in Area of Specialty

    The West Virginia Board of Medicine requires 50 Category 1 CME hours every two years. Of these hours, a minimum of 30 must relate to the physician's specialty, and a minimum of 3 hours in board approved hours on the subject of best practices prescribing of controlled substances and drug diversion training.

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    West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine CME Requirements

    State CME Requirements for West Virginia

    • 32 total hours every 2 years
    • 16 AOA Category 1-A or 1-B Credits (Osteopathic)
    • 3 Board Approved Courses (Licensees that prescribes, administers or dispenses controlled substances only)

    The West Virginia Board of Osteopathy requires 32 CME hours every two years. Of these hours, 16 must be either AOA-approved Category 1-A or 1-B. Additionally, licensees are required to complete drug diversion training and best practice prescribing of controlled substances training. For licensees that prescribes, administers or dispenses controlled substances, 3 of the 32 hours must be earned through a board-approved course.

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    West Viriginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine

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