Addiction Medicine & Alaska CME Requirements
- Complete at least 9 Self-Assessment modules every year
- Complete at least 17 AMA PRA Category 1™ Addiction CME credits every year
At a Glance
The American Board of Addiction Medicine requires 9 Self-Assessment modules every year from a pool of ABAM selected articles that will count towards the 26 CME requirement. In addition, 9 AMA PRA Category 1 ABAM-approved credits must be completed in the addiction medicine every year. 8 AMA PRA Category 1 credits can be self-reported, as long as they contain addiction components. Diplomates can earn additional CME by completing more than 9 SAMs.
- 50 Credits approved by the AMA or AOA.
At a Glance
50 total hours every 2 years
The Alaska State Medical Board requires 50 AMA- or AOA-approved CME credits. For license renewals, at least two of the total hours of CME that are required to qualify for renewal must be specific to pain management and opioid use and addiction. Courses must be category 1 of AMA-approved education or Category 1 or 2 of AOA-approved education. For a podiatrist, it may instead be earned in a continuing medical education program from a provider that is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME).
Addiction Medicine CME - $599
Earn up to 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ quickly and easily by answering multiple choice questions.
Continuing Education requirements change often. We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.